Further Resources

Some Relevant Canadian Literature Special Issues

Key Critical Works

  • Anderson, Benedict. Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism. 1983. Rev. ed. New York: Verso, 1991. Print.
  • Atwood, Margaret. Survival: A Thematic Guide to Canadian Literature. Toronto: Anansi, 1972. Print.
  • Bissoondath, Neil. Selling Illusions: The Cult of Multiculturalism in Canada. New York: Penguin, 1994. Print.
  • Chamberlin, J. Edward. If This is Your Land, Where are Your Stories? Finding Common Ground. Toronto: Knopf Canada, 2003. Print.
  • Coleman, Daniel. White Civility: The Literary Project of English Canada. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 2006. Print.
  • Corse, Sarah M. Nationalism and Literature: The Politics of Culture in Canada and the United States. New York: Cambridge UP, 1997. Print.
  • Grace, Sherrill. Canada and the Idea of North. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen’s UP, 2002. Print.
  • —. On the Art of Being Canadian. Vancouver: U of British Columbia P, 2009. Print.
  • Frye, Northrop. The Bush Garden: Essays on the Canadian Imagination. Toronto: Anansi, 1971. Print.
  • Irvine, Dean. Editing Modernity: Women and Little-Magazine Cultures in Canada, 1916-1956. Toronto: Toronto UP, 2008. Print.
  • Kymlicka, Will. Finding Our Way: Rethinking Ethnocultural Relations in Canada. New York: Oxford UP, 1998. Print.
  • Moss, Laura, ed. Is Canada Postcolonial: Unsettling Canadian Literature. Waterloo, ON: Wilfred Laurier UP, 2003. Print.
  • Mount, Nick. When Canadian Literature Moved to New York. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 2005. Print.
  • Taylor, Charles. The Politics of Recognition. New Contexts of Canadian Criticism. Eds. Ajay Heble, Donna Palmateer Pennee, and J.R. (Tim) Struthers. Peterborough, ON: Broadview, 1996. 98-131. Print.
  • Wyile, Herb. Speculative Fictions: Contemporary Canadian Novelists and the Writing of History. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s UP, 2002. Print.
  • Wyile, Herb. Anne of Tim Hortons: Globalization and the Reshaping of Atlantic-Canadian Literature. Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier UP, 2011. Print.