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The Resource Other selves : animals in the Canadian literary imagination, edited by Janice Fiamengo

Other selves : animals in the Canadian literary imagination, edited by Janice Fiamengo

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Other selves : animals in the Canadian literary imagination
Title
Other selves
Title remainder
animals in the Canadian literary imagination
Statement of responsibility
edited by Janice Fiamengo
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Other Selves: Animals in the Canadian Literary Imagination begins with the premise, first suggested by Margaret Atwood in The Animals in That Country (1968), that animals have occupied a peculiarly central position in the Canadian imagination. Unlike the longer-settled countries of Europe or the more densely-populated United States, in Canada animals have always been the loved and feared co-inhabitants of this harsh, beautiful land. From the realistic animal tales of Charles G.D. Roberts and Ernest Thompson Seton, to the urban animals of Marshall Saunders and Dennis Lee, to the lyrical observ
Member of
Cataloging source
OCLCE
Dewey number
C810.9/362
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
PR9184.6
LC item number
.O84 2007
Literary form
essays
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Fiamengo, Janice Anne
Series statement
Reapraisals : Canadian writers,
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Animals in literature
  • Human-animal relationships in literature
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Animals in literature
  • Human-animal relationships in literature
  • Tiere
  • Literatur
  • Kanada
  • Englisch
Label
Other selves : animals in the Canadian literary imagination, edited by Janice Fiamengo
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Animals in This Country": Animals in the Canadian Literary Imagination / Janice Fiamengo -- pt. I. Reading Strategies for Animal Writing -- (B)othering the Theory: Approaching the Unapproachable in Bear and other Realistic Animal Narratives / Gwendolyn Guth -- "Ontological Applause": Metaphor and Homology in the Poetry of Don McKay / Susan Fisher -- "Drawn from Nature": Katherine Govier's Audubon and the Trauma of Extinction / Cynthia Sugars -- Lick me, Bite me, Hear me, Write me: Tracking Animals between Postcolonialism and Ecocriticism / Travis V. Mason -- Yann Martel's Life of Pi: Back in the World, or "The Story with Animals in the Better Story" / Jack Robinson -- pt. II. Animal Writers -- "So That Nothing May be Lost": Thomas McIlwraith's Birds of Ontario / Christoph Irmscher -- Marshall Saunders and the Urbanization of the Animal / Gwendolyn Davies -- Charles G.D. Robert's cosmic Animals: Aspects of "Mythticism" in Earth's Enigmas / Thomas Hodd -- St. Archie of the Wild: Grey Owl's Account of his "Natural" Conversion / Albert Braz -- "At War with Nature": Animals in Timothy Findley's The Wars / Peter Webb -- Fear, Friendship, and Delight: The appeal of Animals in the Children's Poetry of Dennis Lee / Greg Maillet -- pt. III. The Politics of Animal Representation -- When Elephants Weep: Reading The White Bone as a Sentimental Animal Story / Ella Soper-Jones -- "The Mania for Killing": Hunting and Collecting in Seton's The Arctic Prairies / Misao Dean -- The Politics of Hunting in Canadian women's Narratives of Travel / Wendy Roy -- National Species: Ecology, Allegory, and Indigeneity in the Wolf Stories of Roberts, Seton, and Mowat / Brian Johnson
Control code
627218915
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (363 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780776617701
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), portraits (some color).
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 55b46ba8-0661-4218-a353-0c0c5d9e5e4e
  • 22573/ctt1ckkmnm
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)627218915
Label
Other selves : animals in the Canadian literary imagination, edited by Janice Fiamengo
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Animals in This Country": Animals in the Canadian Literary Imagination / Janice Fiamengo -- pt. I. Reading Strategies for Animal Writing -- (B)othering the Theory: Approaching the Unapproachable in Bear and other Realistic Animal Narratives / Gwendolyn Guth -- "Ontological Applause": Metaphor and Homology in the Poetry of Don McKay / Susan Fisher -- "Drawn from Nature": Katherine Govier's Audubon and the Trauma of Extinction / Cynthia Sugars -- Lick me, Bite me, Hear me, Write me: Tracking Animals between Postcolonialism and Ecocriticism / Travis V. Mason -- Yann Martel's Life of Pi: Back in the World, or "The Story with Animals in the Better Story" / Jack Robinson -- pt. II. Animal Writers -- "So That Nothing May be Lost": Thomas McIlwraith's Birds of Ontario / Christoph Irmscher -- Marshall Saunders and the Urbanization of the Animal / Gwendolyn Davies -- Charles G.D. Robert's cosmic Animals: Aspects of "Mythticism" in Earth's Enigmas / Thomas Hodd -- St. Archie of the Wild: Grey Owl's Account of his "Natural" Conversion / Albert Braz -- "At War with Nature": Animals in Timothy Findley's The Wars / Peter Webb -- Fear, Friendship, and Delight: The appeal of Animals in the Children's Poetry of Dennis Lee / Greg Maillet -- pt. III. The Politics of Animal Representation -- When Elephants Weep: Reading The White Bone as a Sentimental Animal Story / Ella Soper-Jones -- "The Mania for Killing": Hunting and Collecting in Seton's The Arctic Prairies / Misao Dean -- The Politics of Hunting in Canadian women's Narratives of Travel / Wendy Roy -- National Species: Ecology, Allegory, and Indigeneity in the Wolf Stories of Roberts, Seton, and Mowat / Brian Johnson
Control code
627218915
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (363 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780776617701
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), portraits (some color).
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 55b46ba8-0661-4218-a353-0c0c5d9e5e4e
  • 22573/ctt1ckkmnm
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)627218915

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