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Product Description: eng The first collection of critical essays devoted to the study of English-Canadian literary anthologies brings together the work of thirteen prominent critics to investigate anthology formation in Canada and answer these key questions: Why are there so many literary anthologies in Canada, and how can we trace their history? What role have anthologies played in the formation of Canadian literary taste? How have anthologies influenced the training of students from generation to generation? What literary values do the editors of various anthologies tend to support, and how do these values affect canon formation in Canada? How have different genres fared in the creation of literary anthologies? How do Canadian anthologies transmit ideas about gender, region, ideology, and nation? Specific essays focus on anthologies as national metaphors, the controversies surrounding early literary collections, representations of First Nations peoples in anthologies, and the ways in which various editors have understood exploration narratives...read more
By Robert Lecker (editor)

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9781771121071 | Wilfrid Laurier Univ Pr, November 2, 2015, cover price $48.99 | About this edition: eng The first collection of critical essays devoted to the study of English-Canadian literary anthologies brings together the work of thirteen prominent critics to investigate anthology formation in Canada and answer these key questions: Why are there so many literary anthologies in Canada, and how can we trace their history?
9780373510443, titled "Best Laid Plans" | Harlequin Books, June 1, 1994, cover price $3.59 | also contains Best Laid Plans

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Product Description: Keepers of the Code explores the complex network of associations and negotiations that influenced the development of literary anthologies in English Canada from 1837 to the present. Lecker shows that these anthologies are deeply conflicted narratives that embody the tensions and anxieties felt by their editors when faced with the challenge of constructing or rejecting national ideals...read more

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9781442645714 | Univ of Toronto Pr, February 20, 2013, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: Keepers of the Code explores the complex network of associations and negotiations that influenced the development of literary anthologies in English Canada from 1837 to the present.

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9781442613966 | Univ of Toronto Pr, February 7, 2013, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Keepers of the Code explores the complex network of associations and negotiations that influenced the development of literary anthologies in English Canada from 1837 to the present.

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Product Description: With sharp humor and fascinating insight, this memoir of the Canadian publishing industry travels from the boom years of the 1970s to the changing world of books today. Readers are invited along for the ride as Lecker's turn in academia gives way to pop culture publishing, running a journal, and facing the real business challenges of selling books...read more

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9781550652109 | Vehicule Pr, September 28, 2006, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: With sharp humor and fascinating insight, this memoir of the Canadian publishing industry travels from the boom years of the 1970s to the changing world of books today.

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Product Description: Dennis Le's Civil Elegies remains one of the most potent long poems devoted to the nature of Canadian identity. Lee wanted us to realize that the cadence of our speaking and reading is politically charged. However, the rational problems that he raised also drove him crazy...read more

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9781896951973 | Cormorant Books, May 30, 2006, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Dennis Le's Civil Elegies remains one of the most potent long poems devoted to the nature of Canadian identity.

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9781550222197 | E C W Pr, January 1, 2003, cover price $50.00
9780920802472 | E C W Pr, June 1, 1985, cover price $45.00
9780920802908 | E C W Pr, June 1, 1985, cover price $45.00
9780920802465 | E C W Pr, June 1, 1983, cover price $40.00

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Product Description: In these wide-ranging and controversial essays, Lecker explores-and explodes-many of the myths surrounding the business of studying, teaching, and evaluating English-Canadian literature. Making It Real challenges our preconceptions of our literature, offering new insights into its historic connection with the idea of Canada...read more

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9780887845666 | House of Anansi Pr, November 1, 1998, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: In these wide-ranging and controversial essays, Lecker explores-and explodes-many of the myths surrounding the business of studying, teaching, and evaluating English-Canadian literature.

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By Jack David (editor), Robert Lecker (editor) and Ellen Quigley (editor)

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9781550222173 | E C W Pr, December 1, 1995, cover price $50.00
9781550220278, titled "Canadian Writers and Their Works. Fiction Series" | E C W Pr, October 1, 1990, cover price $45.00
9781550220322 | E C W Pr, December 1, 1989, cover price $45.00
9780920763742 | E C W Pr, March 1, 1988, cover price $45.00
9780920763797 | E C W Pr, December 1, 1987, cover price $45.00

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9781550222135 | E C W Pr, December 1, 1996, cover price $50.00

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Product Description: A study of the Canadian fiction writers Sandra Birdsell, Timothy Findley, W.P. Kinsella, and David Adams Richards.
By Robert Lecker (editor)

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9781550220698 | E C W Pr, October 1, 1991, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Providing in-depth, original criticism on Canadian writers—including John Newlove, Eli Mandel, Robert Kroetsch, Joe Rosenblatt, and Leonard Cohen—this series features essays by Canadian literary specialists.
9781550220469 | E C W Pr, December 1, 1989, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Canadian Writers and Their Works - Fiction
9780920763858 | E C W Pr, November 1, 1989, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Providing in-depth, original criticism on Canadian writers—including Leonard Cohen, Dave Godfrey, Robert Kroetsch, Jack Hodgins, and Robert Harlow—this series features essays by Canadian literary specialists.
9781550220520 | E C W Pr, December 1, 1988, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: A study of the Canadian fiction writers Martha Ostenso, Frederick Philip Grove, Raymond Knister, W.
9780920763698 | E C W Pr, October 1, 1988, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Canadian Writers and Their Works: Poetry Volume I
2 other edition(s) in this binding (see all)

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Product Description: Volume 8 in ECW's bibliography of Canada's major authors.

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9781550220445, titled "The Annotated Bibliography of Canada's Major Authors" | E C W Pr, December 1, 1994, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Volume 8 in ECW's bibliography of Canada's major authors.
9780920763117, titled "The Annotated Bibliography of Canada's Major Authors" | E C W Pr, January 1, 1987, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Volume 7 in ECW's bibliography of Canada's major authors.
9780816187423, titled "Annotated Bibliography of Canada's Major Authors" | G K Hall, June 1, 1985, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Volume 6 in ECW's bibliography of Canada's major authors.
9780920802939, titled "Annotated Bibliography of Canada's Major Authors" | E C W Pr, June 1, 1985, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Volume 6 in ECW's bibliography of Canada's major authors.
9780816187058, titled "The Annotated Bibliography of Canada's Major Authors" | G K Hall, April 1, 1984, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Volume 5 in ECW's bibliography of Canada's major authors.
6 other edition(s) in this binding (see all)

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9780920763124, titled "Annotated Bibliography of Canada's Major Authors" | E C W Pr, June 1, 1987, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Featuring primary and secondary information on key Canadian writers—including Marian Engel, Anne Hebert, Robert Kroetsch, and Thomas Raddall—each volume in this series provides complete annotations on all secondary entries, offers authoritative listings of all audio-visual material contains, and contains a comprehensive index of critics.
9780920802953, titled "The Annotated Bibliography of Canada's Major Authors" | E C W Pr, January 1, 1985, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Volume 6 in ECW's bibliography of Canada's major authors.

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Product Description: Providing in-depth, original criticism on Canadian writers—including George Bowering, Daphne Marlatt, bpNichol, Michael Ondaatje, and bill bissett—this series features essays by Canadian literary specialists. Each volume contains four to five essays that are unified in a general introduction...read more
By Robert Lecker (editor)

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9781550220636 | E C W Pr, January 1, 1992, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Providing in-depth, original criticism on Canadian writers—including George Bowering, Daphne Marlatt, bpNichol, Michael Ondaatje, and bill bissett—this series features essays by Canadian literary specialists.
9781550220216, titled "Canadian Writers and Their Works. Poetry Series" | E C W Pr, March 1, 1991, cover price $45.00
9781550220575 | E C W Pr, February 1, 1990, cover price $45.00
9781550220070, titled "Canadian Writers and Their Works. Poetry Series" | E C W Pr, November 1, 1989, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Canadian Writers and Their Works: Poetry Volume VI

By Robert Lecker (editor)

Hardcover:

9780802058263 | Univ of Toronto Pr, January 1, 1992, cover price $35.00

Paperback:

9780802067005 | Univ of Toronto Pr, January 1, 1992, cover price $17.95

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Product Description: The Borderlands Project is meant to promote greater recognition and understanding of the status of the United States and Canada as border neighbors. It is a comprehensive study of transborder attributes undertaken by a multidisciplinary team of social science and humanities scholars from both sides of the border...read more
By Robert Lecker (editor)

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9781550221336 | E C W Pr, December 1, 1991, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: The Borderlands Project is meant to promote greater recognition and understanding of the status of the United States and Canada as border neighbors.

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Product Description: This is the first full-length study of the short stories and novels by Clark Blaise. It follows his development as a deeply self-conscious writer who becomes involved in the dualities of the world around him—dualities that are reflected in the structure of his fiction and in the narrative strategies he employs to convey an image of himself...read more

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9781550220834 | E C W Pr, January 1, 1988, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: This is the first full-length study of the short stories and novels by Clark Blaise.

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9781550220827 | E C W Pr, January 1, 1988, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: This is the first full-length study of the short stories and novels by Clark Blaise.

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9780805766196 | Twayne Pub, January 1, 1986, cover price $19.95

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Product Description: A study of the Canadian fiction writers Adele Wiseman, Hugh Garner, Ethel Wilson, Robertson Davies, and Mordecai Richler.

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9780920802861 | E C W Pr, June 1, 1985, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: A study of the Canadian fiction writers Adele Wiseman, Hugh Garner, Ethel Wilson, Robertson Davies, and Mordecai Richler.
9780920802885 | E C W Pr, June 1, 1985, cover price $40.00

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Product Description: Unhampered by any predetermined theme or critical mould, Lecker is free to respond to the qualities and idiosyncrasies which make Blaise, Metcalf, and Hood unique. Lecker's introduction discusses the writers' development and traces their impact on the modern Canadian short story...read more
By Robert Lecker (editor)

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9780920802311 | E C W Pr, June 1, 1982, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Unhampered by any predetermined theme or critical mould, Lecker is free to respond to the qualities and idiosyncrasies which make Blaise, Metcalf, and Hood unique.

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