Literary Theory & Criticism

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Dracula

A Study of Editorial Practices

Universitas Press

This unforgiving study of scholarly editions of Stoker’s novel shows that the scholarship and the editorial practices are flawed.

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Histopias

From the Bible to Cloud Atlas

Universitas Press

A (late) postmodernist phenomenon, histopias are fictional retellings of the history of the world.

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Gothic and Racism

Universitas Press

The intricate link between Gothic and racism is often overlooked in favour of romance, beauty and adventure.

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Dracula Invades England

The Text, the Context, and the Reader

Universitas Press

This study answers unequivocally the question that Dracula critics have been trying to answer in the negative: Can Dracula be analysed from a postcolonial perspective? Yes!

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“My Own Portrait in Writing”

Self-Fashioning in the Letters of Vincent van Gogh

Athabasca University Press

An inspiring book that argues for Van Gogh’s letters to be placed alongside the literary work of Blake and Eliot.

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The Letters of Vincent van Gogh

A Critical Study

Athabasca University Press

As the first literary critical study of Vincent van Gogh’s letters, The Letters of Vincent van Gogh presents the painter’s letters as purposeful imaginative creations that chart van Gogh’s evolving conception of himself as an artist.

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Selves and Subjectivities

Reflections on Canadian Arts and Culture

Athabasca University Press

The self and the other in the works of Canadian contemporary artists.

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On the Art of Being Canadian

UBC Press

Drawing on a wealth of artistic expression, this book explores how the arts and artists have shaped Canadian national identity.

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Wild Words

Essays on Alberta Literature

Athabasca University Press

As the first collection of literary criticism focusing on Alberta writers, Wild Words establishes a basis for identifying Alberta fiction, poetry, drama, and nonfiction as valid subjects of study in their own right.

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Working Girls in the West

Representations of Wage-Earning Women

UBC Press

Examining the eager debate that followed women into the paid workforce in the early twentieth century, this volume uncovers the “working girl” heroines of western Canada’s poetry, prose, and fiction.

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