A sense of style: studies in the art of fiction in English-speaking Canada

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ECW Press, 1989 - Literary Criticism - 235 pages
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A discussion of the work of 10 fiction writers representing the range of Canadian fiction during the past 50 years that emphasizes artistry rather than theme or the exploration of national identity. The writers considered are Margaret Atwood, Robertson Davies, Mavis Gallant, Jack Hodgins, Hugh Hood, Margaret Laurence, W. O. Mitchell, Alice Munro, Howard O'Hagan, and Ethel Wilson.

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Contents

Preface
7
Introduction
13
Howard OHagan
23
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W. J. Keith is a professor of English at University College, University of Toronto. His books include Epic Fiction: The Art of Rudy Wiebe, Canadian Literature in English, and Introducing Margaret Atwood's The Edible Woman.

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