Comparative Cultural Studies and Michael Ondaatje's Writing

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Purdue University Press, 2005 - Literary Criticism - 147 pages
The papers in this volume represent recent scholarship about Booker Prize Winner Michael Ondaatje's oeuvre by scholars working in English-Canadian literature and culture. Contributors to the volume are Victoria Cook, Marlene Goldman, and Sandeep Sanghera with papers on Anil's Ghost, Beverley Curran, Stephanie M. Hilger, Hsuan Hsu, and Steven Totosy on The English Patient, Glen Lowry and Winfried Siemerling on In the Skin of a Lion, Jon Saklofske on Coming Through Slaughter, and Eluned Summers-Bremner on Ondaatje's Poetry. The papers in the volume are followed by a selected bibliography of scholarship about Ondaatje's oeuvre (Steven Totosy), a list of Ondaatje's works, and the bioprofiles of the contributors to the volume. With the objective to render appreciation of both Ondaatje's writing and thought about his writing, the critical work presented in the volume will prove useful to general readers, critics, and scholars alike.
 

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Steven Totosy De Zepetnek teaches media and culture studies at the University of Halle-Wittenberg, Germany. Totosy's areas of interest and publications are in literature and culture, theory and application in modern and contemporary European and North American fiction, Diaspora, exile, and ethnic minority writing, communication studies (audience), postcolonial studies, film and literature, bibliographies, new media scholarship and knowledge management, editing, etc., and he has published papers and books widely in these fields. He is founding and current editor of CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture (clcwebjournal.llb.purdue.edu) and series editor of Books in Comparative Cultural Studies, both published by Purdue University Press.

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