Identity and Community: Reflections on English, Yiddish, and French Literature in Canada

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Wayne State University Press, 1994 - Literary Criticism - 205 pages
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In this book, the author, a Jewish Canadian from Montreal who has been an American academic for most of his career, re-examines his cultural roots and connections. The problem of Canada and Canadian identity lies at the heart of the book, covering the personal, the communal and political.
 

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Contents

Acknowledgments 15 Introduction
17
Sir Charles G D
25
AN EXISTENTIAL PREMISE
44
3
104
La Grosse femme Macbeth and Des nouvelles dEdouard
124
Identity and Community
155
THE INDIVIDUAL AND THE GROUP
165
Index
199
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IRVING MASSEY is Professor of English and Comparative Literature and Adjunct Professor of French, Emeritus, at the State University of New York's University at Buffalo.

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