Return of the Sphinx

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McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP, May 1, 2009 - Literary Collections
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Alan Ainslie is an able and dedicated man high in the government. Daniel Ainslie, his son, is a member of an explosive movement impelled by the naive rebelliousness of the New Left. Hugh MacLennan weaves a complex and story of two generations in conflict. Originally published in 1967, Return of the Sphinx is something of a sequel to the more optimistic Two Solitudes and reflects MacLennan's disenchantment with the world in general and the apparently intractable French-English debate in Canada.
 

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Excellent book, deep in its themes and expansive in its scope. Should be read by anyone who wants to understand what Canada is all about. I had read Two Solitudes a number of years ago and I wondered ... Read full review

Contents

GENERAL EDITORS NOTE
CHRONOLOGY
SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY
INTRODUCTION
RETURN OF THE SPHINXBOOK ONE
ONE
TWO
THREE
INTERMEZZO
BOOK TWO
ONE
TWO
THREE
FOUR
FIVE
SIX

FOUR
FIVE
SIX
SEVEN
EIGHT
NINE
TEN
SEVEN
EIGHT
NINE
TEN
EPILOGUE
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Born in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Hugh MacLennan (1907-1990) taught at McGill University from 1951 to 1981 and wrote novels and essays that helped define Canadian literature.

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