Contemporary Theories and Canadian Fiction
This study attempts to bring together a series of provinces between and within contemporary theory, criticism and fiction. It provides an overview of some of the most complex issues shaping present literary debates with a clear focus on Canadian fiction of the last 20 years of the 20th century.
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