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Yardwork: A Biography of an Urban Place
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Daniel Coleman is looking to find a home. After a childhood that left him feeling placeless, he ended up in Hamilton, Ontario, one of Canada's most polluted cities at the time. Yardwork is his attempt to put down roots in a place he never expected to be. Coleman…
In Bed with the Word: Reading, Spirituality, and Cultural Politics
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In Bed with the Word addresses questions such as: When people want to pray, to worship, to marry or bury, why do they reach for a book? What is it about reading that feels like a spiritual posture? What kinds of reading go beyond being private entertainment to…
Retooling the Humanities: The Culture of Research in Canadian Universities
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Is market-driven research healthy? Responding to the language of "knowledge mobilization" that percolates through Canadian postsecondary education, the literary scholars who contributed these essays address the challenges that an intensified culture of research…
The Scent of Eucalyptus: A Missionary Childhood in Ethiopia
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The fair-haired child of Canadian missionary parents, Daniel Coleman grew up with an ambivalent relationship to the country of his birth. He was clearly different from his Ethiopian playmates, but because he was born in Ethiopia and knew no other home, he was not…
Jj And The Big Bend
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|June 29, 2019

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Ever felt you just don't measure up and no matter what you say or do, you always come up short? If that's true, then you're certainly tall enough to read this book! Set in 70's small town America JJ & the Big Bend is the story of a ten-year-old boy called JJ,…
Beyond "Understanding Canada": Transnational Perspectives on Canadian Literature
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The dismantling of “Understanding Canada”—an international program eliminated by Canada’s Conservative government in 2012—posed a tremendous potential setback for Canadianists. Yet Canadian writers continue to be celebrated…
The Foreigner: A Tale of Saskatchewan
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The Foreigner (1909) tells the story of Kalman Kalmar, a young Ukrainian immigrant working in rural Saskatchewan. It addresses the themes of male maturation, cultural assimilation, and a form of “muscular Christianity” recurring in Connor’s…
Countering Displacements: The Creativity and Resilience of Indigenous and Refugee-ed Peoples
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The essays in this collection explore the activities of two populations of displaced peoples that are seldom discussed together: Indigenous peoples and refugees or diasporic peoples around the world. Rather than focusing on victimhood, the authors focus on the…
White Civility: The Literary Project of English Canada
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|June 15, 2008

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In White Civility Daniel Coleman breaks the long silence in Canadian literary and cultural studies around Canadian whiteness and examines its roots as a literary project of early colonials and nation-builders. He argues that a specific form of whiteness emerged…
Canyon Incident
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|January 1, 2002

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A burned-out advertising professional briefly leaves his stressful job to reflect on life. His experience goes far beyond expectation. He returns to everyday life and re-examines his values, finding life changes are necessary for a renewal of inner peace.
Beyond The Horizon: A True Life Journey To Destiny
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|December 19, 1998

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Masculine Migrations: Reading the Postcolonial Male in New Canadian Narratives
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This book examines the representation of masculinities in the fictions and autobiographies of some of Canada's most exciting writers, including Austin Clarke, Dany Laferrière, Neil Bissoondath, Michael Ondaatje, Ven Begamudré, and Rohinton Mistry, to…
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