Literary History of Saskatchewan by David CarpenterLiterary History of Saskatchewan by David Carpenter

Literary History of Saskatchewan

EditorDavid Carpenter

Paperback | January 11, 2013

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A valuable addition to any bibliophile's collection! The rich history of a province's literature, in the essays of well-known writers from across the Prairie and Canadian literary landscapes. Saskatchewan's literary history is both colourful and complex. It is also mature enough to deserve a critical investigation of its roots and origins, its salient features and its prominent players. This collection of scholarly essays, conceptualized and compiled by well-known Saskatchewan novelist, essayist and scholar David Carpenter, examines the Saskatchewan literary scene, from its early Aboriginal storytellers on through to the decades to the burgeoning 1970s. The dozen essays, preceded by a David Carpenter introduction, include such topics as "Our New Storytellers: Cree Literature in Saskatchewan"; "The Literary Construction of Saskatchewan before 1905: Narratives of Trade, Rebellion and Settlement" and "The New Generation: The Seventies Remembered." Also included are special topics, among them n "Playwriting in Saskatchewan"; "Feral Muse, Angelic Muse n The Poetry of Anne Szumigalski", and tribute pieces to John V. Hicks, R.D. Symons, Terrence Heath and Alex Karras. Contributing scholars include the likes of: Kristina Fagan, Jenny Kerber, Susan Gingell, Ken Mitchell and Martin Winquist.
David Carpenter is the popular author of more than a dozen books including novels, short story collections, essays, hunting memoirs, a fishing guide and even a book of poetry. His books have won or been shortlisted for many national and regional writing awards. His fiction and non-fiction has also been published in most notable Canadia...
Title:Literary History of SaskatchewanFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8.75 × 6.11 × 0.71 inPublished:January 11, 2013Publisher:Coteau BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1550505157

ISBN - 13:9781550505153