Making a Difference: Canadian Multicultural Literature by Smaro KamboureliMaking a Difference: Canadian Multicultural Literature by Smaro Kamboureli

Making a Difference: Canadian Multicultural Literature

EditorSmaro Kamboureli

Paperback | August 29, 2006

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The most comprehensive anthology in its field, the second edition of Making a Difference builds on the solid literary foundation established in the original landmark volume. Featuring a blend of Canadian poetry and short fiction, this anthology examines on cultural differences through thework of 70 writers representing a diverse range of Native and ethnic backgrounds. The result is a rich survey that celebrates the unique cultural heritage of Canadian literature and the multiplicity of this country's cultural spectrum.For this second edition, Making a Difference editor Smaro Kamboureli thoroughly reconsidered the table of contents and introduced over thirty-five authors, many of them seldom anthologized elsewhere, to the already extensive collection of established writers. These additions bring the collection upto date. By combining established classics with writings that seldom appear in similar anthologies, this unique collection stands as the most engaging and comprehensive in the market.
Smaro Kamboureli is Canada Research Chair in Critical Studies in Canadian Litarature at the School of English and Theatre Studies, University of Guelph. She is also the author of Scandalous Bodies: Diasporic Literature in English Canada, for which she won the Gabrielle Roy Award for Canadian Criticism.
Title:Making a Difference: Canadian Multicultural LiteratureFormat:PaperbackDimensions:544 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.1 inPublished:August 29, 2006Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0195422880

ISBN - 13:9780195422887


Table of Contents

IntroductionFugitive and Non-Fugitive Slave NarrativesSophia PooleyReverend Alexander HemsleyFrancis HendersonMrs Francis HendersonPauline JohnsonA Squamish Legend of NapoleonFrederick Philip GroveThe First Day of an ImmigrantA.M. KleinAutobiographicalDoctor DrummondIrving LaytonWhom I Write ForThe SearchEli Mandelestevan, 1934the returnsignsRienzi CruszCivilizationInterpreting the ClotheslineRootsRoy KiyookaWe Asian North Americanos: An unhistorical 'take' on growing up yellow in a white worldAustin ClarkeWhen He Was Free and Young and He Used To Wear SilksRudy WiebeA Night in Fort Pitt or (if you prefer) The Only Perfect Communists in the WorldJoy Kogawafrom ObasanClaire HarrisBlack SisyphusNo God Waits on IncenseWayson Choyfrom Paper Shadows: A Chinatown ChildhoodFred WahWaiting for saskatchewanFather/Mother Haibun #4from Music at the Heart of ThinkingDavid ArnasonThe SunfishBeth BrantThis is HistoryAndrew SuknaskiPhilip WellWest to Tolstoi, Manitoba (circa 1900)Vasylyna's RetreatIn the Beginning was TheLetter to Big BearThe Faceless GoodbyesDaphne Marlattfrom Month of Hungry GhostsRoy Mikimake it newmaterial recoverymaterial recovery twokiyookamaterial recovery threefool's scoldThomas KingThe One About Coyote Going WestMichael Ondaatjefrom In The Skin of a LionPatrick Friesensunday afternoonbibleeviscerationJ.J. SteinfeldIda Solomon's PlayMarlene Nourbese PhilipDiscourse on The Logic of LanguageSadhu BinningThe SymptomsTo Mother TeresaH. Nigel ThomasThe Village RamJeannette ArmstrongHistory LessonIndian WomanKristjana GunnarsMass and a DanceMary Di MicheleLife Is TheatreAfterword: Trading in on The American DreamLee MaracleBerthaGerry Shikatanifrom 'The Generalife Gardens, Alhambra, Granada, 1991'M.G. VassanjiThe London-ReturnedTomson HighwayMy CanadaAlootook IpellieLove TriangleJanice Kulyk KeeferNach UntenDi BrandtForewordZone: 'le Detroit'Sky Leefrom Disappearing Moon CafePrologue: Search for BonesRodhinton MistrySwimming LessonsDionne Brandfrom No Language Is Neutralfrom Land to Light OnAntonio D'AlfonsoIm SachsenhausenThe Loss of a CultureThe FamilyOn Being a WopAritha Van HerkOf Dykes and Boers and DrowningMakeda SilveraHer Head a VillageNeil Bissoondathfrom Selling Illusions: The Cult of Multiculturalism in Canada The Uses of EthnicityMarilyn DumontLetter to Sir John A. MacDonaldStill Unsaved SoulThe Devil's LanguageArmand Garnet RuffoPoem for Duncan Campbell ScottPowerAt Geronimo's GraveDetourVen BegamudreMosaicYasmin LadhaBeenaLawrence Hillfrom Any Known BloodShani MootooFor NaanDenudationNice RodriguezBig Nipple of The NorthNino RiciGoing to the MoonGeorge Elliot ClarkeLook Homeward, ExileThe SymposiumNalo HopkinsonA Habit of WasteAshok MathurInto SkinTess FragoulisDear Mr. BailMirian ToewsA Father's FaithDavid Odhiambofrom dissed/banded NationShyam SelvaduraiPigs Can't FlyWarren Carioufrom Lake of The PrairiesRemembering ClaytonHiromigotoStinky GirlGregory ScofieldOffering: 1996from Thunder Through My Veins Ta-Pa-Koo-Me-Way-Win (Making Relations)Phinderdulaibasmati brownLarissa laiThe Salt Fish GirlSuzette MayrThe Education of CarmenRita Wonglips shape yangtze, chang jiang, river longingcites of disturbancepuzzlinenTamas DobozyFour UnclesRichard Van CampSky BurialEvelyn LauMarriageWayde ComptonOWhere Heaven LiesDeclaration of the Halfrican NationDavid BezmozgisAn Animal to the Memory