Open Country: Canadian Literature In English by Robert LeckerOpen Country: Canadian Literature In English by Robert Lecker

Open Country: Canadian Literature In English

byRobert Lecker

Paperback | August 1, 2007

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Robert Lecker (McGill University), one of the most thoughtful and respected CanadianLiterature scholars in the country, has worked very hard to put together an excitingnew anthology that includes some old favourites and some unexpected surprises!

Thisamazing new anthology is centered around tested stories that professors around thecountry have told us work in their classrooms.Open Country, Canadian Literature in English includes poetry and short stories fromearly Canadian Literature to the present.

The content is also available in four splits:

  1. Canadian Poetry
  2. Canadian Short Fiction
  3. Canadian Literature: The Beginning to 1950
  4. Canadian Literature: 1950 to the Present.
Robert Lecker is currently a professor at McGill University where his current research includes canonicity, literary history, readership and Contemporary Canadian fiction.
Title:Open Country: Canadian Literature In EnglishFormat:PaperbackDimensions:1275 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.7 inPublished:August 1, 2007Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0176103988

ISBN - 13:9780176103989

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Excellent anthology I used this anthology as part of my university Canadian Literature course. As an English teacher, I still continue to use the anthology. This is a great collection of Canadian literature, which includes both poems and short stories.
Date published: 2017-09-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good Anthology I bought this for Robert Lecker's Canadian Literature course and the anthology is well organized and includes great poets and authors alike. Lecker also includes brief backgrounds on each writer.
Date published: 2017-03-17

Table of Contents

Oliver Goldsmith 1794-1861 The Rising Village Thomas Chandler Haliburton 1796-1865 Gulling a Blue Nose Catharine Parr Traill 1802-1899 The Bereavement Susanna Moodie 1803-1885 A Visit to Grosse Isle Our First Settlement, and the Borrowing System Brian, the Still-Hunter Adieu to the Woods Charles Sangster 1822-1893 From The St. Lawrence and the Saguenay Isabella Valancy Crawford 1850-1887 The Dark Stag The Rose The Canoe The Lily Bed Malcolm's Katie Charles G.D. Roberts 1860-1943 The Tantramar Revisited The Furrow The Sower The Potato Harvest The Waking Earth The Cow Pasture When Milking Time Is Done Frogs The Pea-Fields The Mowing The Winter Fields The Flight of the Geese O Solitary of the Austere Sky The Iron Edge of Winter Ernest Thompson Seton 1860-1946 Lobo, the King of Currumpaw Bliss Carman 1861-1929 Low Tide on Grand Pre (written in 1886, publ. in 1893) A Northern Vigil By the Aurelian Wall I Loved Thee, Atthis, in the Long Ago Vestigia The Winter Scene E. Pauline Johnson 1861-1913 A Cry from an Indian Wife The Idlers The Pilot of the Plains The Cattle Thief Ojistoh The Corn Husker Archibald Lampman 1861-1899 The Railway Station Among the Timothy The Frogs Heat In October Morning on the Lièvres Winter Evening In November The City of the End of Things Winter Uplands At the Long Sault: May, 1660 Duncan Campbell Scott 1862-1947 The Onondaga Madonna The Piper of Arll The Forsaken Night Hymns on Lake Nipigon On the Way to the Mission The Height of Land At Gull Lake: August, 1810 Stephen Leacock 1869-1944 My Financial Career The Whirlwind Campaign in Mariposa Frederick Philip Grove 1879-1948 The House of Many Eyes E.J. Pratt 1882-1964 Newfoundland The Highway From Stone to Steel The Man and the Machine The Submarine The Truant Still Life Marjorie Pickthall 1883-1922 Dream River The Pool Improvisation on the Flute Miranda's Tomb The Spell The Princess in the Tower Ethel Wilson 1888-1980 Mr. Sleepwalker W.W. E. Ross 1894-1966 Curving, the Moon Lovers Wild Rose The Diver Good Angels First Snow Raymond Knister 1899-1932 The Fate of Mrs. Lucier F.R. Scott 1899-1985 North Stream Laurentian Shield A Grain of Rice Lakeshore National Identity A Lass in Wonderland Harry Robinson 1900-1990 You Think It's A Stump, But Thats My Grandfather A.J.M. Smith 1902-1980 The Lonely Land A Hyacinth for Edith Prothalamium Like an Old Proud King in a Parable Noctambule The Archer Metamorphosis The Wisdom of Old Jelly Roll Morley Callaghan 1903-1990 The Blue Kimono Earle Birney 1904-1995 Anglosaxon Street David Vancouver Lights Bushed The Bear on the Delhi Road CanLit El Greco: Espolio November Walk Near False Creek Mouth Sinclair Ross 1908-1996 The Lamp at Noon A.M. Klein 1909-1972 Design for Mediaeval Tapestry Heirloom Autobiographical Portrait of the Poet as Landscape The Rocking Chair Dorothy Livesay 1909-1996 Green Rain Day and Night London Revisited 1946 The Three Emily's Bartok and the Geranium Lament for J.F.B.L. The Notations of Love Sheila Watson 1909-1998 Antigone Anne Wilkinson 1910-1961 Lake Song Summer Acres In June and Gentle Oven Lens Letter To My Children Variations on a Theme Irving Layton 1912-2006 The Swimmer The Birth of Tragedy Composition in Late Spring The Fertile Muck For Mao Tse-Tung: A Meditation on Flies and Kings Whatever Else Poetry Is Freedom A Tall Man Executes a Jig To the Victims of the Holocaust P.K. Page 1916- The Stenographers Stories of Snow Arras The Permanent Tourists Photos of a Salt Mine T-Bar After Rain Cook's Mountains After Reading Albino Pheasants Margaret Avison 1918- The Apex Animal Snow Meeting Together of Poles and Latitudes (in Prospect) Searching and Sounding Strong Yellow, for Reading Aloud Just Left or the Night Margaret Laurence Died Al Purdy 1918-2000 The Cariboo Horses The Country North of Belleville Home-Made Beer Trees at the Arctic Circle When I Sat Down to Play the Piano At the Quinte Hotel Lament for the Dorsets Wilderness Gothic The Horsemen of Agawa Piling Blood Say the Na