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Oxford companion to Canadian history and literature

Norah Story

Oxford companion to Canadian history and literature

by Norah Story

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Published by Oxford University Press in Toronto, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canadian literature -- Dictionaries,
  • Canadian literature -- Bio-bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    StatementNorah Story.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 935 p. :
    Number of Pages935
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17728269M

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The second edition of the acclaimed Oxford Companion to Canadian Literature has been thoroughly updated with more than new entries on new writers, new books, and extended entries on established authors.

In keeping with the original, entries cover fiction, prose, poetry, drama, prominent writers, literary magazines, publishers, and more general : William Toye. This is the essential reference title for all those interested in Canadian History.

From the Norse to Nunavut, The Oxford Companion to Canadian History provides an authoritative and comprehensive guide to the significant events, issues, institutions, places, and people that have shaped Canada from earliest times to the : Gerald Hallowell.

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Read - Supplement to The Oxford Companion to Canadian History and Literature: Toye, William - desLibris. William Toye was one of twentieth-century Canadian book publishing's formative figures.

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It includes traditional subjects such as bibliography, palaeography, the history of printing, editorial theory and practice. William Toye was the general editor of the first edition of The Oxford Companion to Canadian Literature and co-editor of the second edition.

He wrote The St Lawrence () and William Toye on Canadian Literature (); edited the popular anthology The Book of Canada (); co-edited, with Robert Weaver, The Oxford Anthology of Canadian Literature (2nd edn, ); and was Cited by: 2. Get this from a library.

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Oxford companion to Canadian literature. Toronto ; New York: Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Online version: Oxford companion to Canadian literature. Toronto ; New York: Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: William Toye.This book offers a comprehensive and lively introduction to major writers, genres and topics in Canadian literature.

Addressing traditional assumptions and current issues, contributors pay attention to the social, political and economic developments that have informed literary events.

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