- This collection of sixteen essays by distinguished scholars examines critical discourse in Canada from the nineteenth century to 1980. A general introduction is followed by six sections, each containing one essay in English, one in French. The sections examine such topics as biographical criticism, historical criticism, thematic and sociological criticism, psychoanalysis and literature, formalism, semiotics and postmodern critical analysis.
CAROLINE BAYARD is professor of French at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario. She is the author of The New Poetics in Canada and Quebec: From Concretism to Postmodernism (1989).
Published: November 1992
Dimensions: 6 x 9 in.