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Disruptive Threads and Renegade Yarns: Domestic Textile Making in Selected Women's Writing 1811-1925
Images of domestic textiles (items made at home for consumption within the household) and textile making form an important subtext to women’s writing, both during and after industrialization. Through a close reading of ...
Post-Nationality and the Bifurcated Nation-State in English-Canadian Fiction
This study argues that expressions of national identity in modern and contemporary English-Canadian fiction often conceive of the nation as having bifurcated into, on the one hand, ethnic, and, on the other hand, pluralist ...
Dionne Brand, Austin Clarke, and Tessa McWatt: Blackening Canada
This project analyzes contemporary black diasporic writing in Canada, arguing that Dionne Brand, Austin Clarke and Tessa McWatt evince a unique form of double-consciousness in their writings. Their work transforms ...