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Table of Contents for
Transnational Canadas: Anglo-Canadian Literature and Globalization by Kit Dobson

Introduction: Globalization and Canadian Literature

PART ONE: Reconstructing the Politics of Canadian Nationalism

Introduction to Part One

Chapter One: Spectres of Derrida and Theory’s Legacy

Chapter Two: Ambiguous Resistance in Margaret Atwood’s Surfacing

Chapter Three: Nationalism and the Void in Dennis Lee’s Civil Elegies

Chapter Four: Leonard Cohen’s Beautiful Losers and the Crisis of Canadian Modernity

Conclusion to Part One

PART TWO: Indigeneity and the Rise of Canadian Multiculturalism

Introduction to Part Two

Chapter Five: Critique of Spivakian Reason and Canadian Postcolonialisms

Chapter Six: Multiculturalism and Reconciliation in Joy Kogawa’s Obasan

Chapter Seven: Multicultural Postmodernities in Michael Ondaatje’s In the Skin of a Lion

Chapter Eight: Dismissing Canada in Jeannette Armstrong’s Slash

Conclusion to Part Two

PART THREE: Canada in the World

Introduction to Part Three

Chapter Nine: Transnational Multitudes

Chapter Ten: Mainstreaming Multiculturalism? The Giller Prize

Chapter Eleven: Global Subjectivities in Roy Miki’s Surrender

Chapter Twelve: Writing Past Belonging in Dionne Brand’s What We All Long For

Conclusion to Part Three


Conclusion: Transnational Canadas


Bibliography

Index