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Table of Contents for
Catching the Torch: Contemporary Canadian Literary Responses to World War I by Neta Gordon


Introduction: Contemporary Canadian First World War Narratives: Remembering Canada’s Best Self

Chapter One: The Dead Speak: Considering the Use of Prosopopoeia in Dancock’s Dance, Mary’s Wedding, and The Deep

Chapter Two: The War and Concepts of Nation in Jack Hodgins’s Broken Ground and Frances Itani’s Deafening

Chapter Three: Abandoning the Archivist: Commemorating the War Insider and Outsider in the World War One Novels of Alan Cumyn and Jane Urquhart

Chapter Four: Other Canadians: The Representation of Alternate Versions of the War in Vimy, Unity (1918), Three Day Road, and A Secret Between Us

Conclusion: Representations of the First World War and Wishing