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Description - Canadian Cultural Poesis by Gary Sherbert

How do we make culture and how does culture make us? Canadian Cultural Poesis takes a comprehensive approach toward Canadian culture from a variety of provocative perspectives. Centred on the notion of culture as social identity, it offers original essays on cultural issues of urgent concern to Canadians: gender, technology, cultural ethnicity, and regionalism. From a broad range of disciplines, contributors consider these issues in the contexts of media, individual and national identity, language, and cultural dissent. Providing an excellent introduction to current debates in Canadian culture, Canadian Cultural Poesis will appeal not only to readers looking for an overview of Canadian culture but also to those interested in cultural studies and interdisciplinarity, as well as scholars in film, art, literature, sociology, communication, and womens studies. This book offers new insights into how we make and are made by Canadian culture, each essay contributing to this poetics, inventing new ways to welcome cultural differences of all kinds fo the Canadian cultural community.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780889204867
ISBN-10: 0889204861
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 540
Imprint: Wilfrid Laurier University Press
Publisher: Wilfrid Laurier University Press
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2005
Country of Publication: Canada

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Author Biography - Gary Sherbert

Gary Sherbert, Annie Gerin and Sheila Petty, Editors