Canadian Historical Writing
Reading the Remains
|Publication Date||June 2014|
|Formats||Hardcover Ebook (EPUB) Ebook (PDF)|
Presenting an archaeology of contemporary Canadian literature, Canadian Historical Writing: Reading the Remains situates ideas of history circulating in literary culture within the theory and practice of historiography. Drawing on international debates within the fields of literary studies and history, the book focuses on the roles played by time, evidence, and interpretation in defining the historical. Renée Hulan analyzes this aesthetic form using case studies of Timothy Findley's Famous Last Words, Margaret Atwood's Alias Grace, and Armand Garnet Ruffo's Grey Owl: The Mystery of Archie Belaney.