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Canadian Literature and English Studies in the Canadian University

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dc.contributor.author Fee, Margery
dc.date.accessioned 2009-08-04T22:25:39Z
dc.date.available 2009-08-04T22:25:39Z
dc.date.issued 1993
dc.identifier.citation Margery Fee. "Canadian Literature and English Studies in the Canadian University." Essays on Canadian Writing 48 (1993): 20-40. en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2429/11661
dc.description.abstract English Studies began in Canada in 1884 at Dalhousie University; Canadian literature was first taught at the post-secondary level in 1907 at the Ontario Agricultural College in Guelph. Arnoldian humanism dominated the outlook of early professors of English in Canada. Their feeling that Canadian literature was not among "the best" explains why so few courses appeared in Canadian universities, despite nationalist pressure from students. About 5-10% of courses then were devoted to Canadian literature in the English curriculum and this (except in Quebec) remains the case today. en
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dc.language.iso eng en
dc.publisher Essays on Canadian Writing en
dc.subject Education in Canada en
dc.subject history of Canadian literary studies en
dc.subject English studies in Canada en
dc.subject colonial literary studies en
dc.subject Matthew Arnold en
dc.title Canadian Literature and English Studies in the Canadian University en
dc.type text en
dc.type.text article en
dc.description.affiliation English, Dept of en
dc.description.reviewstatus Peer-Reviewed en

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