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Preface
The Canadian Short Story: Status, Criticism, Historical Survey
Reingard M. Nischik
1:	Canadian Animal Stories: Charles G. D. Roberts, "Do Seek Their Meat from God" 
(1892)
Martina Seifert
2:	Tory Humanism, Ironic Humor, and Satire: Stephen Leacock, "The Marine Excursion 
of the Knights of Pythias" (1912)
Heinz Antor
3:	The Beginnings of Canadian Modernism: Raymond Knister, "The First Day of 
Spring" (written 1924/25)
Julia Breitbach
4:	From Old World Aestheticist Immoralist to Prairie Moral Realist: Frederick Philip 
Grove, "Snow" (1926/1932)
Konrad Gro 
5:	Psychological Realism, Immigration, and City Fiction: Morley Callaghan, "Last 
Spring They Came Over" (1927)
Paul Goetsch
6:	Modernism, Prairie Fiction, and Gender: Sinclair Ross, "The Lamp at Noon" (1938)
Dieter Meindl
7:	"An Artful Artlessness": Ethel Wilson, "We Have to Sit Opposite" (1945)
Nina K¿ck
8:	Social Realism and Compassion for the Underdog: Hugh Garner, "One-Two-Three 
Little Indians" (1950)
Stefan Ferguson
9:	The Perils of Human Relationships: Joyce Marshall, "The Old Woman" (1952)
Rudolf Bader
10:	The Social Critic at Work: Mordecai Richler, "Benny, the War in Europe, and 
Myerson's Daughter Bella" (1956)
Fabienne C. Quennet
11:	Myth and the Postmodernist Turn in Canadian Short Fiction: Sheila Watson, 
"Antigone" (1959)
Martin Kuester
12:	The Modernist Aesthetic: Hugh Hood, "Flying a Red Kite" (1962)
Jutta Zimmermann
13:	Doing Well in the International Thing?: Mavis Gallant, "The Ice Wagon Going Down 
the Street" (1963)
Silvia Mergenthal
14:	(Un-)Doing Gender: Alice Munro, "Boys and Girls" (1964)
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15:	Collective Memory and Personal Identity in the Prairie Town of Manawaka: Margaret 
Laurence, "The Loons" (1966)
Caroline Rosenthal
16:	"Out of Place": Clark Blaise, "A Class of New Canadians" (1970)
Wolfgang Kloo 
17:	Realism and Parodic Postmodernism: Audrey Thomas, "Aquarius" (1971)
Lothar H¿nnighausen
18:	"The Problem Is to Make the Story": Rudy Wiebe, "Where Is the Voice Coming 
from?" (1971)
Heinz Ickstadt
19:	The Canadian Writer as Expatriate: Norman Levine, "We All Begin in a Little 
Magazine" (1972)
Gordon B¿lling
20:	Canadian Artist Stories: John Metcalf, "The Strange Aberration of Mr. Ken Smythe" 
(1973)
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21:	"A Literature of a Whole World and of a Real World": Jane Rule, "Lilian" (1977)
Christina Strobel
22:	Failure as Liberation: Jack Hodgins, "The Concert Stages of Europe" (1978)
Waldemar Zacharasiewicz
23:	Figures in a Landscape: William Dempsey Valgardson, "A Matter of Balance" (1982)
Maria and Martin L¿schnigg
24:	"The Translation of the World into Words" and the Female Tradition: Margaret 
Atwood, "Significant Moments in the Life of My Mother" (1983)
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25:	"Southern Preacher": Leon Rooke, "The Woman Who Talked to Horses" (1984)
Nadja Gernalzick
26:	Nativeness as Third Space: Thomas King, "Borders" (1991)
Eva Gruber
27:	Digressing to Inner Worlds: Carol Shields, "Our Men and Women" (1999)
Brigitte Glaser
28:	A Sentimental Journey: Janice Kulyk Keefer, "Dreams: Storms: Dogs" (1999)
Georgiana Banita
Further Reading on the Canadian Short Story
Time Chart: The Short Story in the USA, Canada, and Great Britain
Notes on the Contributors
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Short stories, Canadian -- History and criticism.
Canadian fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.