Books – Literary Criticism
Mennonite Writing in North America
Mennonite writing through the lens of identity.
Grey Owl the Writer and the Myths
A critical assessment of Archie Belaney seen through his writings as Grey Owl.
Examining the construction of Indigenous images and identities.
Two Centuries of Writing and Resistance at Six Nations of the Grand River
A literary and intellectual history of the Haudenosaunee.
Mennonites and Migration in Canadian Literature
A thoughtful and engaging argument that re-situates the discourse of migrant writing in Canada.
Understanding the World Through Stories
A foundational text for understanding the field of Aboriginal Studies.
Essays on Western Canada
A multidisciplinary analysis of the Canadian West.
Approaches to Inuit Literature
A groundbreaking introduction to Inuit literary criticism.
Native Resistance Discourse, 1850 - 1990
In this long-awaited book from one of the most recognized and respected scholars in Native Studies today, Emma LaRocque presents a powerful interdisciplinary study of the Native literary response to racist writing in the Canadian historical and literary record from 1850 to 1990.
Indigenous Literature, Public Policy, and Healing
From the earliest settler policies to deal with the “Indian problem,” to contemporary government-run programs ostensibly designed to help Indigenous people, public policy has played a major role in creating the historical trauma that so greatly impacts the lives of Canada’s Aboriginal peoples. Taking Back Our Spirits traces the link between Canadian public policies, the injuries they have inflicted on Indigenous people, and Indigenous literature’s ability to heal individuals and communities.