Confluences 3: Essays on the New Canadian Literature (Paperback)

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By Dannabang Kuwabong (Editor)


The essays in this volume continue the examination, begun in Confluences 1 and continued in Confluences 2, of the exciting new writing that has emerged in Canada in the past few decades. Employing a variety of approaches and addressing the many concerns engaging their author-subjects--memory, history, and concentric identities; the subordination of women; and racism--this new body of writing collectively redefines and challenges the traditional idea of Canadian Literature. The authors whose works are discussed are:

  • W H Hudson
  • Pablo Urbanyi
  • Hugh Hazelton
  • Andrew Moodie
  • Dannabang Kuwabong
  • M NourbeSe Philip
  • Shani Mootoo
  • Pamela Mordecai
  • Claire Harris
  • Jenna Butler

About the Author

Dannabang Kuwabong is a Ghanaian Canadian born in Nanville in the Upper West Region of Ghana. He was educated in Ghana, Scotland, and Canada and teaches Caribbean literature at the University of Puerto Rico, San Juan. His publications include Konga and other Dagaaba Folktales; Visions of Venom; Caribbean Blues & Love's Genealogy; Echoes from Dusty Rivers; and Voices from Kibuli Country. Kuwabong's poetry adds a new dimension to the growing body of new voices that is expanding and redefining Canadian literature. He lives in Hamilton, Ontario.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781774150474
ISBN-10: 1774150476
Publisher: Mawenzi House Publishers Ltd.
Publication Date: November 18th, 2021
Pages: 144
Language: English