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By Colin Hill

Much of the scholarship on twentieth-century Canadian literature has argued that English-Canadian fiction used to be laid low with backwardness and an lack of ability to interact totally with the move of modernism that used to be so typical in British and American fiction and poetry. Modern Realism in English-Canadian Fiction re-evaluates Canadian literary tradition to posit that it's been misunderstood since it is a unique style, a nearby kind of the bigger overseas modernist movement.

Examining literary magazines, manifestos, archival files, and significant writers equivalent to Frederick Philip Grove, Morley Callaghan, and Raymond Knister, Colin Hill identifies a 'modern realism' that crosses areas in addition to city and rural divides. A daring interpreting of the modern-realist aesthetic and an articulate problem to a number of enduring and restricting myths approximately Canadian writing, Modern Realism in English- Canadian Fiction will stimulate vital debate in literary circles everywhere.

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