Professor Leslie G. Monkman

(Emeritus) Phd York

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Research Interests

Canadian and other postcolonial literatures.

Recent Publications

  • “Canadian Literature in English ‘Among Worlds,’ ” Homework: Postcolonialism, Pedagogy and Canadian Literature, ed. Cynthia Sugars (2004).


Author of A Native Heritage: Images of the Indian in English-Canadian Literature (U of Toronto P, 1981) and monographs including A Renaissance in Context: Canadian Literature in the 1960s (Canada House, 1982) and “Horses and Canoes, Kangaroos and Beavers”: Comparing Australian and Canadian Literatures (Macquarie University, 1990); author of articles on Canadian and other postcolonial literatures in English in journals such as Canadian LiteratureArielWorld Literature Written in English and Australian and New Zealand Studies in Canada; co-editor of Literature in Canada, 2 volumes (Gage, 1978), Stories of Québec (Oberon, 1980), Canadian Novelists and the Novel (Borealis, 1981), Towards a Canadian Literature (Tecumseh, 1985), On Middle Ground (Methuen, 1987), and Tecumseh(Canadian Poetry Press, 1992). Member of the Editorial Board of Canadian Literture and of SSHRC Council.