The Arbutus/Madrone Files: Reading the Pacific Northwest

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Oregon State University Press, 2002 - Literary Criticism - 239 pages
This lively and perceptive look at the literature of the U.S. and Canadian Pacific Northwest explores the dynamics of the cross-border region using resonant quotations, poetry, song lyrics, and art to demonstrate and enhance Laurie Ricou's critical readings and ideas.

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Laurie Ricou is a Professor of English at the University of British Columbia. He is a former president of the Western Literature Association, and currently edits "Canadian Literature". His previous publications include "Vertical Man/Horizontal World: Man and Landscape in Canadian Prairie Fiction" (0-7748-0023-2), "A Field Guide to "A Guide to Dungeness Spit"" (0-88982-165-8), and "The Arbutus/Madrone Files: Reading the Pacific Northwest" (1-896300-43-X). Ricou currently lives in Vancouver, BC.

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