The Canadian Mind – What’s Old is News

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By Sean Graham

We’re back with Season 2 of What’s Old is News and to kick it off, Sean Graham is joined by Andy Lamey, author of The Canadian Mind: Essays on Writers or Thinkers. They talk about Canadian literature in the second half of the 20th century, where nationalism fits into the story, and the how literary critics treated Canadian writing. They also chat about questions related to identity, language, and legacies and major literary figures.

Historical Headline of the Week

Bob Weber, “Vast Digital Trove of Recordings by Canadian Literature Greats Nears Completion,” Canadian Press, November 4, 2023.

Sean Graham is a media historian, an Adjunct Professor at Carleton University, and a contributing editor with

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