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Rewriting the Break Event - a book by Zacharias, Robert

Rewriting the Break Event

Mennonites and Migration in Canadian Literature

Rewriting the Break Event( )
Author: Zacharias, Robert
Series title:Studies in Immigration and Culture Ser.
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:University of Manitoba Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $70.00
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Despite the fact that Russian Mennonites began arriving in Canada en masse in the 1870s, Mennonite Canadian literature has been marked by a compulsive retelling of the mass migration of some 20,000 Russian Mennonites to Canada following the collapse of the "Mennonite Commonwealth" in the 1920s. This privileging of a seminal dispersal within the community's broader history reveals the ways in which the 1920s narrative has come to function as an origin story, or "break event," for the...
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Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches

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