The CanLit Guides 2018 Collection: Chapter Spotlight — Comics and Canadian Literature

Croc Magazine (1979-1995) published many Quebecois cartoonists during its run. Alphonse in Chains, Public Domain, via Wikimedia.

Interested in comics? Read and learn more about them in Brenna Clarke Gray’s CanLit Guides chapter, “Comics and Canadian Literature“:

We now see comics appearing more frequently in college and university courses, including in Canadian literature classes. Yet the history, scholarship, and language of literary study do not always neatly transpose onto the world of comics. This chapter is designed to introduce new comics readers to the history of creating and evaluating comics in Canada and to the practice of reading them as scholars.

Read “Comics and Canadian Literature” 

CanLit Guides, created and maintained by Canadian Literature, is a open-access collection of learning materials on different topics in the field of Canadian literature. The CanLit Guides 2018 Collection is the result of collaboration between experts in the field and our editorial team. The chapters here cover a range of topics, time periods, and genres, and show the dynamic ways scholars are engaging with literatures in Canada today.