Literary celebrity in Canada

York, Lorraine Mary, 1958- author

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  • <em>Literary Celebrity in Canada</em> explores that space, drawing on current theories of celebrity and questioning their tendency to view fame as an empty phenomenon.


  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • English


  • Literary celebrity? -- Earlier literary stardom in Canada -- Margaret Atwood's "uneasy eminence" : negotiating with the famous -- Michael Ontdaatje and the "twentieth-century game of fame" -- "Arriving late as always" : the literary celebrity of Carol Shields -- Walking the walk : a conclusion
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