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How We Talk About Canada

The border between Canada and the United States not only seperates us geographically and politically, but also is an important symbol for defining Canadian nationality. In Borderlands, New poetically and metaphorically considers the image of 'the border' in Canada and how it affects the way Canadians look at themselves and their society.

Table of Contents

1. Giddy Limits: Canadian Studies and Other Metaphors

2. The Edge of Everything: Canadian Culture and the Border Field

3. The Centre of Somewhere Else: The Pig War and English 91

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