Wilderness / Sophistication

Faye Hammill

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This paper offers a preliminary exploration of the sets of ideas and images which cohere around these two notions of wilderness and sophistication. It considers the ways in which they are constructed as opposites in Canadian writing, and suggests
that, within the literary structures of pastoral, they may interpenetrate.
Original languageEnglish
TypePublished lecture
Media of outputPamphlet
PublisherBritish Library
Number of pages22
Place of PublicationLondon
ISBN (Print)0712344640
Publication statusPublished - 2012


  • sophistication
  • wilderness
  • history of a single word


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