Canadian Cultural Exchange Echanges culturels au Canada: by Norman Cheadle, Lucien Pelletier

By Norman Cheadle, Lucien Pelletier

The essays in Canadian Cultural alternate / ?changes culturels au Canada supply a nuanced view of Canadian transcultural event. instead of contemplating Canada as a bicultural dichotomy of colonizer/colonized, this publication examines a box of many cultures and the inventive interactions between them. This research discusses, from a variety of views, Canadian cultural area as being in means of continuous translation of either the opposite and oneself. Les articles r?unis dans Canadian Cultural trade / ?changes culturels au Canada donnent de l’exp?rience transculturelle canadienne une snapshot nuanc?e. Plut?t que dans les termes d’une dichotomie biculturelle entre colonisateur et colonis?, le Canada y est vu comme champ o? plusieurs cultures interagissent de mani?re cr?ative. Cette ?tude pr?sente sous de multiples features le processus continu de traduction d’autrui et de soi-m?me auquel l’espace culturel canadien sert de th??tre.

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That is, “[w]ithout the initial ‘point,’ there is no counterpoint” (Pérez Firmat 60).

The Métis leader is often seen as the Prophet of the New World and a founding father of Manitoba, but not exactly its Golden Boy, a Prairie Don Juan. As several scholars have remarked, when it comes to “women, not even his enemies could make out a case against him” (Howard 147; Motut 123). Yet for Constantin-Weyer, Riel is first and foremost a frontier bon-vivant, a good old boy more interested in romantic conquests than in the welfare of his people. While the Riel of La bourrasque has sexual liaisons with a large segment of Red River’s female populace, his great love is a certain (and fictitious) Mrs.

The episode is based on a historical incident involving Mair and a prominent English-speaking Métis woman named Annie Bannatyne— not Hamarstyne—who had felt slighted by some comments Mair had written for eastern newspapers about the rivalries between mixed-race and white women at Red River (Braz 124–25). ). To be fair to the Canadian translator, ConstantinWeyer had provided a precedent with his rather casual attitude about names; the novelist changes not only Annie Bannatyne’s surname to Hamarstyne but also the first name of Riel’s nemesis Tom Scott to “Billy” (Bourrasque 124), and General Frederick Middleton’s surname to “Littletown” (227, 228).

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