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Louis Riel and the creation of modern Canada

Jennifer Reid

Louis Riel and the creation of modern Canada

mythic discourse and the postcolonial state

by Jennifer Reid

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Published by University of New Mexico Press in Albuquerque .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Riel, Louis, -- 1844-1885,
  • Red River Rebellion, 1869-1870,
  • Riel Rebellion, 1885,
  • Métis -- Northwest, Canadian -- History -- 19th century,
  • National characteristics, Canadian,
  • Nationalism -- Canada,
  • Postcolonialism -- Canada,
  • Canada -- History,
  • Canada -- Politics and government,
  • Canada -- Folklore

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJennifer Reid.
    GenreFolklore.
    SeriesReligions of the Americas
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF1060.9.R53 R45 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16819673M
    ISBN 109780826344151
    LC Control Number2008017952
    OCLC/WorldCa226389321

    Louis Riel and the Creation of Modern Canada: Mythic Discourse and the Postcolonial State: Reid, Jennifer: Books - (2). Reviews of Books Louis Riel and the Creation of Modern Canada: Mythic Discourse and the Postcolonial State. By Jennifer Reid. (Albuquerque, University of New Mexico Press, xii + pp. $) This far-ranging and complex monograph reconsiders a man and the myths that surround him in an attempt to reframe Cana-.

    This is a conversation with Dr Jennifer Reid of the University of Maine about her book Louis Riel and the Creation of Modern Canada. Since he was tried and hanged for treason in November of , Louis Riel has been the subject of more histories, biographies, novels, and poetry than any other figure in Canadian history. Louis Riel and the creation of modern Canada An historical examination of resistance leader, Louis Riel and his influence on Canada's national identity. Interpreting Canada's past: a post-Confederation reader.

    Louis Riel and the Creation of Modern Canada: Mythic Discourse and the Postcolonial State Colin M. Coates Canadian Historical Review, Vol. 90, No. 4, December , pp. Book review of: Louis Riel and the Creation of Modern Canada: Mythic Discourse and the Postcolonial State by Jennifer Reid. More information.   In this article, I argue that Louis Riel is a necessary invention for the production of Canadian sovereignty. The argument builds on the work of Giorgio Agamben. I see Riel as a Canadian version of homo sacer, “who may be killed but not sacrificed,” and thereby serves as the exception that proves the rule of Canadian sovereignty.


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Riel’s legacy is a complex one in that he was vilified in the English-speaking provinces, lionized in French-Catholic Quebec, regarded with some suspicion by the Catholic establishment, treated with ambivalence by the Métis and First .Since he was tried and hanged for treason in November ofLouis Riel has been the subject of more histories, biographies, novels, and poetry than any other figure in Canadian history.

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Louis Riel and the creation of modern Canada: mythic discourse and the postcolonial state. [Jennifer Reid] -- An historical examination of resistance leader, Louis Riel and his influence on Canada's national identity.