By M S. Batts,M. G. Stankiewicz
The current Festschrift serves a twin function: first of all, to honour Professor Joyce Hallamore for her contribution to German stories in Canada, rather on the collage of British Columbia; secondly, to rfile the flourishing kingdom of German reports during this nation. Former and current scholars of Professor Hallamore have been requested to give a contribution essays from their diversified fields of curiosity which she has prompted and fostered; additionally, colleagues throughout Canada have been invited to give a contribution the result of their learn: the wide subject matter of this moment workforce of essays is the complicated dating among 19th and 20th century literature which has been the centre of Professor Hallamore’s personal scholarly work.
This quantity commemorates Professor Hallamore’s 40 years of scholarship and teaching—the time given by way of her to the collage of British Columbia, not just to the formation and progress of the dep. of German (which she has headed for a few two decades) yet to the growth of the college as an entire. It demonstrates even as via breadth and diversity the arrival of age of German experiences in Canada, which Professor Hallamore has fostered.
Although the essays during this quantity range in technique, the outcome exhibits a awesome concord of outlook, which provides proof of the authors’ wakeful attempt to re-examine seriously conventional different types and attitudes in literary feedback. This concord of outlook—found within the entire diversity of papers from the youngest to the main mature scholar—reflects the spirit and paintings of the individual whom the quantity is honouring.