Amy Fung

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Before I Was a Critic I Was a Human Being

Before I Was a Critic I Was a Human Being is the debut collection of essays by Amy Fung. In it, Fung takes a closer examination at Canada’s mythologies of multiculturalism, settler … 184 View
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Prologue

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Harbour

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The author briefly summarizes her life to contextulize the persepctive of her essays and her experiences as Asian woman living in a former British colony in the 21st century. 17 $1.70 Add
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Sprawl

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The author writes about growing up in Edmonton, and her observations of class, race and colonialism in the city as a young woman. 13 $1.30 Add
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Venture

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The author discusses her time working a corporate job at a publisher, the events that led to her resignation, and the effects working in a high pressure environment had on herself and her co-workers. 10 $1.00 Add
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The Bridge

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The author writes about the High Level Bridge in Edmonton and the people who have lost their battles with mental illness on it. 8 $0.80 Add
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Treaties 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10

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The author writes about a road trip to a friend’s family farm, and the treaty territories she crossed as she drove across the Prairies in their historic colonial context. 12 $1.20 Add
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The Cairn

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The author discusses her time and Winnipeg and the Canadian Human Rights Museum, highlighting its shortcomings in representing the genocide against Indigenous people as she recounts her one time … 12 $1.20 Add
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Choke

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The author discuss the housing crisis in Vancouver and how racism has influenced conversations of gentrification in the city. 10 $1.00 Add
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Witness

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The author discuss the impact the release of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s report had on her thinking and the multicultural myth of Canada. 10 $1.00 Add
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Tour

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The author discusses the racism and prejudice she experienced on vacation on the east coast. 8 $0.80 Add
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The Island

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The author discusses her time visiting Fogo Island in Newfoundland, and reflects on the genocide of the Beothuk people who once lived there. 14 $1.40 Add
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Difficult People

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The author discusses the complexities of race, class and colonialsm through her observations of a Toronto art show. 12 $1.20 Add
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The author reflects on her time living in Montreal with a girlfriend, and how her girlfriend’s unwillingness to confront her white privilege affected the relationship over time. 16 $1.60 Add
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Epilogue

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The author reflects on Canada’s multicultural myth, (some of) the efforts that have been made by activists and grassroots organizations to confront it in recent history and how she has had … 14 $1.40 Add