Douglas Coupland (3722 words)


Douglas Coupland is a Canadian writer, visual artist, and designer. He has published fifteen books of fiction and nine books of non-fiction, as well as having written works for television, film, and stage. Outside of his writing, he has also produced a significant body of design and visual art, including several major public commissions. While his work has appeared in translation in twenty-two languages and thirty countries, it has received only moderate (though growing) attention from Canadian academics, and only a few nominations for literary prizes in Canada or elsewhere. His 1991 novel Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture is often thought of as a defining work of 1990s North American pop culture (Aitkinhead 2009)&n…

Citation: Roberts, Lorne. "Douglas Coupland". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 23 November 2016 [, accessed 19 September 2020.]

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