Literary Criticism

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Jack Hodgins and His Works

By David Jeffrey

A study of Canadian novelist and short story writer Jack Hodgins and his work.

James Reaney

By Richard Stingle

These studies of Canadian authors fulfill a real need in the study of Canadian literature. Each monograph is a separately bound study that contains a biography of the author, a description of the tradition and milieu that influenced the author, a survey of the criticism on the ... Read more

James Reaney

By J. Stewart Reaney

James Reaney is a prolific Canadian playwright and poet. This analysis of his work, written by Richard Stingle, explores his place within English and Canadian literary traditions and ability to make local, Ontario life universally relatable.

Jay Macpherson and His Works

By Lorraine Weir

A study of Canadian poet Jay Macpherson and his work.

Joe Rosenblatt and His Works

By Ed Jewinski

A study of Canadian poet Joe Reosenblatt and his work.

John Donne and the Line of Wit

By Paul Stanwood

John Donne and the Line of Wit: From Metaphysical to Modernist is a study of influence, adaptation, historical imitation and invention. In his own time, Donne was celebrated for his distinctive style, especially for what his contemporaries recognized as "strong lines," that ... Read more

John Glassco

By Fraser Sutherland

Winner of the "Award of Merit: The Best of the '80s" (Society of Graphic Designers). He was a gigolo in a Paris brothel and caused a scene at a Gertrude Stein party. He was Mayor of Foster in Québec's Eastern Townships. He wrote the novels Fetish Girl and The Temple of Pederasty. ... Read more

John Glassco's Richer World

By Philip Kokotailo

John Glassco's Richer World shows that Memoirs of Montparnasse is not the honest reminiscence Glassco presents it to be. With the narrative energy of a psychological detective story, it compares the published book to its holograph manuscript. Like Frederick Philip Grove and ... Read more

Josef Skvorecky

By Sam Solecki

These studies of Canadian authors fulfill a real need in the study of Canadian literature. Each monograph is a separately bound study that contains a biography of the author, a description of the tradition and milieu that influenced the author, a survey of the criticism on the ... Read more

Judith Thompson

Edited by Ric Knowles
Series edited by Ric Knowles

Volume 3 in the series Critical Perspectives on Canadian Theatre in English.

"This book publishes what I take to be a representative sampling—by no means complete—of critical writings about [Judith Thompson's] plays, covering what might be regarded as the dominant critical ... Read more