Literary Criticism

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Louis Dudek and His Works

By Terry Goldie

A study of Canadian modernist poet Louis Dudek.

Love, Loss, and Longing

Edited by Dalbir Singh

Love, Loss, and Longing is a collection of six plays from acclaimed and award-winning South Asian Canadian playwrights that explore themes of family, love, trauma, race, and more. Featuring introductions by directors, dramaturgs, and playwrights, each play is contextualized ... Read more

Made in Manitoba

Edited by Wayne Tefs

This spirited collection highlights the freshness, charm and originality that are the hallmarks of Manitoba writing. These are stories to savour—by turns funny, tender, offbeat, unsettling, provocative and, always, entertaining. Includes stories by Carol Shields, David Arnason, ... Read more

Making Waves

Edited by Trevor Carolan

Distinguished in part by its attention to language of place, natural science, local flora and fauna, land and seascapes, and receptivity to aboriginal forebears, much of the literature from British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest region of the US is increasingly informed ... Read more

Margaret Atwood

By Frank Davey

Margaret Atwood’s writing, according to Davey, reveals not only an extraordinary facility with language, but also a deep mistrust of it as something shaped by an instrumental and largely male culture. Her language directs its readers to a hidden level of itself ? unspoken, ... Read more

Margaret Atwood ebook

By Frank Davey

Margaret Atwood’s writing, according to Davey, reveals not only an extraordinary facility with language, but also a deep mistrust of it as something shaped by an instrumental and largely male culture. Her language directs its readers to a hidden level of itself ? unspoken, ... Read more

Margaret Atwood`s Fairy-Tale Sexual Politics

By Sharon Rose Wilson

Sharon Rose Wilson`s analysis of Atwood`s sexual politics through fairy-tale patterns offers a new reading of Atwood and a fresh appreciation of the traditional fairy tale`s ability to illuminate modern literature. Challenging feminist assumptions that fairy tales limit gender ... Read more

Margaret Avison and Her Works

By David A. Kent

A study of Canadian poet Margaret Avison and her work.

Margin of Interest

By Shane Neilson

The essays in Margin of Interest showcase the rich history of poetry in the Canadian Maritimes, recognizing the drawbacks of regional frameworks while finding power and beauty in the literary traditions of writers who exist on the margins of Canadian poetry and culture.

Marian Engel and Her Works

By Elizabeth Brady

A study of Canadian novelist Marian Engel.