Literary Criticism

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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.

Marie-Claire Blais

By Irene Oore & Oriel MacLennan

Marie-Claire Blais: An Annotated Bibliography is the most comprehensive reference guide to one of Canada's most distinguished writers. A three-time Governor-General's Award winner, Marie-Claire Blais has changed the literary landscape of the nation. An indispensable source for ... Read more

Martha Ostenso

By Stan Atherton & Stanley S Atherton

A literary exploration of Martha Ostenso and Her Works.

Marvellous Repossessions

By Jonathan Gil Harris

For many years now theatre directors have argued about how to present Shakespeare's The Tempest. Originally, the play was seen as Prospero's use of magic to reclaim his European heritage against corrupt usurpers. More recently, the play has been produced as a protest against ... Read more

Matt Cohen and His Works

By George Woodcock

A study of Canadian writer Matt Cohen.

Medicine Shows

By Yvette Nolan

Contemporary Indigenous theatre in Canada is only thirty-three years old, if one begins counting from the premiere of Maria Campbell’s Jessica in Saskatoon and the establishment of Native Earth Performing Arts in Toronto. Since those contemporaneous events in 1982, the Canadian ... Read more