Literary Criticism

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Milton Acorn and His Works

By Ed Jewinski

A study of Canadian poet, writer and playwright Milton Acorn.

Mini Musings

By Keith Garebian

Inspired by American playwright Sarah Ruhl?s 100 Essays I Don?t Have Time to Write, his book is a series of miniature reflections, meditations, and ruminations on subjects encompassing matters of theatre and poetry, two subjects very close to Garebian?s heart. The titles alone ... Read more

Monet's Garden

By John Lent

"...John Lent has written a book of tender short stories which carries the kind of insight that encourages the reader to read on. His use of detail including the familiarity of Western Canadian landmarks creates an introspective that draws out aspects of Canadian culture ... Read more

Moral Metafiction

By Donna Pennee

Examines Findley`s novels, from The Last of the Crazy People through The Telling of Lies, for the ways in which their use of metafictive devices pose specifically ethical challenges for readers. Findley`s novels dramatize the process of interpretation and interrogation of dominant ... Read more

Moral Predicament

By George Woodcock

Canadian Fiction Studies are an answer to every librarian`s, student`s, and teacher`s wishes. Each book, about 80 pages in length, contains clear, readable information on a major Canadian novel. These studies are carefully designed readings of the novels; they are not substitutes ... Read more


By Charles Olson
Edited by Ralph Maud

Charles Olson’s insistence that the public value of any articulation is inseparable from the particulars of the time and place of its origins resulted in the proprioceptive methodology of his composition?in his speech and his writing, in both poetry and prose. Olson did not ... Read more

My Beloved Wager

By Erín Moure
Edited by Smaro Kamboureli
Photographs by Erín Moure

My Beloved Wager gathers essays by noted poet and translator Erín Moure, and records a quarter century of writing practice emerging from a city of exhilarating poetic and translatory possibility: Montreal. In her essays and linguistic-sculptural interventions on what poetry ... Read more

My Conversations with Canadians

By Lee Maracle

Finalist for the 2018 Toronto Book Award

My Conversations With Canadians is the book that "Canada 150" needs.

On her first book tour at the age of 26, Lee Maracle was asked a question from the audience, one she couldn?t possibly answer at that moment. But she has been thinking ... Read more

Myth, Origins, Magic

By Andrew Stubbs

Myth, Origins, Magic is an examination of Eli Mandel's work, from early poems to the Family Romance.

Neil Bissoondath

By Penny Van Toom

These studies of Canadian authors fulfill a real need in the study of Canadian literature. Each monograph is a separately bound study of about 55 pages. Each contains a biography of the author, a description of the tradition and milieu that influenced the author, a survey of ... Read more