Literary Criticism

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Patrick Lane and His Works

By George Woodcock

Following in the footsteps of his brother, Patrick Lane wrote poetry to escape a life of labour and helped found the small, west coast press Very Stone House in the mid-sixties. This analysis of his work, written by George Woodcock, explores how his peripatetic nature influenced ... Read more

Performing Back

Edited by Dalbir Singh

The area of post-colonial studies is primarily concerned with how societies and cultures have been affected through the processes of colonization, and Canada is considered by many literary and cultural critics to be such a nation not only due to its historical lineage as a settler ... Read more

Performing Indigeneity

Edited by Yvette Nolan & Ric Knowles
Series edited by Ric Knowles

This volume of newly commissioned essays about Indigenous performance is the first in which all of the contributors are Indigenous artists or academics. Scholars were invited to write essays on some aspect of Indigenous performance and artists were asked to contribute statements ... Read more

Permissions: TISH Poetics 1963 Thereafter -

By Fred Wah

The year 2013 being the fiftieth anniversary of the Vancouver Poetry Conference at UBC, Wah uses the occasion to outline how a group of young poets at UBC (and this included George Bowering, Jamie Read, and himself among others) were discovering, through their publication of ... Read more

Phyllis Webb and Her Works

By John F. Hulcoop

A study of Canadian poet and radio broadcaster Phyllis Webb.

Phyllis Webb and the Common Good

By Stephen Collis

Phyllis Webb is a poet around whom archetypes tend to cluster: the reclusive artist; the distraught, borderline suicidal Sapphic woman poet. While on the surface she seems someone supremely disinterested in the public sphere, argues Stephen Collis in this brilliant and revealing ... Read more

Phyllis Webb and the Common Good ebook

By Stephen Collis

Phyllis Webb is a poet around whom archetypes tend to cluster: the reclusive artist; the distraught, borderline suicidal Sapphic woman poet. While on the surface she seems someone supremely disinterested in the public sphere, argues Stephen Collis in this brilliant and revealing ... Read more

Pilgrim`s Progress

By Susan Copoloff-Mechanic

Hugh Hood has been called Canada`s foremost writer of short stories, and this book—the first complete critical work on Hood`s short stories—illustrates why he is the master craftsman of this genre. Hood has always insisted that his short-story collections should be treated ... Read more