Literary Criticism

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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

Playing the Inside Out / Le jeu des apparences

By David Adams Richards

Playing the Inside Out is David Adams Richard’s distilled insight on the artist’s struggle for full access to artistic integrity by remaining an outsider to convention. Richards conjures forth his vision of eternal truths commonly held by all mankind, a Miramichi cosmic consciousness ... Read more

Poet to Publisher

Edited by Ralph Maud

Donald M. Allen’s anthology The New American Poetry, published by Grove Press / Evergreen in the U.S.A. and the U.K., burst onto the literary scene in 1960 to become the single most important and influential book of poetry in the English language published in the second half ... Read more

Poetics of Desire

By Nadine McInnis

In this study of Dorothy Livesay’s love poetry, Nadine McInnis focuses on Livesay’s maturing sense of herself as an artist, exploring the sexual/ ­textual conflicts present in much of Livesay’s love poetry and their later ­resolution. “McInnis is an important young ... Read more

Popular Political Theatre and Performance

Volume editor Julie Salverson
Series edited by Ric Knowles

Includes:

Seize the Day: The Mummers' Gros Mourn by Chris Brookes (1983)
Reclaiming Popular Theatre by Rose Adame (1983)
Mixed Company Redefines Political Theatre by Banuta Rubess (1984)
The Interactive Documentary in Canada: Catalyst Theatre's It's About Time by Alan Filewod (1985) ... Read more

Postmodern University, The

By Stanley Fogel

“Postmodernism” and “deconstruction” have rapidly (and soberly) been defined, redefined, and thus assimilated by academics in the humanities whose operant muse seems for the most part to be the desire to progress from assistant to associate to full professor. Nonetheless, ... Read more

Prague Blues

By Sam Solecki

Josef Skvorecky left Czechoslovakia in the wake of the 1968 invasion, and settled in Canada. In the course of the next twenty years, he wrote many novels, and gradually developed a reputation as one of Canada's finest novelists. In 1985 he received the Governor General's Award ... Read more