Literary Criticism

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Profiles in Canadian Drama: James Reaney

By J. Stewart Reaney

This volume is a carefully delineated study of the plays of James Reaney, written by his son, James Stewart Reaney, who is very familiar with the plays and the characters as he literally grew up with them. This young writer treats his father’s work with an objectivity and ... Read more

Q2Q: Queer Canadian Theatre and Performance

Edited by Peter Dickinson, C.E. Gatchalian, Kathleen Oliver, and Dalbir Singh

This collection seeks to understand why it is important not just to continue to tell queer stories on stage, but also to piece together the larger historical narrative of Canadian queer theatrical production and reception through academic research. Through these essays, artist ... Read more

Queer Returns

By Rinaldo Walcott

Queer Returns returns us to the scene of multiculturalism, diaspora and queer through the lens of black expression, identity and the political. The essays question what it means to live in a multicultural society, how diaspora impacts identity and culture and how the categories ... Read more

Queer Theatre in Canada

Edited by Rosalind Kerr
Series edited by Ric Knowles

Includes:Sexuality and Identity in Fortune and Men's Eyes by Neil Carson (1972)Homo Creation: Towards a Poetics of Gay Male Theatre by Robert Wallace (1994)"That's Why I Go to the Gym": Sexual Identity and the Body of the Male Performer by Reid Gilbert (1994)Only in Alberta?: ... Read more

Rachel's Children

By Nora F Stovel

A literary exploration of Margaret Laurence's A Jest of God.

Ralph Gustafson

By Wendy Keitner

Ralph Gustafson is an award-winning Canadian poet. This analysis of his work, written by Dermot McCarthy, explores his abandonment of romanticism in favour of modernism and evolution beyond it into the 1970’s and 80’s.

Ralph Gustafson

By Dermot McCarthy

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

Rational Geomancy

By Steve McCaffery & bp Nichol

The Toronto Research Group was an eighteen year collaboration and friendship between the late bpNichol and Steve McCaffery.

In addition to reports on translation; the book-as-machine; and the search for non-narrative prose; this collection includes an informative introduction ... Read more

Raymond Knister

By Joy Kuropatwa

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

Reading Carol Bolt

By Carol Bolt
Edited by Cynthia Zimmerman

Includes:Cyclone JackBuffalo JumpGabeRed EmmaOne Night StandEscape EntertainmentIcetimeYellow RibbonsFamily PartiesTwo Cowboys and a LadyCompañerasFamous"Carol Bolt was a pioneer, a multi-talented writer who excelled in all the fields of dramatic art. Her work was shaped by ... Read more