Literary Criticism

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Popular Political Theatre and Performance

Volume editor Julie Salverson
Series edited by Ric Knowles


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

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 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