Literary Criticism

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By Ron Silliman

Revelator is the opening poem in a major sequence entitled Universe. It's the jumping off point for a work that, were Ron Silliman to live long enough, would take him three centuries to complete. We are hopeful.

Universe is a poem of globalization and post-global poetics (which ... Read more


By Alex Good

Revolutions is the first book-length critical survey of twenty-first-century Canadian fiction, with in-depth essays examining subjects such as the Scotiabank Giller Prize, the effects of the digital revolution, and the dark legacy of what has come to be known as the Canadian ... Read more

Robert Kroetsch and His Works

By Ann Munton

A study of Canadian novelist, poet and non-fiction writer Robert Kroetsch.


By bill bissett
Edited by derek beaulieu & Gregory Betts

The publication of bill bissett's Rush: what fuckan theory; a study uv language in 1972 firmly ushered Canadian poetics into the postmodern era. Out of print for 40 years - and reissued here complete with an interview with bissett about the book's creation and a critical afterword ... Read more

Science of Shakespeare

By Dan Falk

William Shakespeare lived at a remarkable time. New ideas were transforming European thought as the medieval gave way to the modern. Astronomers like Copernicus and Galileo, philosophers like Montaigne, and even playwrights such as Shakespeare, who observed human nature just ... Read more

Section Lines

Edited by Mark Duncan

Carefully ­edited for balance and ­inclusiveness, Section Lines is an ideal ­introduction to the literature of Manitoba. Includes George Amabile, Sandra Birdsell, Di Brandt, Lois Braun, Patrick Friesen, Margaret Laurence, Dorothy Livesay, Carol Shields, W. D. Valgardson and ... Read more

Sense Of Style

By W.J. Keith

A discussion of the work of 10 fiction writers representing the range of Canadian fiction during the past 50 years that emphasizes artistry rather than theme or the exploration of national identity. The writers considered are Margaret Atwood, Robertson Davies, Mavis Gallant, ... Read more

Servile Ministers

By Michael Neill

In his 2003 Garnett Sedgewick Memorial Lecture, Michael Neill takes us deep into the cultural complexities of Shakespeare's world. With special attention to the two plays Othello and King Lear, Neill explores the various Elizabethan meanings surrounding the concept of "service."In ... Read more