Literary Criticism

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Readings From the Labyrinth

By Daphne Marlatt

From one of Canada’s foremost poet/novelists and feminist critics—a collection of essays spanning over fifteen years.

Reaney Days in the West Room

By James Reaney
Edited by David Ferry

A man of many talents, Reaney taught at the University of Manitoba and the University of Western Ontario for forty years, and received his doctorate with Northrop Frye. His plays have been produced across the country and his poetry and dramatic writing garnered him three Governor ... Read more


Edited by Erin Wunker, Julie Rak, and Hannah McGregor

CanLit--the commonly used short form for English Canadian Literature as a cultural formation and industry--has been at the heart of several recent public controversies. Why? Because CanLit is breaking open to reveal the accepted injustices at its heart. It is imperative that ... Read more


By Dennis Cooley

RePlacing is the first collection of essays, reviews, interview and statements devoted entirely to Canada’s Prairie Poetry, edited by Dennis Cooley. RePlacing includes writing by or on Robert Kroetsch, Lorna Uher, Pat Lane, Elizabeth Brewster, John Newlove, Andy Suknaski, ... Read more


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