Literary Criticism

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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

Shakespeare Beyond Science

By Sky Gilbert

Shakespeare Beyond Science: When Poetry Was the World approaches Shakespeare as rhetorician. This means jettisoning the yearning to find the true meaning of Shakespeare?s texts ? as Shakespeare wrote at a time when poetry was not meant to be interpreted, but experienced as a ... Read more

Sharon Pollock

Edited by Sherrill Grace & Michelle La Flamme
Series edited by Ric Knowles

Includes:"Lizzie Borden Took an Ax": Enacting Blood Relations by Madonne Miner (1986)(Im)possible Worlds: The Plays of Sharon Pollock by Denis Salter (1989)Musings of a Political Playwright: A Conversation with Sharon Pollock by Pat Quigley (1990)Dead or Alive? Feeling the Pulse ... Read more

Sheila Watson

Edited by Joseph Pivato
By Sheila Watson

Sheila Watson published the iconic novel, The Double Hook, in 1959 and influenced the writing styles of many Canadian authors who followed her, including: Robert Kroetsch, Michael Ondaatje, George Bowering, Daphne Marlatt and others. This is the first collection of essays devoted ... Read more

Sign of Literature ebook

By Kenneth James Hughes

This language primer begins with a suitably esoteric-looking chapter called "The Language of Time. " It isn’t until the second paragraph that the unsuspecting reader realizes Hughes is talking about the language of Time magazine, which he analyzes as a piece of fiction. Indeed, ... Read more

Signs of Literature

By Kenneth James Hughes

This language primer begins with a suitably esoteric-looking chapter called "The Language of Time." It isn’t until the second paragraph that the unsuspecting reader realizes Hughes is talking about the language of Time magazine, which he analyzes as a piece of fiction. Indeed, ... Read more