Literary Criticism

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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

Silence Made Visible

By Margery Fee

Silence Made Visible: Howard O'Hagan and Tay John collects essays about Howard O'Hagan's best-known novel, as well as providing a chronology of his life, an annotated bibliography of his works, an interview with Keith Maillard, and two short memoirs, one by Lovat Dickson, the ... Read more

Small Nouns Crying Faith, The

By Phil Hall

The first word in this new collection by Phil Hall is "verb" and the last word is "blurtip." Between these, many nouns cry out their faith within a hookless frameworkÊthat sings in chorus while undermining such standard forms & tropes as "the memoir," "genealogy" and "the shepherd's ... Read more

small things

By Sky Gilbert

Small things is a book of mini-anti-essays, part of Sky Gilbert's project to dismantle and challenge the rigid classifications of genre, thus challenging 21st century notions of truth. Inspired by Oscar Wilde, Foucault, and the post-structuralist project, the small writings in ... Read more

So this is the world & Here I am in it

By Di Brandt

So This Is The World & Here I Am In It is a stunning collection of creative essays by poet and critic Di Brandt. Written over a period of ten years, these essays circle around questions of exile and violence, eros and wildness, land and mentoring, home and language. They are ... Read more