Literary Criticism

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Solo Performance

Edited by Jenn Stephenson
Series edited by Ric Knowles

Includes:David Watmough: Monodramatist by David Watmough (1972)The Bare Necessities of One-Man Shows by Bruce McDougall (1980)Going it Alone: Is Canadian Theatre the Sound of One Voice Talking? by Renate Usmiani (1992)from The Canadian Dramatist volume 2: Playwrights Collective ... Read more

Sounding the Iceberg

By Dennis Duffy

Charting a literary tradition in Canadian national culture, this work gives readers a convincing account of the evolution of a genre too often relegated to the sidelines. For a century and a half, Canadian novelists have used the history of their country as material for their ... Read more

Space and the Geographies of Theatre

Edited by Michael McKinnie
Series edited by Ric Knowles

Includes:The Regionalism of Canadian Drama by Diane Bessai (1980) Playwrights in a Landscape: The Changing Image of Rural Ontario by Alexander M. Leggatt (1980)"A Country of the Soul": Herman Voaden, Lowrie Warrener and the Writing of Symphony by Anton Wagner (1983)Between Empires: ... Read more

Spontaneous Overflows and Revivifying Rays

By Angela Esterhammer

In this Garnett Sedgewick lecture given to the Department of English at the University of British Columbia in 2004, Angela Esterhammer introduces us to the art of the nineteeth-century Italian improvvisatori, who created spontaneous verses on topics chosen by their audiences.English ... Read more

Steven McCaffery

By Clint Burnham

A literary exploration of Steve McCaffrey and his works.

Strange Comfort

By Sherrill Grace
Preface by Richard Lane

Strange Comfort collects the best of Sherrill Grace’s many published essays on the novelist and writer Malcolm Lowry, along with new pieces that incorporate her contemporary approach to his work. There are essays on Under the Volcano, on some of the stories in Hear us O Lord ... Read more

Strangers & Others

By Stan Dragland
Edited by Don McKay

Goon Show meets Jonathan Swift: that's The Great Eastern. Guy Davenport meets the CBC: that's Dragland. // Much has changed in the profile of Newfoundland culture in the time since The Great Eastern went off the air on CBC Radio. There has been a new and wider wave of Newfoundland ... Read more

Studies in Description

By Carl Peters

Difficult writing has its way of illuminating the part of the world that counts. One such difficult text is Gertrude Stein’s highly experimental Tender Buttons: objects, food, rooms – long considered the single most groundbreaking literary work of twentieth-century art, literary ... Read more

subverting the lyric

By rob mclennan

From one of the most prolific and engaged book reviewers in Canada over the past 15 years, this collection of essays and reviews showcases the literary insight of rob mclennan. The works of such Canadian poets as George Bowering, Margaret Christakos, and Barry McKinnon are addressed ... Read more