Literary Criticism

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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

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.