Literary Criticism

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Surplus at the Border

By Douglas Reimer

The essays in Surplus at the Border examine the ways in which Mennonite writers have claimed their "territory" of literature within the contemporary writing culture.

Surviving the Paraphrase

By Frank Davey

The essays collected here have been written against the background of Davey's long and close intellectual engagement with the major critical issues of his day. ..(and) provide a clear sense of his very substantial contribution to contemporary criticism in Canada. .. To critical ... Read more

Tay John and The Cyclical Quest

By Ella Tanner

This is the first book-length study of Howard O'Hagan's Tay John. Tanner's examination suggests how this earth-oriented saga must be read slowly, with full attention to all details of words and story, in order to appreciate its coded subtext, and how it must then be reread to ... Read more

That House in Manawaka

By Jon Kertzer & Jonathan Kertzer

A literary exploration of Margaret Laurence's A Bird in the House.

The Age of Confession/L' ge de la confession

By Neil Bissoondath

In this illuminating essay, Neil Bissoondath explores the powerful influence exerted by narrative on the human psyche. Storytelling is a primary activity in the human experience. The stories that we tell ourselves, as well as those we hear from others, help to answer the question ... Read more

The Annotated Bibliography of Canada?s Major Authors

Edited by Jack David & Robert Lecker

Volume 3 in ECW's bibliography of Canada's major authors.

The Annotated Bibliography of Canada's Major Authors

Edited by Robert Lecker & Jack David

Volume 8 in ECW's bibliography of Canada's major authors.

The Annotated Bibliography of Canada's Major Authors

Edited by Robert Lecker & Jack David

Volume 1 in ECW's Bibliography of Canada's Major Authors.

The Annotated Bibliography of Canada's Major Authors

Edited by Robert Lecker & Jack David

Volume 6 in ECW's bibliography of Canada's major authors.

The Annotated Bibliography of Canada's Major Authors

Edited by Robert Lecker & Jack David

Volume 7 in ECW's bibliography of Canada's major authors.