Literary Criticism

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Tracing the Paths

Edited by Roy Miki

bpNichol’s The Martyrology is one of the most outrageous, challenging, intriguing and accomplished long poems written in Canada. No other poem of its length has raised the major concerns of our time with such urgency and brilliance. Initially recognized by only a few, this ... Read more

Transnational Poetics

Edited by Pilar Cuder-Domínguez, Belén Sonia, and Sonia Villegas-Lpez

This substantial book examines the fiction of Asian Canadianwomen writers - Indian, Chinese and Japanese - of the 1990s,specifically how their work reveals their self-perception as membersof minority subcultures. By close readings of the fiction andrelated texts, the authors ... Read more

Trusting the Tale

By Hugh Hood

This collection of essays shows Hood in full, elegant control of a variety of subjects that will appeal to those interested in Canadian literary history and to anyone involved with the literary currents of our time. The essays are detailed, complex, and enriched by the sensibility ... Read more

Truth or Death

By Thierry Hentsch
Translated by Fred A. Reed

In the tradition of James Frazer, Carl Jung and Joseph Campbell, Thierry Hentsch retells, with new urgency and a keen critical eye, ?the story of the West” that shapes our perception of the world. Yet, ?the story of the West” does not exist. Only a reading of its most seminal ... Read more

Twenty Years of Multiculturalism

Edited by Stella Hryniuk

How does one measure ethnicity? What are the costs and benefits of multiculturalism? Where is the multicultural literature, theatre and folklore of Canada? What can the medical and other caring professions do to respond to the multicultural clients they serve? These are some ... Read more

Ultra Libris

By Rowland Lorimer

Reflecting cultural, political, and technological changes, this detailed exploration of Canadian book publishing displays trends of the industry from the last 50 years. Against the backdrop of historical highlights, the book dives into modern events in book publishing, focusing ... Read more


Edited by Alan Twigg

For over a quarter century, many readers have agreed with legendary publisher Jack McClelland who said, "I have never before encountered a book journal as engaging as BC BookWorld." But over several decades, the populist style of BC BookWorld has tended to overshadow its literary ... Read more

Unexpected Fictions

Edited by Krisjana Gunnars

These nine short stories are written by well-known authors such as W. D. Valgardson, Martha Brooks, David Arnason, Kristjana Gunnars and Betty Jane Wylie. The collection showcases the work of the prairie Icelandic community and is wide-ranging, contemporary, and highly entertaining. ... Read more


By Sina Queyras

05/09/04 Now she is blogging. Now she is sitting on the black couch listening to the sirens wail and the rain fall. Now she is thinking of oysters. Now she is wondering why this is worth sharing. Now she is thinking, how decipher what is worth reading? Who is to say? Sifters. ... Read more

Vehicule Days

By Ken Norris

This group of poets who gathered in the mid-70s around the alternative gallery Vehicule Art Inc. and the printing operation Vehicule Press was initially interested in gaining access to the means of production. But a funny thing happened on the way to print. The various poets ... Read more