Books tagged: Literature: History & Criticism

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By Stan Dragland

Apocrypha, a shaped collection of writing by Stan Dragland produced over two decades, is a passionate meditation on the meeting of life and literature, and a text of rumination, invention, and rhapsody. Dragland looks at the texts of strangers and colleagues, including Michael ... Read more

Canadian Literature at the Crossroads of Language and Culture

By Barbara Godard

Canadian Literature at the Crossroads of Language and Culture is the first book to gather together essays by Barbara Godard, one of the leading and most prolific figures in the field of Canadian studies.

Godard has long been one of the most influential readers of Canadian literature. ... Read more

Faking It

By Fred Wah

A critical scrapbook collected from fifteen years of writing. Contains essays, reviews, interviews, journals, notes, and poetic improvisations on contemporary poetry and identity.

In Flux

By Roy Miki

The politics of difference, mired in the violence of colonial history, are a dominant force in the socio-economic development of contemporary society as it strikes a balance between the acceptance of new cultures, and the absorption and gentrification of them. In this collection ... Read more

Memory Serves

By Lee Maracle

Memory Serves gathers together the oratories award-winning author Lee Maracle has delivered and performed over a twenty-year period. Revised for publication, the lectures hold the features and style of oratory intrinsic to the Salish people in general and the Sto: lo in particular. ... Read more

Nothing But Brush Strokes

By Phyllis Webb

This collection chronicles Phyllis Webb’s struggle with the creative process and her intense need to probe beneath the surface of things.

Pacific Rim Letters

By Roy Kiyooka
Edited by Smaro Kamboureli

Pacific Rim Letters is a never-before-seen collection of letters Roy Kiyooka wrote between 1975 and 1985. It presents a fascinating and highly valuable picture of the artistic and literary communities Kiyooka was actively involved with, as well as Kiyooka as a man with an extraordinary ... Read more

Readings From the Labyrinth

By Daphne Marlatt

From one of Canada’s foremost poet/novelists and feminist critics—a collection of essays spanning over fifteen years.