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Kristjana Gunnars: Essays on Her Works
The writings collected here all testify to the complexity of Gunnars' literary visions as much...
Jack Hodgins: Essays on His Works
A master of magic realism Jack Hodgins has set his novels in rural Vancouver Island...
David Solway: Essays on His Works
In recent years David Solway's groundbreaking trio of critical looks - Education Lost, Lying About...
Mary Di Michele: Essays on Her Works
Mary di Michele is an extraordinary voice in Canadian poetry. From the award-wining Mimosa and...
Drew Hayden Taylor: Essays on His Works
The offspring of an Ojibway mother and a white father whom he has never known,...
Louis Dudek: Essays on His Works
The critical essays that make up this book demonstrate the integrity and coherence of Montreal's...
Sheila Watson published the iconic novel, The Double Hook, in 1959 and influenced the writing styles of many Canadian authors who followed her, including: Robert Kroetsch, Michael Ondaatje, George Bowering, Daphne Marlatt and others. This is the first collection of essays devoted to all of Watson's writing as well as her work as editor and mentor. The collection examines not only The Double Hook but also the first novel she wrote, Deep Hollow Creek (published in 1992), her short stories and the McLuhan connection. The contributors include: Caterina Edwards, E.D. Blodgett, Mary G. Hamilton, George Melnyk, Margaret Morriss, Margot Northey,...

"Sheila Watson, like the modernist writers she read and taught, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, James Joyce and Gertrude Stein, believed that the text should stand on its own without the biographical information or personal intentions of the author influencing the reading."
Sheila Watson: Essays on Her Works
Dany Laferrière: Essays On His Works
Antonio D'Alfonso: Essays On His Works
Maria Mazziotti Gillan: Essays on Her Works
Mary Melfi: Essays on Her Works
Africadian Atlantic: Essays on George Elliott Clarke
F.G. Paci: Essays on His Works
Aritha van Herk: Essays on Her Works
Janice Kulyk Keefer: Essays on Her Works
Maria Campbell: Essays On Her Works
Al Purdy: Essays on His Works
Austin Clarke: Essays On His Works
Caterina Edwards: Essays on Her Works