Canadian Literature

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Vancouver Short Stories

Edited by Carole Gerson
UBC Press

The stories in this collection present the experience of living in Vancouver as filtered through the imagination of some of Canada's most famous writers.

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Ethel Wilson

Stories, Essays, and Letters

UBC Press

The fullest biography of the Ethel Wilson to date.

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The Letters of Malcolm Lowry and Gerald Noxon, 1940-1952

UBC Press

These letters observe the mind of eminent author Malcolm Lowry at play on questions of literary technique, on films, and on the beauties and rigors of life in his Dollarton shack on an inlet near Vancouver.

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Words We Call Home

Celebrating Creative Writing at UBC

Edited by Linda Svendsen
UBC Press

Gives voice to several generations of Canadian writers in their restless search for literary identity. - Calgary Herald

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Native Writers and Canadian Writing

Edited by W. H. New
UBC Press

A co-publication with the journal Canadian Literature – Canada's foremost literary journal – this collection examines the growing prominence of contemporary Native writing.

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The Collected Poetry of Malcolm Lowry

UBC Press

This is the complete edition of Malcolm Lowry's poetry, in which the poems are located, identified, dated, arranged, collated, annotated, and explicated by biographical, critical, and textual introductions.

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Poems for a Small Park

Athabasca University Press

The powerful images and thoughtful metaphors in these short lyrics show readers the connections between Canadian nature (even within city limits) and the sublime, especially in the overwhelming silence we can sense outdoors – if we pay attention. The poet speaks to change by helping us see natural phenomena around us in a different light each time we read his poems.

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Wild Words

Essays on Alberta Literature

Athabasca University Press

As the first collection of literary criticism focusing on Alberta writers, Wild Words establishes a basis for identifying Alberta fiction, poetry, drama, and nonfiction as valid subjects of study in their own right.

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On the Art of Being Canadian

UBC Press

Drawing on a wealth of artistic expression, this book explores how the arts and artists have shaped Canadian national identity.

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