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A Bibliography of Macmillan of Canada Imprints 1906-1980

by (author) Bruce Whiteman, Charlotte Stewart & Catherine Funnell

Dundurn Press
Initial publish date
Jan 1985
Canadian, General, Collection Development
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    Publish Date
    Jan 1985
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This bibliography is a descriptive and comprehensive record of the publishing activity of Macmillan of Canada, one of the most important Canadian publishers of the twentieth century whose archives are now part of the McMaster University collection. The bibliography is arranged chronologically, beginning with Macmillan’s first publications in 1906 and concluding with those books published up to July 1980. This list illustrates the diversity of macmillan’s publications including books by prominent Canadian writers such as Stephen Leacock, rey Owl, Robertson Davies, Mazo de la Roche, Marius Barbeau, E.J. Pratt, Frederick Phillip Grove, Dorothy Livesay, Raymond Knister, Morley Callaghan, James Reaney, Donald Creighton, Adele Wiseman, Hugh MacLennan, W.O. Mitchell, and others.

This book is carefully researched, well-organized and easily accessible. It is of major interest to librarians, booksellers, researchers, bibliophiles and anyone interested in the Canadian book world.

About the authors

Bruce Whiteman is a Canadian poet and writer living in Los Angeles. He is the author of many books of poetry, including Visible Stars: New and Selected Poems (1995), Tristia, and XXIV Love Poems (2002). He regularly writes reviews for Canadian and American journals, and his scholarly books include Lasting Impressions: A Short History of English Publishing in Quebec (1994) and J.E.H. Macdonald (1995).

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Charlotte Stewart is Director of the William Ready Division of Archives and Research Collections, Mills Memorial Library, McMaster University.

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Catherine Funnell is a reference librarian at the Burlington Public Library.

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Editorial Reviews

This handsomely produced bibliography, with its easy to read entries and Index, in an invaluable resource for tracking down Canadian editions or tracing the directions of Canadian writing and society in this century.


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