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Literary Criticism Canadian

Margaret Laurence

Critical Reflections

edited by David Staines

Publisher
University of Ottawa Press
Initial publish date
Jun 2001
Category
Canadian
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9780776616582
    Publish Date
    Jun 2001
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9780776604466
    Publish Date
    Jun 2001
    List Price
    $19.95

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This book highlights the accomplishments of one of Canada's most acclaimed and beloved fiction writers, Margaret Laurence. The essays in this collection explore her body of work as well as her influence on young Canadian writers today. Margaret Laurence: Critical Reflections brings together twelve distinguished scholars, critics, and writers to illuminate Laurence's achievement, focusing on the various dimensions of her career and corpus.

About the author

Professor of English at the University of Ottawa, David Staines specializes in medieval literature and culture and Canadian literature and culture. In the former, he has published Tennyson’s Camelot: The Idylls of the King and Its Medieval Sources, and translated The Complete Romances of Chrétien de Troyes; in the latter, he published The Canadian Imagination: Dimensions of a Literary Culture, The Forty-Ninth and Other Parallels: Contemporary Canadian Perspectives, and The Letters of Stephen Leacock. He has also edited volumes on Morley Callaghan, Stephen Leacock and Margaret Laurence, and co-edited volumes of the writings of Northrop Frye and Marshall McLuhan. A long-time friend of Carol Shields, he wrote Carol Shields: Cultural Context, a part of Library and Archives Canada’s Web exhibition Canadian Writers.

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