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Literary Criticism Canadian

Read Canadian

A Book about Canadian Books

edited by Robert Fulford, Abraham Rotstein & David Godfrey

James Lorimer & Company Ltd., Publishers
Initial publish date
Jan 1972
Canadian, Books & Reading
  • Hardback

    Publish Date
    Jan 1972
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  • eBook

    Publish Date
    Feb 2008
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Soon after its publication in 1972, Read Canadian was acclaimed as a seminal guide to books by and about Canadians. It remains a landmark guide to the headwaters of Canadian society, its history and literature.
It is an absorbing, helpful guide to the books that have been written (to the time of publication) about this country, its people, politics, history and arts. It also explores the world of Canadian fiction and poetry with distinguished literary critics who discuss the best novels and poetry the country had produced.
Read Canadian remains a valuable sourcebook for people who want to learn more about Canadaand Canadian books


About the authors

Robert Fulford was editor of Saturday Night magazine for 19 years and he currently writes a weekly column for The National Post. His books include The Triumph of Narrative, This Was Expo, Best Seat in the House, Accidental City, and Toronto Discovered. He lives in Toronto.

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ABRAHAM ROTSTEIN is Senior Fellow of Massey College and a member of the Department of Political Economy at the University of Toronto.

Abraham Rotstein's profile page

DAVID GODFREY received the 1970 Governor General\s Award for his novel The New Ancestors.'

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Other titles by Robert Fulford

Other titles by Abraham Rotstein