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David Staines

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.

Books by David Staines

Robert Kroetsch

Essayist, Novelist, Poet

edited by David Staines
contributions by David Eso, Tanja Cvetkovic, Robert David Stacey, Martin Kuester, Albert Braz, Jennifer Baker, Cameron Anstee, Jason Wiens, Dennis Cooley, Nicole Markotic, Laurie Ricou, Wolfgang Klooss, Aritha Van Herk, Rudy Wiebe & Phill Hall

The Worlds of Carol Shields

edited by David Staines

Selected Letters of Stephen Leacock (Kobo)

edited by David Staines

The Loved and the Lost

by (author) Morley Callaghan
introduction by David Staines
afterword by Edmund Wilson

Tennyson’s Camelot

The Idylls of the King and its Medieval Sources

by (author) David Staines

My Financial Career and Other Follies

by (author) Stephen Leacock
afterword by David Staines

Elements of Literature

Canadian Edition

edited by Robert Scholes, Nancy R. Comley, Carl H. Klaus & David Staines

The Bombay Plays

The Matka King & Bombay Black

by (author) Anosh Irani
introduction by David Staines

Selected Letters of Stephen Leacock

edited by David Staines

Understanding Me

Lectures and Interviews

by (author) Herbert Marshall Mcluhan
edited by Stephanie Mcluhan & David Staines
introduction by Tom Wolfe

Northrop Frye on Canada

by (author) Estate of Northrop Frye
edited by Jean O'Grady & David Staines

Margaret Laurence

Critical Reflections

edited by David Staines

Beyond the Provinces

Literary Canada at Century's End

by (author) David Staines

The Short Story in English

by (author) Neil Besner & David Staines

The Complete Romances of Chrétien de Troyes

by (author) David Staines

Teacher's Guide for Elements of Literature

Canadian Edition

edited by Robert Scholes, Nancy Comley, Carl Klaus & David Staines

Stephen Leacock

A Reappraisal

edited by David Staines