Literary History of Canada: Canadian Literature in English, Volume IV (Second Edition)

Edited by W.H. New, Carl Berger, Alan Cairns, Francess G. Halpenny, Henry Kreisel, Douglas Lochhead, Philip Stratford, and Clara Thomas

© 1990

This new volume of the Literary History of Canada covers the continuing development of English-Canadian writing from 1972 to 1984. As with the three earlier volumes, this book is an invaluable guide to recent developments in English-Canadian literature and a resource for both the general reader and the specialist researcher.

The contributors to this volume are Laurie Ricou, David Jackel, Linda Hutcheon, Philip Stratford, Barry Cameron, Balachandra Rajan, Robert Fothergill, Brian Parker, Cynthia Zimmerman, Frances Frazer, Edith Fowke, Bruce G. Trigger, Alan C. Cairns, Douglas Williams, Carl Berger, Shirley Neuman, Raymond S. Corteen, and Francess G. Halpenny.

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  • Series: Heritage
  • World Rights
  • Page Count: 524 pages
  • Dimensions: 6.0in x 1.4in x 9.0in
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This new volume of the Literary History of Canada covers the continuing development of English-Canadian writing from 1972 to 1984. As with the three earlier volumes, this book is an invaluable guide to recent developments in English-Canadian literature and a resource for both the general reader and the specialist researcher.

Literary History of Canada: Canadian Literature in English, Volume IV (Second Edition)

Edited by W.H. New, Carl Berger, Alan Cairns, Francess G. Halpenny, Henry Kreisel, Douglas Lochhead, Philip Stratford, and Clara Thomas

© 1990

This new volume of the Literary History of Canada covers the continuing development of English-Canadian writing from 1972 to 1984. As with the three earlier volumes, this book is an invaluable guide to recent developments in English-Canadian literature and a resource for both the general reader and the specialist researcher.

The contributors to this volume are Laurie Ricou, David Jackel, Linda Hutcheon, Philip Stratford, Barry Cameron, Balachandra Rajan, Robert Fothergill, Brian Parker, Cynthia Zimmerman, Frances Frazer, Edith Fowke, Bruce G. Trigger, Alan C. Cairns, Douglas Williams, Carl Berger, Shirley Neuman, Raymond S. Corteen, and Francess G. Halpenny.

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Product Details

  • Series: Heritage
  • World Rights
  • Page Count: 524 pages
  • Dimensions: 6.0in x 1.4in x 9.0in
  • Author Information

    William H. New is a Canadian poet and literary critic. He taught English at the University of British Columbia from 1965 to 2003. In 2007, he was named an Officer of the Order of Canada. For 29 years, he held editorial positions at Canadian Literature and, in 2004, was made Editor Emeritus.


    Carl Berger, FRSC, is an emeritus professor in the Department of History at the University of Toronto.


    Alan Cairns is a professor emeritus of political science at the University of British Columbia and adjunct professor of political science at the University of Waterloo.


    Francess G. Halpenny is the former managing editor of University of Toronto Press and is Professor Emeritus in the Faculty of Information Studies at the University of Toronto.


    Henry Kriesel (1922-1991) was a novelist, professor, administrator. He held positions of Chair of English, Vice President Academic and University Professor at the University of Alberta.


    Douglas Lochhead (1922-2011) was a professor emeritus of Mount Allison University.


    Philip Stratford (1927-1999) was a poet, a pioneer translator of Canadian literature and a professor emeritus of English at the Université de Montréal.


    Clara Thomas (1919-2013) was a professor emerita of English at York University. Through her publishing, teaching and public speaking, she continuously sought to raise the profile of Canadian women writers both within the country and within the international community.