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Encyclopedia of Literature in Canada

Encyclopedia of Literature in Canada

Edited by William H. New
Copyright Date: 2002
Pages: 1000
  • Book Info
    Encyclopedia of Literature in Canada
    Book Description:

    ?This is a very impressive work of scholarship that will be invaluable to scholars, students and readers. I can?t imagine anyone seriously interested in this country?s literatures who will not want to own a copy.? - Sam Solecki, University of Toronto

    eISBN: 978-1-4426-7442-4
    Subjects: Language & Literature

Table of Contents

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  1. Front Matter
    (pp. i-iv)
  2. Table of Contents
    (pp. v-vi)
  3. Preface
    (pp. vii-x)
  4. Acknowledgments
    (pp. xi-xii)
  5. Permissions
    (pp. xiii-xiv)
  6. Abbreviations
    (pp. xv-xviii)
  7. Contributors
    (pp. xix-2)
    (pp. 3-1236)

    A MARI USQUE AD MARE (from sea to sea), the national motto; see Canada.

    ABBEY, Lloyd Robert. Poet, critic, novelist; b London, ON, 4 April 1943; son of Madeleine (Ridell) and Edward Lloyd Abbey. The author of two books on Percy Bysshe Shelley, Abbey taught at U Toronto, where he earned his PhD (1971), and at U British Columbia. His strongly imagistic poetry, best represented inSelected Poems 1959–1989, examines the geology and marine life of the Pacific. He also wroteThe Last Whales(1991), a novel told from the point of view of blue whales who outlive humanity....

  9. Chronology
    (pp. 1237-1246)
  10. Index by Contributor
    (pp. 1247-1252)
  11. Index of Authors
    (pp. 1253-1276)
  12. Supplementary Index
    (pp. 1277-1347)