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Criticism & Essays

By Dennis Lee

What is most striking about Dennis Lee’s latest volume – a collection of essays about poetry and poets – is that it’s poetic in its execution of language and expression of ideas. Body Music is ... Read More »

February 19, 2004 | Filed under: Criticism & Essays

By T.F. Rigelhof

In This is Our Writing, T.F. Rigelhof, a teacher at Montreal’s Dawson College, evaluates the achievements of Mordecai Richler, Leonard Cohen, Mavis Gallant, and other Canadian prose writers. Some of these pizzazzy essays previously appeared ... Read More »

February 16, 2004 | Filed under: Criticism & Essays

By Jean McKay

There is no doubt that Jean McKay had an epiphany of sorts when she wrote her latest offering, Exploded View. In this collection of entries exploring the reading and writing life, every letter of the ... Read More »

February 12, 2004 | Filed under: Criticism & Essays