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Permanent Revolution

By (author) Gail Scott
Foreword by Zoe Whittall
Afterword by Margaret Christakos
Categories: Literature: history and criticism

Finalist for the 2021 Grand Prix du livre de Montreal

"A writer may do as she pleases with her epoch. Rage accumulates."

From iconic feminist writer Gail Scott comes Permanent Revolution, a collection ...

“My Own Portrait in Writing”

By (author) Patrick Grant
Categories: Literary theory
Series: Cultural Dialectics

A theoretically informed interpretation of Van Gogh’s literary achievement that is without precedent.

Many have drawn on Van Gogh’s voluminous correspondence for insights into his art and personal ...

RE: Reading the Postmodern

It would be difficult to exaggerate the worldwide impact of postmodernism on the fields of cultural production and the social sciences over the last quarter century—even if the concept has been understood ...

Northrop Frye

More than fifty years after the publication of Anatomy of Criticism, Northrop Frye remains one of Canada's most influential intellectuals. This reappraisal reasserts the relevance of his work to the study ...