Essays on Her Works
Sheila Watson published the iconic novel, The Double Hook, in 1959 and influenced the writing styles of many Canadian authors, including Robert Kroetsch, Michael Ondaatje, George Bowering, and Daphne Marlatt. This is the first collection of essays devoted to all of Watson’s writing as well as her work as editor and mentor. The collection examines The Double Hook; the first novel she wrote, Deep Hollow Creek; her short stories and the McLuhan connection. Contributors include: Caterina Edwards, E. D. Blodgett, Mary G. Hamilton, George Melnyk, Margaret Morriss, Margot Northey, Glenn Willmott, and Sergiy Yakovenko. The collection also features material from Sheila Watson herself.