Biographies d’écrivains, de poètes et de dramaturges

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Robert Weaver

Over the course of half a century, as radio producer, editor, talent scout, impresario, and anthologist, Robert Weaver nurtured and sustained three generations of writers. Among those he gave their earliest ...

The Force of Vocation

Adele Wiseman was a seminal figure in Canadian letters. Always independent and wilful, she charted her own literary career, based on her unfailing belief in her artistic vision. In The Force of Vocation, ...

Mazo de la Roche

In 1927, Mazo de la Roche was an impoverished writer in Toronto when she won a $10,000 prize from the American magazine Atlantic Monthly for her novel Jalna. The book became an immediate bestseller. In ...

Stranger at the Door

Par (auteur) Kristjana Gunnars
Catégories: Création littéraire

At the beginning of a new writing project—whether it’s the first page of a new novel or a less ambitious project, writers often experience exhilaration, fear, or dread. For Kristjana Gunnars, the ...

HA!

On 15 March 1977, with his wife’s consent, celebrated writer and former terrorist Hubert Aquin blew his brains out on the grounds of a Montreal convent school. Shocked by this self-murder, a filmmaker ...

Reading In

Par (auteur) JoAnn McCaig
Catégories: Études littéraires

What can we learn about authorship through a reading of a writer’s archive? Collections of authors’ manuscripts and correspondence have traditionally been used in ways that further illuminate the ...

Better to Have Loved

Judith Merril was a pioneer of twentieth-century science fiction, a prolific author, and editor. She was also a passionate social and political activist. In fact, her life was a constant adventure within ...

Ernest Buckler

Par (auteur) Marta Dvorak
Catégories: Études littéraires

Margaret Atwood called Ernest Buckler “one of the pathbreakers for the modern Canadian novel,” yet he has slipped into relative obscurity. This new book by Marta Dvorák, Ernest Buckler: Rediscovery ...

F.P. Grove in Europe and Canada

Originally published as Felix Paul Greves Karriere: Frederick Philip Grove in Deutschland, this volume reveals the previously unknown life of Canadian author F. P. Grove. Prior to his arrival in Canada, ...

Pauline Johnson

Par (auteur) Betty Keller
Catégories: Biographies d’artistes

Her mother was English, her father a Mohawk chief. Billed as "The Mohawk Princess," Pauline Johnson took to the stage and recited her poetry in towns across Canada and the U. S.A. during the 1890s. On ...