SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

 

 

Reference Books

Malcolm Lowry: A Reference Guide.  Boston: G.K. Hall, 1978.  A thorough annotated checklist of essays, books, reviews, and related commentaries on the life and works of the English/Canadian novelist, poet, and short story writer Malcolm Lowry (1909-57).

Canadian Writers Since 1960, 1st series, Dictionary of Literary Biography, vol. 53.  Detroit: Bruccoli‑Clark‑Gale, 1986.  This is the first of several DLB volumes of biographical and bibliographical guides to Canadian writers.

Canadian Writers Since 1960, 2nd series, Dictionary of Literary Biography, vol. 60.  Detroit: Gale, 1987.

Canadian Writers 1920-1959, 1st series, Dictionary of Literary Biography, vol. 68.  Detroit: Gale, 1988.

Canadian Writers 1920-1959, 2nd series, Dictionary of Literary Biography, vol. 88.  Detroit: Gale‑Bruccoli Clark Layman, 1989.

Canadian Writers 1890-1920, Dictionary of Literary Biography, vol. 92.  Detroit: Gale-Bruccoli Clark Layman, 1990.

Canadian Writers Before 1890, Dictionary of Literary Biography, vol. 99.  Detroit: Gale-Bruccoli Clark Layman, 1990.

"Janet Frame:  An Enumerative Bibliography to 1990" (with Alexander Hart).  In The Ring of Fire:  Essays on Janet Frame, ed. Jeanne Delbaere.  Aarhus:  Dangaroo, 1992:  233-338.

Encyclopedia of Literature in CanadaEncyclopedia of Literature in Canada.  Toronto: U of Toronto Press, 2002.  [xxii+1347 pages]  With over 1200 entries, fully cross-referenced, this is a substantial guide to Canadian literature in English, French, and other languages.  Topics included biocritical studies, genre surveys, Native languages and mythologies, literary terms, the publication industry, newspapers, film and other media, awards and prizes, popular culture, and book design.  Reviewing the book, George Fetherling calls it  “the only truly indispensable work on the subject, …a decade in the making.”  French critics cited the 300+ contributors and the extensive articles, the chronology, and other finding aids. The critic Sam Solecki comments: “This is a very impressive work of scholarship that will be invaluable to scholars, students and general readers. I can't imagine anyone seriously interested in this country's literatures who will not want to own a copy."

 

 

 

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