Margaret Laurence and Jack McClelland, Letters
Margaret Laurence and Jack McClelland—one of Canada's most beloved writers and one of Canada's most significant publishers—enjoyed an unusual rapport. In this collection of annotated letters, readers gain rare insight into the private side of these literary icons. Their correspondence reveals a professional relationship that evolved into deep friendship over a period of enormous cultural change. Both were committed to the idea of Canadian writing; in a very real sense, their mutual and separate work helped bring "Canadian Literature" into being. With its insider's view of the book business from the late 1950s to the mid-1980s, Margaret Laurence and Jack McClelland, Letters presents a valuable piece of Canadian literary history curated and annotated by Davis and Morra. This is essential reading for all those interested in Canada's literary culture.
About the Authors
Laura K. Davis is a tenured faculty member who specializes in Canadian literature at Red Deer College, Alberta. Dr. Linda M. Morra is an Associate Professor in the Department of English at Bishop's University. Her publications include Unarrested Archives: Case Studies in Twentieth-Century Authorship (2014), a co-edited collection of essays, Basements and Attics, Closets and Cyberspace: Explorations in Canadian Women's Archives (2012), and an edition of Jane Rule's memoir, Taking My Life (2011).
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edited by Françoise Lionnet, translated by Peter Low, Blake Smith
Aug 2018 - Modern Language Association of America
$22.00 USD - Paperback / softback