Douglas Barbour


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Canadian SF
By Douglas Barbour
Published in Canadian Literature 191 (Winter 2006): 187-188.
  • A Game of Perfection by Élisabeth Vonarburg
  • Stealing Magic by Tanya Huff
  • Rogue Harvest by Danita Maslan
The Collaborative Vision
By Douglas Barbour
Published in Recursive Time. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 222 (Autumn 2014): 147.
  • Virtualis: Topologies of the Unreal by Christine Stewart (Author) and David Dowker (Author)
  • Signed Wings by Lola Lemire Tostevin (Author)
  • Hordes of Writing by Chus Pato (Author) and Erín Mouré (Translator)
The Many or One
By Douglas Barbour
Published in Prison Writing. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 208 (Spring 2011): 145-147.
  • Revolver by Kevin Connolly
  • Lisa Robertson's Magenta Soul Whip by Lisa Robertson
  • Be Calm, Honey by David McFadden (Author)
Time Changes
By Douglas Barbour
Published in Strategic Nationalisms. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 200 (Spring 2009): 178-180.
  • Along a Snake Fence Riding by Douglas Barbour
  • Finding Ft. George by Rob Budde
  • The Shovel by Colin Browne
A Very Mixed Bag
By Douglas Barbour
Published in Strategic Nationalisms. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 200 (Spring 2009): 169-170.
  • The Given by Daphne Marlatt
  • Ragtime for Beginners by Moberley Luger
  • Orphic Politics by Tim Lilburn
Robin Blaser's Summa
By Douglas Barbour
Published in Predators and Gardens. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 197 (Summer 2008): 116-118.
  • The Fire by Miriam Nichols and Robin Blaser
  • The Holy Forest by Miriam Nichols and Robin Blaser
Going Beyond Prose
By Douglas Barbour
Published in Visual/Textual Intersections. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 194 (Autumn 2007): 185-186.
  • Red Lacquered Chopsticks by Betty Warrington-Kearsley
  • Newer Lies by Dan Jalowica
  • Vermeer's Light: Poems 1996-2006 by George Bowering
Of Note
By Douglas Barbour
Published in Gabrielle Roy contemporaine/The Contemporary Gabrielle Roy. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 192 (Spring 2007): 194-195.
  • The Engine of Recall by Karl Schroeder
  • Earthbaby by Peter Such
Versions of Lyric
By Douglas Barbour
Published in South Asian Diaspora. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 190 (Autumn 2006): 163-165.
  • Bizarre Winery Tragedy by Lyle Neff
  • The Sutler by Michael Kenyon
  • Standing Wave by Robert S. Allen
Ontario Traditionalism
By Douglas Barbour
Published in Women & the Politics of Memory. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 186 (Autumn 2005): 130-132.
  • Killing Things by John Degen
  • The Address Book by Steven Heighton
  • Night Street Repairs by A. F. Moritz
Deeper into the Forest
By Douglas Barbour
Published in Women, City, Wilderness. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 146 (Autumn 1995): 154-156.
  • The Holy Forest by Robin Blaser
  • The Moustache: Memories of Greg Curnoe by George Bowering
Studies of the Majors
By Douglas Barbour
Published in Strangers & Strange Voices. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 141 (Summer 1994): 129-132.
  • The Topology of Being: The Poetics of Charles Olson by Judith Halden-Sullivan
  • A Sourcery for Books 1 and 2 of bpNichol's The Martyrology by Irene Niechoda
Studies of the Majors
By Douglas Barbour
Published in East Asian-Canadian Connections. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 140 (Spring 1994) (Spring 1994): 148-151.
  • The Topology of Being: The Poetics of Charles Olson by Judith Halden-Sullivan
  • A Sourcery for Books I and 2 of bpNicol's The Martyrology by Irene Niechoda
Essaying
By Douglas Barbour
Published in Past, Present, Future. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 138-139 (Autumn/Winter 1993): 103-105.
  • Rational Geomancy: The Kids of the Book Machine; The Collected Research Reports of the Toronto Research Group, 1973-1982 by Steve McCaffrey and bp Nichol
  • inkorrect thots by bill bissett
Journey Among Discourses
By Douglas Barbour
Published in Letters & Other Connections. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 134 (Autumn 1992): 127-129.
  • Theory of Sediment by Steve McCaffery
  • The Brick Reader by Linda Spalding (Editor) and Michael Ondaatje (Editor)
Isn't Reality?
By Douglas Barbour
Published in Science & Literature. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 96 (Spring 1983): 145-147.
  • The Hawryliw Process by Robert Allen
Mandel's Selves
By Douglas Barbour
Published in Caribbean Connections. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 95 (Winter 1982): 125-128.
  • Dreaming Backwards by Eli Mandel
  • Life Sentence by Eli Mandel
Original People
By Douglas Barbour
Published in Fifteenth Anniversary Issue. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 61 (Summer 1974): 82-84.
  • riverrun by Peter Such
  • The Temptations of Big Bear by Rudy Wiebe (Author)
Hopes and Trepidations
By Douglas Barbour
Published in Lovers and Losers. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 59 (Winter 1974): 117-119.
  • Parking Lots by Victor Coleman
  • America by Victor Coleman
  • Standing Back by Robert Hogg
Play in the Western World
By Douglas Barbour
Published in National Origins. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 52 (Spring 1972): 77-81.
  • The Post Electric Cave Man by Ken Belford (Author)
  • Towards a Chemistry of Reel People by Jim Brown
  • Four Myths For Sam Perry by Frank Davey
  • The Carcasses of Spring by Barry McKinnon
  • Wave by David Phillips
  • The Coherence by David Phillips
Critical Limitations
By Douglas Barbour
Published in Views of Novelists. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 49 (Summer 1971): 75-77.
  • The Novels of Hugh MacLennan by Robert H. Cockburn
  • Stephen Leacock by Robertson Davies
  • Hugh MacLennan by Douglas Barbour and Alec Lucas
  • Leonard Cohen by Douglas Barbour and Michael Ondaatje
The Common Craving
By Douglas Barbour
Published in Aspects of Layton. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 48 (Spring 1971): 70-74.
  • Trips—without LSD by Rose Rosberg
  • This Cold Fist by Robin Mathews
  • The Kings Have Donned their Final Mask by Malcolm Miller
  • Separations by Patrick Lane (Author)
  • Iowa by Richard Gellar
  • A & B & C & by Douglas Lochhead
  • Dangerous Season by Gail Fox
Low Key
By Douglas Barbour
Published in Lowry’s Reading. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 44 (Spring 1970): 93-94.
  • Entrance to the Greenhouse by Joan Finnigan
Eclectic Publishing
By Douglas Barbour
Published in Arts in the Politician’s Eye. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 43 (Winter 1970): 87-90.
  • I've laughed and sung the whole night long seen the summer sunrise in the morning by Raymond Fraser
  • The Gentlemen Are Also Lexicograhers by Michael Gnarowski
  • Images by Geral Robitaille
  • Man by Glen Siebrasse
  • Homage to Mr. MacMullin by Richard Sommer
  • Nothing But Spoons by Peter Stevens
Controlling the Jungle
By Douglas Barbour
Published in Books of the Year. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 36 (Spring 1968): 86-88.
  • The Dainty Monsters by Douglas Barbour
David Meet David
By Douglas Barbour
Published in Canadian Literature 214 (Autumn 2012): 153-54.
  • Why Are You So Long and Sweet: Collected Long Poems by David McFadden (Author)
  • Watermelon Kindness by David Donnell

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continuations 2
By Douglas Barbour and Sheila E. Murphy
Reviewed in The Poetry Percentage by Tanis MacDonald
Beyond Tish
By Douglas Barbour
Reviewed in Aesthetics, Inside & Out by Jeanette Lynes
Story for a Saskatchewan Night
By Douglas Barbour
Reviewed in Short-Long by Roy Miki
Tesseracts2
By Phyllis Gotlieb and Douglas Barbour
Reviewed in SF Emotions by Christopher Dean
The Pirates of Pen's Chance
By Stephen Scobie and Douglas Barbour
Reviewed in Writing Poetry by Marya Fiamengo
Writing Right
By Douglas Barbour and Marni L. Stanley
Reviewed in Real Poets by Patricia Monk
shore lines
By Douglas Barbour
Reviewed in Foreclosure by Janet Giltrow
The Story So Far 5
By Douglas Barbour
Reviewed in Microscope by Anthony John Harding
Hugh MacLennan
By Douglas Barbour and Alec Lucas
Reviewed in Critical Limitations by Douglas Barbour
Leonard Cohen
By Douglas Barbour and Michael Ondaatje
Reviewed in Critical Limitations by Douglas Barbour