Canadian Literature’s Issue 221 (Summer 2014) is now available. This special issue focuses on science and Canadian literature and features a wide range of articles and book reviews as well as a selection of new Canadian poetry.
Reviewed by Angela Spreng
These two very different works both contribute to an extended understanding of Margaret Laurence’s life and her oeuvre. Embryo Words is a compilation of her early writings collected for the first time. These poems and short prose pieces were published between 1944 and 1946, during her high school and college years. Although Margaret Laurence’s genius is in her fiction, the editor asserts that the thematic and stylistic groundwork for her mature work was la […more…]