Canadian Literature’s Issue 219 (Winter 2013), Contested Migrations is now available! The issue features articles by Vinh Nguyen, Mariam Pirbhai, Rachel Bower, Maude Lapierre, J. I. Little, David Williams, and more.
Reviewed by David Monteyne
Three recent books deal in different ways with the history of the Canadian built environment. In the order listed above, the three texts are a popular biography of a prolific nineteenth-century Toronto architect, the catalogue and essay from an exhibition on the Modernist style of architecture in postwar Vancouver, and a broad historical survey focusing on the sociology and geography of housing in Canada.After emigrating from England, William Thomas practiced architecture in Toron […more…]