University of Alberta Press

Book details

Publication date: May 2016
Features: Bibliography, notes, index
Keywords: Literary History/Cultural History
Subject(s): LITERARY CRITICISM / Modern / 20th Century, Literary Criticism, Canadian Studies, LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Canadian, Anthologies: general, Literary History/Cultural History
Publisher(s): The University of Alberta Press

Gregory Betts. Gregory Betts is the Chancellor’s Chair for Research Excellence at Brock University, the Director of Canadian Studies, and an Associate Professor in English. He is the author of Avant-Garde Canadian Literature: The Early Manifestations (UTP 2013).

Paul Hjartarson. Paul Hjartarson is Professor Emeritus in English and Film Studies at the University of Alberta. His most recent book, co-authored with S.C. Neuman and EMiC UA, is The Thinking Heart: The Literary Archive of Wilfred Watson (UAP 2014).

Kristine Smitka. Kristine Smitka teaches in the Department of English and Film Studies at the University of Alberta. To better understand the relationship between print and digital forms of publishing, her research focuses on the paperback book as a medium that defies the old vs. new media binary.

Leon Surette.

Elena Lamberti.

Adam Hammond.

Adam Welch.

Paul Tiessen.

Philip Monk.

Dean Irvine.

Linda M. Morra.

Darren Wershler.

"Reading Counterblasting Canada one has the impression that this quartet—Lewis, McLuhan, and Wilfred and Sheila Watson—and their thinking about culture touched just about every discipline and genre available in the mid to late twentieth century…. Finally, then, these collections not only open up new critical conversations about Watson and others, they remind us that our provocative predecessors are also mentors who might help us reimagine the liberal arts in the neo-liberal university." [Full review at]

Kait Pinter, The Bull Calf, 6.2

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