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Special Collections: Canadian Literature

About This Collection

Rare Books and Special Collections collects the following Canadian and BC writers' and publishers' works. This collection is a synthesis of the collections listed in this guide. 

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Author Search

Anderson-Dargatz, Gale (1963-)  Armstrong, Jeannette Bolster, Stephanie Bowering, George (1935-)  Bowering, Marilyn (1949-) Bowling, Tim (1964-) 
Brett, Brian Bringhurst, Robert (1946-)  Bromige, David Cameron, Anne (1938-)  Carr, Emily (1871-1945)  Choy, Wayson (1939-) 
Compton, Wayde (1972-)  Coupland, Douglas (1961-) Crozier, Lorna (1948-) Dickie, Francis (1890-?)  Douglas, Gilean (1900-1993)  Drabek, Jan (1935-) 
Elsted, Crispin (1947-)  Evans, Hubert (1892-1986)  Fawcett, Bryan (1944-) Foon, Dennis (1951-)  Gartner, Zsuzsi (1960-)  Godfrey, Dave (1938-) 
Haig-Brown, Roderick Langmere (1908-1976)  Hamilton, Ron  Harris, Christie (1907-2002)  Hartog, Diana  Hodgins, Thomas  Hollingsworth, Margaret (1939-) 
Jankola, Beth  Johnson, E. Pauline (1861-1913)  Keller, Betty  Kilian, Crawford (1941-)  Kogawa, Joy (1935-)  Lane, Patrick
Lee, Sky  Lillard, Charles  Lowry, Malcolm Maillard, Keith  Maracle, Lee  Marlatt, Daphne
McWhirter, George Moore, Mavor Mouré, Erin  Munro, John Nicol, Eric (1919-2011) Niven, Frederick (1978-1944) 
Pearson, Kit (1947-)  Plotnikoff, Vi  Rhenisch, Harold (1958-)  Robinson, Eden  Robinson, Spider (1948-) Rogers, Linda (1944-) 
Rosenblatt, Joe (1933-) Rule, Jane (1931-2007) Schroeder, Andreas (1946-) Service, Robert (1874-1958)  Skelton, Robin (1925-1997)  Sinclair, Bertrand (1881-1972) 
Skinner, Constance Lindsay (1979-1939)  Slater, Ian (1941-)  Smith, Ron (1943-)  Solecki, Jan (1919-)  Sterling (Seepeetza), Shirley  Thomas, Audrey (1935-)
Watmough, David (1926-)  Wayman, Tom (1945-)  White, Howard (1945-)  Windley, Carol (1947-)  Wilson, Ethel  Wong-Chu, Jim (1949-)
Yee, Paul Zieroth, David (Dale) (1946-)         

Publisher Search

Alcuin Society Arsenal Pulp Press Barbarian Press Cobblestone Press Harbour Publishing Company 
Heavenly Monkey  Intermedia Press Klanak Press  November House  UBC Press 

Subject Headings

Canadian fiction--20th century--History and criticism

Canadian literature--History and criticism

Canada--In literature

Canadian literature--Canada, Western--History and criticism

Literature and society--Canada, Western--History

Canada, Western--In literature

Canadian poetry--21st century

Canadian poetry--21st poetry--History and criticism

Canadian poetry (English)--21st century

Canada--Juvenile literature

Canada--Literary collections

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