What Do I Read Next?
Frank Davey' s Earle Birney provides a solid and succinct introduction to the life and writings of the Canadian poet.
In 1967 M. L. Rosenthal published The New Poets: American and British Poetry Since World War II. This critical study describes many of the movements and individuals who have helped define landscape of poetry written in the English-speaking world in the last half of the twentieth century.
David Stouck's Major Canadian Authors, published in 1984, provides a comprehensive introduction to the life and works of seventeen Canadian authors from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Stouck locates the work of these writers in the context of both regional and world literature.
Out of the Shadows: Canada in the Second World War, a 1995 study by William A. B. Douglas and Brereton Greenhous, explores the contributions and sacrifices of Canada during World Warll.
Existentialism: From Dostoevsky to Sartre, published in 1988 and edited by Walter Kaufmann, provides a strong introduction to some of the more prominent existentialist thinkers throughout history.