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WADDINGTON, Miriam. Apartment Seven : Essays Selected and New. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1989. First Printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-x,-214. 8vo, photo-illustrated yellow card cvoers with black lettering to front cover andspine. A volume in the Studies in Canadian Literature series. "In this liv ely collection of essays -- some appearing in print for the first time, others reprinted for a new generation of readers -- Miriam Waddington has created a unique portrait of the Canadian literary world that is part memoir, part reflection. Whether describing a Jewish literary salon in Montreal in the 1930s, or, in the book's title essay, remembering the fledgling literarylife of the 1940s, Waddington brings to life moments in the history of Can adian letters." - from the rear cover. Contents: Mrs. Maza's Salon; The House on Hazelton; Apartment Seven; Outsider: Growing Up in Canada; Why I ReadNovels; The Heroes of Misfortune; Moshe Nadir: The Yiddish Stephen Leacock ; Memoiurs of a Jewish Farmer: Edenbridge; Canadian Tradition and Canadian Literature; Every Real Thing: Hugh Garner's 'Cabbagetown'; John Sutherland:All Nature into Motion; The Cloudless Day: Klein's Radical Poems; Alone: K lein's 'Rocking Chair'; Form and Ideology in Poetry; Poetry as Communication; Women: LIving and Thinking: Mary Wollstonecraft, Simone de Beauvoir, Anais Nin, Violette Leduc, Hannah Arendt; Rochl Korn: Remembering a Poet; Women and Writing; Bias. A very good, tight copy. 16.00
Title: Apartment Seven : Essays Selected and New. First Edition, Paperback.
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Toronto, 1989, ISBN:0195407091:
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