An Aesthetic Underground: A Literary Memoir

An Aesthetic Underground: A Literary Memoir

by John Metcalf

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781927428955
Publisher: Biblioasis
Publication date: 03/17/2015
Series: Biblioasis Renditions Series
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 8.20(h) x 2.90(d)

About the Author

John Metcalf was Senior Editor at the Porcupine's Quill until 2005, and is now Fiction Editor at Biblioasis. A scintillating writer, a magisterial editor, and a noted anthologist, he is the author of more than a dozen works of fiction and non-fiction, including Standing Stones: Selected Stories, Adult Entertainment, Going Down Slow and Kicking Against the Pricks . He lives in Ottawa with his wife, Myrna.

Table of Contents

A Vignette 1

The Curator 5

Mr. White and Bernard Halliday 13

Alma Mater 27

A Terrifying Legacy 49

The Years with Ross 71

The Montreal Story Tellers 89

Conduct Unbecoming 97

Writer-in-Residence 101

Resurrection 125

Increasingly Bad Vibes 131

Steering the Craft 139

Winning the War 157

Acts of Kindness and Love 173

An Eager Eye 195

The Tanks Campaign 217

Lego 233

A Long Sentence: The Ottawa Years 243

An Aesthetic Underground 269

L'Envoi 319

Bibliography 329

Acknowledgements 339

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