Strangers & Others: Newfoundland Essays

Strangers & Others: Newfoundland Essays



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781897141700
Publisher: Pedlar Press
Publication date: 09/08/2015
Pages: 420
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Stan Dragland is a talented, prolific, critically acclaimed and widely respected author who recently wrote a book of nonfiction which sprang from a list of favourite literary sentences, entitled The Bricoleur & His Sentences. Literary critic, editor, novelist, poet, born and raised in Alberta, Dragland studied at the University of Alberta, where he received a BA and MA, and earned a PhD from Queen's University. He retired from his teaching post at the University of Western Ontario in 1999 and now lives in St. John's NL.

Table of Contents

Introduction 9

Strangers & Others 23

Heartbreak Hotel, St. John's, Newfoundland 81

Dreaming Backward: Agnes Walsh's In the Old Country of My Heart 119

The Colony of Unrequited Dreams: Romancing History? 181

Respecting Vicki Tansey's: House of Clouds and Other Ephemerals: A Chronicle 229

Reading: February 263

Bridge 311

Notes 331

Acknowledgements 373

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