Ours is a land—and a culture—of great diversity; much of our best writing has a strongly regional flavour. We’ll look at three books from Newfoundland, including Michael Crummey’s intense, mythic masterpiece, Galore.
To view the list of authors and books presented during this lectures, visit Handout for Lecture 4.
Gary Draper is a retired Associate Professor of English at St. Jerome's University in the University of Waterloo, where he taught courses in both early and contemporary Canadian Literature. He has been a book reviewer, a librarian, a poetry editor with Brick Books and a short-fiction editor with The New Quarterly. He is a member of the Culinary Historians of Canada, with a special interest in, and an extensive collection of, community cookbooks.