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NEW, William Herbert. Canadian, b. 1938. Genres: Poetry, Literary criticism and history. Career: University of British Columbia, Vancouver, professor of English, 1975-, Brenda and David McClean Chair of Canadian Studies, 1995-97. Publications: Malcolm Lowry, 1971; Articulating West (essays), 1972; Among Worlds, 1975; Malcolm Lowry: A Reference Guide, 1978; Dreams of Speech and Violence, 1987; A History of Canadian Literature, 1991, rev. ed., 2003; Science Lessons (poems), 1996; Land Sliding, 1997; Borderlands, 1998; Vanilla Gorilla (poems for children), 1998; Reading Mansfield and Metaphors of Form, 1999; Raucous (poems), 1999; Stone Rain (poems), 2001; Llamas in the Laundry (poems for children), 2002; Riverbook & Ocean (poems), 2002; Grandchild of Empire, 2003. EDITOR: Four Hemispheres: An Anthology of English Short Stories from around the World, 1971; (with J. Hodgins) Voice and Vision, 1972; Dramatists in Canada: Selected Essays, 1972; Critical Writings on Commonwealth Literatures: A Selective Bibliography to 1970, 1975; (with H.J. Rosengarten) Modern Stories in English, 1975, 4th ed., 2001; Modern Canadian Essays, 1976; Margaret Laurence, 1977; A Political Art: Essays and Images in Honour of George Woodcock, 1978; (with W.E. Messenger) Active Voice, 1980, 3rd ed., 1991; (with W.E. Messenger) The Active Stylist (anthology), 1981; Canadian Writers in 1984, 1984; (with W.E. Messenger) A Twentieth Century Anthology, 1984, rev. ed. (with K. McNeilly and N.E. Currie) as Currents, 2000; Dictionary of Literary Biography, Vol. 53: Canadian Writers since 1960, First Series, 1986, Vol. 60: Canadian Writers since 1960, Second Series, 1987, Vol. 68: Canadian Writers, 1920-1959, First Series, 1988, Vol. 88: Canadian Writers, 1920-1959, Second Series, 1989, Vol. 92: Canadian Writers, 1890-1920, 1990, Vol. 99: Canadian Writers before 1890, 1990; Canadian Short Fiction, 1986, 2nd ed., 1997; Literary History of Canada, Vol. 4, 1990; Native Writers and Canadian Writing, 1990; Inside the Poem: Essays and Poems in Honour of Donald Stephens, 1992; (with W.E. Messenger) Literature in English, 1993; Encyclopedia of Literature in Canada, 2002. Address: Dept of English, University of British Columbia, 1873 East Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z1. Online address: [email protected]

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