Thomas, Clara McCandless

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THOMAS, Clara McCandless

THOMAS, Clara McCandless. Canadian, b. 1919. Genres: Literary criticism and history, Autobiography/Memoirs, Biography. Career: Professor of English, York University, Toronto, from 1969, now Emeritus (joined faculty as Instructor, 1961). Canadian Studies Research Fellow, York University, Toronto, 1984-. Fellow, Royal Society of Canada Member of Editorial Bds.: Journal of Canadian Fiction, Journal of Canadian Studies, University of Ottawa Short Stories Series, and Literary History of Canada. Faculty member, University of Western Ontario, 1947-61, and University of Toronto, 1958-61. Publications: Canadian Novelists, 1946; The Clear Spirit, 1966; Love and Work Enough: The Life of Anna Jameson, 1967; Ryerson of Upper Canada, 1969; Margaret Laurence (literary criticism), 1969; Our Nature: Our Voices, 1972; Read Canadian, 1972; The Manawaka World of Margaret Laurence, 1975; William Arthur Deacon: A Canadian Literary Life, 1982; All My Sisters: Essays on the Work of Canadian Women Writers, 1994; Chapters in a Lucky Life (memoir), 1999. Contributor to anthologies and journals. Address: 305 Scott Library, York University, 4700 Keele St, Downsview, Toronto, ON, Canada.