McCormack, Eric 1938-

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McCORMACK, Eric 1938-

PERSONAL:

Born September 20, 1938, in Bellshill, Scotland; immigrated to Canada, 1966; son of John (a factory worker) and Joan (a homemaker) McCormack; married second wife, December 24, 1987; wife's name Nancy (a lawyer and librarian); children: (first marriage) Michael, Jody. Education: University of Glasgow, M.A. (with honors); University of Manitoba, Ph.D.

ADDRESSES:

Office—St. Jerome's University, Westmount Rd., Waterloo, Ontario N2M 3G3, Canada. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER:

St. Jerome's University, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, associate professor of English, 1970—.

WRITINGS:

Inspecting the Vaults (short stories), Penguin Books Canada (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1987.

The Paradise Motel (novel), Penguin Books Canada (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1989.

The Mysterium (novel), Penguin Books Canada (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1992, St. Martin's Press (New York, NY), 1994.

First Blast of the Trumpet against the Monstrous Regiment of Women (novel), Penguin Books Canada (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1997.

The Dutch Wife (novel), Penguin Books Canada (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 2002.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

PERIODICALS

Booklist, November 1, 1994, Emily Melton, review of The Mysterium, p. 481.

Maclean's, July 14, 1997, "A Writer in Need of a Cure," p. 43.

Publishers Weekly, October 17, 1994, review of The Mysterium, p. 66.

Saturday Night, May, 1997, Frank Moher, review of First Blast of the Trumpet against the Monstrous Regiment of Women, p. 105.

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