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by John Metcalf

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Author: John Metcalf
ISBN: 0920493068
ISBN13: 978-0920493069
Language: English
Publisher: Red Kite Press (1988)
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Metcalf was born in Carlisle, England on 12 November 1938.

Metcalf was born in Carlisle, England on 12 November 1938. His father, Thomas Metcalf, was a clergyman and his mother, Gladys Moore Metcalf, was a teacher. Metcalf immigrated to Canada in 1962. It was in Canada that he began to write. In 1975 he married Myrna Teitlebaum and now lives with her in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

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John Wesley Metcalf, CM (born 12 November 1938) is an English-born . pride" of Canadian culture

His writing is rich in intense emotion invoking imagery, which he draws from his experiences. pride" of Canadian culture

What is a Canadian literature? by. Metcalf, John, 1938

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Metcalf's polemical writings on art and culture are collected in Kicking Against the Pricks (1982) and Freedom From Culture: Selected Essays (1994); What Is a Canadian Literature? (1988) questions the relevance of the Canadian literary canon

Metcalf's polemical writings on art and culture are collected in Kicking Against the Pricks (1982) and Freedom From Culture: Selected Essays (1994); What Is a Canadian Literature? (1988) questions the relevance of the Canadian literary canon.

John Metcalf has been the leading student, scholar, writer and champion of the Canadian short story for more than five decades. In his new critical book, The Canadian Short Story, he sifts and sorts through a lifetime of reading, writing and thinking about the short story in this country, and where it fits within the larger currents of world literature, offering up the most authoritative and important book on the subject to date.

John Metcalf is also the real name of Blind Jack. "John Metcalf is also the real name of Blind Jack. Born in Carlisle, England he was educated at Bristol University, receiving his BA in 1960 and a Certificate in Education in 1961. He moved to Montreal in 1962 to teach high school. In 1970 he became a Canadian citizen.

What Is Canadian Literature? . John Metcalf's early work is characterized by a clean, spare prose, a refusal to pronounce judgment on the behavior of his characters, and a flair for the bizarre and eccentric

What Is Canadian Literature? Guelph, Ontario, Red Kite Press, 1988. Acts of Kindness and of Love. John Metcalf's early work is characterized by a clean, spare prose, a refusal to pronounce judgment on the behavior of his characters, and a flair for the bizarre and eccentric. In the novella-length story "The Lady Who Sold Furniture," for example, the reader is presented with what seems a normal situation. The eponymous lady, Jeanne, a housekeeper with a young daughter, is having an affair with a schoolteacher, one of the boarders named Peter. The first hint that something may be wrong comes when two detectives turn up asking for the woman's whereabouts.

The Life of John Metcalf, Commonly Called Blind Jack of Knaresborough: With Many Entertaining Anecdotes of His Exploits in Hunting, Card-Playing, &C. Making It New: Contemporary Canadian Stories.

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