Canadian literary critics

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  1. Margaret Atwood

    Margaret Atwood

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    Canadian writer

  2. Northrop Frye

    Northrop Frye

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    Herman Northrop Frye, CC FRSC (July 14, 1912 – January 23, 1991) was a Canadian literary critic and literary theorist, considered one of the most influential of the 20th century.


  3. Marshall McLuhan

    Marshall McLuhan

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    Canadian educator, philosopher, and scholar-- a professor of English literature, a literary critic, and a communications theorist

  4. Peter Swirski

    Peter Swirski

    25 views
    Canadian literary critic

  5. Anne Carson

    Anne Carson

    23 views
    Canadian poet

  6. Robertson Davies

    Robertson Davies

    22 views
    Canadian journalist, playwright, professor, critic, and novelist

  7. Darko Suvin

    Darko Suvin

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    Croatian Canadian literary critic

  8. Linda Hutcheon

    Linda Hutcheon

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    Linda Hutcheon, O.C. (born August 24, 1947) is a Canadian academic working in the fields of literary theory and criticism, opera, and Canadian Studies. Hutcheon describes her herself as "intellectually promiscuous", as she brings a cross-disciplinary approach to her work She is University Professor in the Department of English and of the Centre for Comparative Literature at the University of Toronto, where she has taught since 1988. In 2000 she was elected the 117th President of the Modern Language Association, the third Canadian to hold this position, and the first Canadian woman. She is particularly known for her influential theories of postmodernism.


  9. Arlene Perly Rae

    Arlene Perly Rae

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    Arlene Perly Rae is a Canadian journalist, literary critic and author. She is married to Canadian politician Bob Rae.


  10. Adele Reinhartz

    Adele Reinhartz

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    Adele Reinhartz is a Canadian academic and a specialist in the history and literature of Christianity and Judaism in the Greco-Roman period, the Gospel of John, early Jewish-Christian relations, literary criticism including feminist literary criticism, feminist exegesis, and the impact of the Bible on popular cinema and television.


  11. Cyril Dabydeen

    Cyril Dabydeen

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    Canadian writer

  12. Ken Adachi

    Ken Adachi

    9 views
    Canadian historian

  13. Rinaldo Walcott

    Rinaldo Walcott

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    Rinaldo Walcott is a Black Canadian academic and writer, currently employed as an associate professor at OISE/University of Toronto in the Department of Sociology and Equity Studies in Education. He was previously an assistant professor in the Division of Humanities at York University (2000). Walcott's work focuses on Black Studies, Canadian Studies, Cultural Studies, Queer Theory and Gender Theory, and Diaspora Studies. He is currently the Canada Research Chair of Social Justice and Cultural Studies.


  14. Sky Gilbert

    Sky Gilbert

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    Schuyler Lee (Sky) Gilbert, Jr. (born December 20, 1952) is a Canadian writer, actor, academic and drag performer. Born in Norwich, Connecticut, he studied theatre at York University in Toronto, Ontario, and at the University of Toronto, before becoming the co-founder and artistic director of Buddies in Bad Times, a Toronto theatre company dedicated to LGBT drama. Gilbert's drag name is Jane. Sky also teaches a course on Playwrighting at the University of Guelph.


  15. Isabel Paterson

    Isabel Paterson

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    author and editor

  16. Geoff Pevere

    Geoff Pevere

    6 views

    Geoff Pevere (born October 1957 in Ottawa, Ontario) is a Canadian and arts and media critic. He is a former film critic, book columnist and cultural journalist for the Toronto Star, where he worked from 1998 to 2011. His writing has appeared in several newspapers, magazines and arts journals, and he has worked as a broadcaster for both radio and television. He has also lectured widely on cultural and media topics, and taught courses at several Canadian universities and colleges. In 2012, he contributed weekly pop culture columns to CBC Radio Syndication, which were heard in nearly twenty markets across Canada. Since September 2012, he has contributed a weekly column to The Globe and Mail called "The Film Geek".


  17. Claude Bissell

    Claude Bissell

    6 views
    Canadian, Historian

  18. Ann Dooley

    Ann Dooley

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    Ann Dooley is a professor with the Centre for Medieval Studies and the Celtic Studies Program at St. Michael's College at the University of Toronto where she specializes in Irish literature. She has published a translation of Acallam na Senórach entitled Tales of the Elders of Ireland as well as a study of Táin Bó Cuailnge entitled Playing the Hero: Reading the Irish Saga Táin Bó Cuailnge'.


  19. Susan Wood (science fiction)

    Susan Wood (science fiction)

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    Canadian writer

  20. Antanas Sileika

    Antanas Sileika

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    Antanas Sileika (Antanas Šileika) is a Canadian novelist and critic.


  21. Sacvan Bercovitch

    Sacvan Bercovitch

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    Sacvan Bercovitch (born 4 October 1933) is a Canadian Americanist, literary and cultural critic and academic.


  22. John Leslie Hotson

    John Leslie Hotson

    4 views
    American academic

  23. Bill Glassco

    Bill Glassco

    4 views
    Canadian, Director

  24. Marc Shell

    Marc Shell

    4 views
    Canadian literary critic

  25. Hugh Kenner

    Hugh Kenner

    4 views
    Canadian academic

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