The Practical Vision: Essays in English Literature in Honour of Flora Roy

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Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press, 1978 M07 4 - 163 pages

The Practical Vision: Essays in English Literature in Honour of Flora Roy contains essays offered as a tribute on the occasion of Dr. Flora Roy’s retirement as a Canadian university teacher of English.

These essays reflect the literary interests and administrative activities of Dr. Roy and demonstrate the relationship between literature and the perennial human urge to achieve understanding and control of both the subjective and objective worlds.



The Offering of Isaac and the Artistry of Old English Genesis A
The Harlot and the Mourning Bride
Spenser and the Complaint 15791590
the Principles 1710 and the Dialogues 1713
Wagner in The Waste Land
The Relationship Between D H Lawrence and Maurice Maeterlinck
An Essay in Literary Realism and Experimentalism
Statements on Literature and Film
Margaret Drabble and the Search for Analogy
The Urban Canadian Fiction of Richard B Wright

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Jane Campbell is professor emerita of English at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario and a specialist in Romantic literature. She taught from 1961 until her retirement in 1999, and in 1986, she was the recipient of the Outstanding Teacher Award. She is the author [http: A.S. Byatt and the Heliotropic Imagination] (WLU Press, 2004). James Doyle is professor emeritus of English at Wilfrid Laurier University. Author of five other books, including The Fin de Siècle Spirit (1995), Stephen Leacock: The Sage of Orillia (1992), and Progressive Heritage: The Evolution of a Politically Radical Literary Tradition in Canada], he has contributed many times to scholarly journals, particularly on Canadian-US literary relations and political radicalism in Canadian literature.

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