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George Fetherling and His Work

by Linda Rogers

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Published by Tightrope Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canadian,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages92
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8580803M
    ISBN 100973864516
    ISBN 109780973864519

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    George Fetherling's most recent books are the poetry collection Plans Deranged by Time and the novel Walt Whitman's Secret. He lives in Vancouver and Toronto. Brian Busby is an independent scholar, editor, and author, most recently, of A Gentleman of Pleasure: One Life of John Glassco, Poet, Memoirist, Translator, and Pornographer. by George J. Dance Douglas George Fetherling (born January 1, ) is an American-born Canadian poet, novelist, journalist, and essayist.

    Fetherling's book is well researched and lovingly written: a thorough treat.' Books in Canada 'Fetherling presents his international cast of characters with skill - Cecil Rhodes, Diamond Tooth Gertie, Levi Strauss, Mark Twain, Commodore Vanderbilt, anonymous coolies Price: $ Get this from a library! The gentle anarchist: a life of George Woodcock. [George Fetherling] -- This great champion of Canadian literature was in his late thirties when he arrived from Britain - and in his mid-forties when he finally settled for good in his beloved Vancouver. Until now, readers.


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George Fetherling and His Work by Linda Rogers Download PDF EPUB FB2

In George Fetherling and His Work, Linda Rogers brings together a range of critics, academics and fellow poets from across the country to discuss various aspects of his life and ideas. Readers who know Fetherling's writing in a variety of genres will gain fresh insight from this retrospective collection Those coming to Fetherling for the first Format: Paperback.

George Fetherling has 52 books on Goodreads with 69 ratings. George Fetherling’s most popular book is The Book of Assassins: A Biographical Dictionary fr. If pay is low, so are standards. So most book reviewing is biased, or else bordering on self-advertisement.

Linda Rogers's nifty George Fetherling and his Work (Toronto: Tightrope $) has gathered a variety of articles and appreciations of Fetherling that reveal, among other things, how the country's most prolific reviewer goes about his craft. Featuring work from Linda Rogers, Eric Marks, George Fetherling, John Burns, WH New, George Elliott Clarke, John Clement Ball, Brian Busby, Jennifer Toews, and Rhonda Batchelor.

Click to read an excerpt from George Fetherling and His Work. George Fetherling was born in He lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Nothing in the previous work of George Fetherling has prepared us for this. The man has written dozens of books, among them biographies, histories. by George Fetherling He drank like a fish, ate everything that was wrong, self-medicated all the time and pushed himself mercilessly in his work.

I would be with him on a [book-] scouting trip and he would be almost catatonic because he would start to suffer insulin shock.” In time, as might have been foreseen given his personality. George Fetherling is a novelist, poet and memoirist whose books include Walt Whitman’s Secret, Jericho, The File on Arthur Moss and Tales of Two Cities.

His. Fetherling, a successful and widely published man of letters, moved to Canada when he was 18 years old. He published under the name Douglas Fetherling untiland thereafter under the name George Fetherling, in honour of his late father.

Fetherling is an important creator and critic of Canadian art, both literary and visual. Excerpt from George Fetherling and His Work, “Introduction” In book after book of articulate prose and poetry, Fetherling (the last name is an anglicized spelling of an old Dutch word for scribe or scrivener) sings like a bird with a thorn in its chest.

Like children born with learning disabilities who often develop prodigious oral and. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, 92 pages ; 21 cm: Contents: The witness, an introduction / Linda Rogers --Travels in the cosmopolitan world of George Fetherling / Eric Marks --The agent / George Fetherling --The Sylvia Hotel, 18 June 01 / John Burns --Notes on Fetherling's "Our man in Utopia" / --First signs of anarchist spring / George.

Three Men in a Boat is a comical account of three friends: Jerome, Harris, George and their dog Mont Three Men in a Boat - (To Say Nothing of the Dog) - Read book online Read online: This collector's edition is cleanly formatted for easy reading.

12 point Garamond, spacing. So most book reviewing is biased, or else bordering on self-advertisement. Linda Rogers’s nifty George Fetherling and his Work (Toronto: Tightrope $) has gathered a variety of articles and appreciations of Fetherling that reveal, among other things, how the country’s most prolific reviewer goes about his craft.

Guide book: George Fetherling looks at his past Leaving the befuddled clerk to her work, Fetherling heads one street over, to Albany Ave., where he lived with his. “The book opens with a comic-style action-packed story in which [Detective Joe] Ricci and his partner Donald Sinclair raid an opium den in Chinatown in ,” says British Columbia History.

“Sensational Vancouver provides lively social history, appeals to a broad readership, and adds to the growing number of enlightening books about our. George Fetherling has been writing and publishing for more than forty-five years. One of his most popular works is Travels by Night: A Memoir, which recreates leading personalities and events in the fabled Canadian cultural renaissance of –/5.

George Fetherling. September Worlds collide when a naïve young heiress takes a tumble for a bootlegger with a murderous temper and his business partner falls in love with Montreal, the way Americans are prone to do.

One world war has ended and a second is in the wings. The fact that Fetherling's aggressive approach worked attests to the liveliness, intelligence, and humour found in his company and in his new book, Tales of Two Cities ($20).

By George Fetherling. Quattro Books. From there, Fetherling could begin to build and work his “trapline” of professional contacts in search of writing assignments. And the rest, as they. George Fetherling is a poet, fiction writer, and voyager. Among his many books are Travels by Night: A Memoir of the Sixties and Running Away to Sea: Round the World on a Tramp published under the name Douglas Fetherling untiland thereafter under the name George in honour of his.

Driving rain diluted an early-January crowd for the Vancouver launch of George Fetherling’s new novella-and-stories collection, Tales of Two Cities (Subway Books). About 20 people braved the latest downpour, which came three days shy of breaking the city’s continuous rainfall record set into hear Fetherling read in the Lamplighter Pub, a year-old hotel bar that borders touristy.

Walt Whitman’s Secret is George Fetherling’s third novel and fourth book-length fiction. He has also published many works of poetry, travel narrative and memoir. He Author: George Fetherling.

Bowering is second to George Woodcock in terms of rivaling him with productivity, having published eighty books of his own along with having editorial roles in thirty others. George Woodcock’s biographer, George Fetherling (George the Third), currently comes third in the productivity race with approximately forty books.Frequent Q&Q reviewer George Fetherling’s third novel is an intriguing look at one of America’s most influential poets.

The novel focuses on the last years of Whitman’s life as observed by his real-life friend Horace Traubel, who wrote the nine-volume With Walt Whitman in n was 72 when he died inand Traubel knew him only after Whitman had suffered a debilitating stroke.