Browsing Literature by Subject "Canada"

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  • Pollock, Zaillig; University of Toronto and University of Toronto Libraries; Klein, A.M. (University of Toronto Libraries, 2000)
    This is the entry for A.M. Klein in Canadian Poetry Online, a web site of the University of Toronto Libraries. It contains a biography, bibliographies, and a selection of his poems. Click on the link above to access.
  • Brown, Michael (Jewish Women's Archive, 2009-02-27)
    A biographical essay on Adele Wiseman, whom the author credits as being "[o]ne of Canada’s most highly regarded writers of the second half of the twentieth century." The article describes how Wiseman, who was born in 1928 ...
  • Bellow, Saul (Viking Press, 1953)
    A well-known book by Saul Bellow. Click on the first link above to see the listing for this book in WorldCat. Type in your zip or postal code under Find a copy in the library to locate the book in a nearby library. Click ...
  • Richler, Mordecai (Penguin Books, 2005)
    A well-known novel by Mordechai Richler. Click on the link to see the entry for it in WorldCat. To find it in a library near you, type your zip or postal code under the heading Find a copy in the library.
  • Jewish Virtual Library (Jewish Virtual Library, 2018)
    A brief history of Jewish Canadian literature. Click on the link above to access the article.
  • Panofsky, Ruth (The Conversation, 2020-12-21)
    "Readers will know the poet Irving well as novelist Mordecai Richler and singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen, all of them Montréalers. But you may not know the women who published poems and prose alongside their ...
  • Cohen, Leonard (YouTube, 2009-10-02)
    A live performance of perhaps the most famous of Leonard Cohen's songs. Click on the link above to access.
  • Scott, A.O. (New York Times, 2022-07-01)
    This is New York Times film reviewer, A.O. Scott's Critics Pick of the biographical documentary, "Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, a Journey, a Song." The directors, Dan Geller and Dayna Goldfine trace the seven-year development ...
  • (, 2012)
    The official Irving Layton website maintained by his Estate. Irving Layton was an important twentieth century Jewish Canadian poet. Included in this web site are a biography and a bibliography of his works. Click on the ...
  • Jacobs, T. (2001-05)
    A biographical essay detailing the life of the Jewish Canadian Poet, Irving Layton, to whom Leaonard Cohen dedicated his book of verse, Book of Longing. Click on the link above to access the essay.
  • (A&E Television Networks, 2016-11-17)
    A brief biography of Leonard Cohen. Click on the link above to access the biography.
  • Remnick, David (The New Yorker, 2016-10-17)
    A biographical essay about Leonard Cohen, focusing on his last album, "Make It Darker." Click on the link above to access the article.
  • Cohen, Leonard (Jarkko Arjatsalo, 1995)
    A selection of poems by Leonard Cohen. Click on the link to access the page.
  • Foran, Charles (Canadian Encyclopedia, 2015-03-04)
    Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia about the writer, Moredcai Richler. Click on the link to access the article.
  • Richler, Mordecai (Jewish Public Library of Montreal, 1969-03-16)
    Recording in two parts of a reading by Mordecai Richler at the Jewish Public Library of Montreal of his work, then in progress, provisionally entitled, "The Horseman of St. Urbain Street." The book was published in 1971 ...
  • Arnold, Janice (CJN: Canadian Jewish News, 2017-08-16)
    Written on the occasion of the 150th birthday of Canada, this essay considers the life, work and political attitudes of Mordecai Richler about the separatist movement in Quebec. Click on the link to read the article.
  • Griffiths, Sian (The Guardian, 2011-01-11)
    An essay in The Guardian about Montreal as it was when Mordecai Richler grew up there. He wrote about the Jewish immigrant experience in Montreal. Click on the link to access the article.
  • Nevermind 
    Cohen, Leonard (YouTube, 2014-09-23)
    The version of Nevermind on the album Popular Problems. Click on the link above to access the YouTube video.
  • Shtern, Sholem (1984)
    These three poems by the Jewish Canadian poet Sholem Shtern (here spelled "Shalom Stern") are from "a translation of: Sefer zikaron le-kehilat Shebreshin (Book of memory to the Jewish community of Shebreshin), Editors: ...
  • Roskies, David G. (Jewish Women's Archive, 2009-02-27)
    A short biography of the life and accomplishments of the Canadian American Jewish scholar, Ruth Wisse, who co-founded the Department of Jewish Studies at McGill University. Click on the link above to read the biography.



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