About the Author
Linda Hutcheon is Associate Professor of English at McMaster University. Jenny Kerber teaches in the areas of Canadian and American literature, literary theory, and environmental criticism in the Department of English at the University of Toronto. Her essays on Canadian literary and environmental topics have appeared in Canadian Poetry , Canadian Literature , Essays on Canadian Writing , and Green Letters . This is her first book. Ella Soper is a lecturer in the Department of English and Drama at the University of Toronto Mississauga, in the Department of English at University of Toronto Scarborough, and in the Faculty of Environmental Studies at York University. Dr. Linda Morra is an Associate Professor in the Department of English at Bishop's University. Her publications include Unarrested Archives: Case Studies in Twentieth-Century Authorship (2014), a co-edited collection of essays, Basements and Attics, Closets and Cyberspace: Explorations in Canadian Women's Archives (2012), and an edition of Jane Rule's memoir, Taking My Life (2011). Rita Wong has written four books of poetry: undercurrent (2015), forage (2007, awarded the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize and Canada Reads Poetry 2011), sybil unrest (with Larissa Lai, 2008), and monkeypuzzle (1998). She teaches at Emily Carr University of Art and Design, on the unceded Coast Salish territories also known as Vancouver, where she learns from water. Nicholas Bradley is a poet, literary critic, and scholarly editor. He teaches in the Department of English at the University of Victoria. Northrop Frye (1912-1991) was Canada's leading literary critic and one of the world's leading theorists of society and the imagination. Among his twenty-three books, and more than three hundred articles and reviews, are classic studies such as Fearful Symmetry , Anatomy of Criticism , The Great Code , and Words With Power . Margaret Atwood is known internationally for her award-winning novels, poetry, and short stories. She was born in Ottawa in 1939, and spent much of her childhood in northern Ontario and Quebec. She has lived, studied, and worked in Toronto, Montreal, Edmonton, Vancouver, Alliston, and Boston, as well as England, Scotland, Ireland, France, Italy, and Germany.