University of British Columbia


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Employer Margaret Atwood
Back in Toronto between periods of study, MA took a job in 1963 with a market research company, and then taught at the University of British Columbia , 1964-5.
Blain, Virginia et al., editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford.
After this she taught briefly at...
Family and Intimate relationships Ethel Wilson
Wallace served as President of the Canadian Medical Association from 1946 to 1947 and he retired from practice in 1953. He would go on to lecture on medical ethics at the University of British Columbia
Friends, Associates Ethel Wilson
From 1941 to 1943, the Wilsons received into their home sixteen-year-old Audrey Butler , an evacuee from England. They were generous with both their familial warmth and finances. Audrey shared the Wilsons' love of Shakespeare
Material Conditions of Writing Ethel Wilson
EW 's desire to present herself as an amateur writer who published merely by chance has complicated determining her method of composing Hetty Dorval. In her talk Somewhere Near the Truth given at the...
Occupation Alice Munro
In summer 1973 she taught creative writing at Notre Dame University in Nelson, BC (two hours a day for a small salary plus $70 travel allowance and a three-room apartment). In the following academic year...
Occupation Ethel Wilson
The early 1950s were a pleasurable time for EW , who enjoyed creative success in addition to the improved health of her husband. Furthermore, she now became more active in the Canadian literary scene. Since...
Occupation Ethel Wilson
EW began a series of public speaking engagements the day before her mastectomy on January 28, 1956, at the University of British Columbia , with How Does a Writer Reach His Audience? She continued to...
politics Ethel Wilson
EW was also explicitly anti-American in her letters. She decried UBC 's decision to hire numerous American professors, expressing her distaste at listening to an American lecturer . . . with two American degrees, shooting...
Reception Sarah Grand
At her death, SG left all her manuscripts, copyrights, and published works to her step-granddaughter, Elizabeth Genevieve Bernadine Crawford Haldane McFall , daughter of Haldane McFall .
Kersley, Gillian. Darling Madame: Sarah Grand and Devoted Friend. Virago Press.
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Her letters and papers are now...
Reception Ethel Wilson
The article put great strain on her friendship with Earle Birney , who was fighting to keep creative writing courses alive at the University of British Columbia . As an explanation she wrote to Birney,...
Textual Production E. M. Delafield
The University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, holds the largest collection of EMD 's manuscripts and letters. The Westcountry Studies Library at Exeter also holds two manuscripts.
National Archives,. “National Register of Archives (NRA)”. National Archives (UK).
Textual Production Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire
This edition brings together the duchess's work with that of others including Burns . OCLC records only a single extant copy, at the University of British Columbia . Saint Gothard would certainly have appeared in...
Textual Production Ethel Wilson
In addition to matters of love and relationships, Love and Salt Water explicitly engages with ethical and philosophical issues. EW downplayed its depth, calling it a temperate affair like the water and climate of our...
Textual Production Ethel Wilson
In January 1956, EW began work on a new manuscript. At the end of a talk given on 24 January 1957 at the UBC Library, she told her audience she was working on a book...
Textual Production Ethel Wilson
While working on the collection that became Mrs. Golightly and other stories, EW began a series of public speaking engagements. She gave a talk at the University of British Columbia on January 28, 1956...


By July 1964: Canadian writer Jane Rule issued in Canada...

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By July 1964

Canadian writer Jane Rule issued in Canada and England her best-known novel, Desert of the Heart, whose title alludes to W. H. Auden 's poem on the death of Yeats .


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