Eli Mandel

Eli Mandel

Elias Wolf Mandel was a Canadian poet and literary critic. He was born in Estevan, Saskatchewan, Canada to Russian Jewish parents who had emigrated from the Ukraine, and grew up in the Canadian prairies during the Great Depression. Mandel served in Canada's Medical Corps during World War II.

He studied English at the University of Saskatchewan attaining a Master of Arts degree in 1950. His further studies at the University of Toronto earned him a PhD in 1957.

Mandel taught English and creative writing at the University of Alberta, University of Victoria, University of Toronto, and York University. He also taught Canadian studies at the University of Calgary.

Mandel won the 1968 Governor General's Award, and in 1982 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. In 1989 he was made an honorary Doctor of Letters by York University.

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Family Romance

Mandel’s essays scrutinize the leap from modern to postmodern writing. Mandel examines individual writers such as Gary Geddes, Leonard Cohen, P.K. Page, Frank Davey, Margaret Atwood and John Glassco.

ISBN 9780888011039
Base price with tax $14.95
Sales price $14.95
Sales price without tax $14.95
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