Frank Davey

Frank Davey

Scholar and poet Frank Davey is a Professor Emeritus  at the University of Western Ontario.
He received a BA from UBC, where he was a founder of poetry newsletter TISH. He has an MA in Creative Writing and a PhD from the University of Southern California.

He is the author of a number of books of Canadian criticism and former editor of Open Letter, a Canadian journal of writing and theory. In 1984, Davey founded SwiftCurrent, the world's first online literary magazine with fellow author, Fred Wah.

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A rambunctious long poem about North American myths, the West and the Canadian psyche, with appearances by Louis Riel, Wacousta, Davy Crockett and assorted disembodied literati.

ISBN 9780888010964
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Surviving the Paraphrase

The essays collected here have been written against the background of Davey's long and close intellectual engagement with the major critical issues of his day...(and) provide a clear sense of his very substantial contribution to contemporary criticism in Canada.

ISBN 9780888010759
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Reading Canadian Reading

Reading Canadian Reading meticulously rereads Davey's and others' criticism of Canadian writing and teases out contentious assumptions that shape notions of Canadian culture, literature, and writing.

ISBN 9780888011305
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