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Literary Criticism: Articles, Essays, Chapters, Introductions, etc.

Cogswell, Fred. "The Canadian Novel from Confederation Until World War One." MA thesis. U of New Brunswick, 1950.

---. "The Way of the Sea: A Symbolic Epic." Dalhousie Review 35 (1955): 374-81.

---. "Moses Hardy Nickerson: A Study." Dalhousie Review 38 (Winter 1959): 472-85.

---. "Nineteenth Century Poetry in the Maritimes and Problems of Research." Newsletter of the Bibliographical Society of Canada 5 (September 1961): 5-19.

---. "E.J. Pratt's Literary Reputation." Canadian Literature 19 (Winter 1964): 6-12.

---. "The Development of Writing." Arts in New Brunswick. Ed. R.A. Tweedie, et al. Fredericton: Brunswick Press, 1967. 19-31.

---. "Eros or Narcissus? The Male Canadian Poet." Mosaic: A Journal for the Interdisciplinary Study of Literature 1.2 (Jan. 1968): 103-111.

---. "The Poetry of Modern Quebec." On Canada: Essays in Honour of Frank H. Underhill. Ed. Norman Penlington. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 1971. 54-70.

---. "The French Canadian Novel and the Problem of Social Change." Journal of Canadian Fiction 1.2 (Spring 1972): 65-8.

---. "Early, May Agnes (Fleming)." Dictionary of Canadian Biography. Vol. 10 (1871-1880). Toronto: U of Toronto P, 1972. 268-69.

---. "Birney (Alfred Earle 1904 -)." Contemporary Literary Criticism. Vol. 1. Ed. Carolyn Riley. Detroit: Gale, 1973. 34.

---. "The Forest of Bourg-Marie: An Ancestor of Marie Chapdelaine and Trente arpents." Journal of Canadian Fiction 2.3 (1973): 199-200.

---. Introduction. Pride's Fancy. By Thomas H. Raddall. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1974.

---. "Desmond Pacey." Studies in Canadian Literature/Études en littérature canadienne 66 (1975): 7-13.

---. "Modern Acadian Poetry." Canadian Literature 68-19 (Spring 1976): 62-65.

---. "Newfoundland (1715-1880)." Literary History of Canada Ed. C.F. Klinck, et al. 2nd ed. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 1976. 68-71.

---. "The New Canadian Library." Edge (Spring 1976): 124-6.

---. "The Maritime Provinces (1720-1815)." Literary History of Canada. Ed. C.F. Klinck, et al. 2nd ed. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 1976. 71-82.

---. "Haliburton." Literary History of Canada. C.F. Klinck, et al. 2nd ed. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 1976. 92-101.

---. "Literary Activity in the Maritime Provinces (1815-1880)." Ed. C.F. Klinck, et al. 2nd ed. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 1976. 102-24.

---. "No Heavenly Harmony: A Reading of 'Powassan's Drum.'" Studies in Canadian Literature/Études en littérature canadienne 1 (1976): 233-7.

---. "Literary Traditions in New Brunswick." Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada IV.15 (1977): 287-99.

---. "Until Time Erodes Bad Art, Maritime Writers Must Persevere." Globe and Mail 14 January 1978: 6.

---. "Little Magazines and Small Presses in Canada." Figures in a Ground: Canadian Essays on Modern Literature Collected in Honor of Sheila Watson Ed. Diane Bessai and David Jackel. Saskatoon: Western Producer Prairie Books, 1978. 162-73.

---. "Some Defects in Modern Canadian Poetry." Pacific Quarterly/Moana 4 (1979): 192-96.

---. "Feminism in Isabella Valancy Crawford's 'Said the Canoe.'" The Crawford Symposium. Ed. Frank Tierney. Ottawa: U of Ottawa P, 1979. 79-85.

---. "Symbol and Decoration: 'The Piper of Arll.'" The Duncan Campbell Scott Symposium. Ottawa: U of Ottawa P, 1980. 47-54.

---. "Charles G.D. Roberts." Canadian Writers and Their Works. Vol. 2: Poetry. Ed. Robert Lecker, et al. Downsview, ON: ECW Press, 1983. 187-232.

---. Charles G.D. Roberts and His Works. Downsview, ON: ECW Press, 1983.

---. "Regionalism and Internationalism." Waves: Fine Canadian Writing 11.2-3 (Winter 1983): 37-46.

---. "Charles G.D. Roberts: The Critical Years." Proceedings of the Sir Charles G.D. Roberts Symposium. Ed. Carrie Macmillan. Halifax: Nimbus, 1984. 117-29.

---. "The Classical Poetry of Sir Charles G.D. Roberts." The Sir Charles G.D. Roberts Symposium. Ed. Glenn Clever. Ottawa: U of Ottawa P, 1984. 27-37.

---. Introduction. The Collected Poems of Sir Charles G.D. Roberts: A Critical Edition. Ed. Desmond Pacey and Graham Adams. Wolfville, NS: Wombat Press, 1985 xix-xxxii.

---. Introduction. Bliss Carman: Quest & Revolt. By Muriel Miller. St. John's, NL: Jesperson Press, 1985. xii-xv.

---. "English Poetry in New Brunswick Before 1880." A Literary and Linguistic History of New Brunswick. Gen. Ed. R. Gair. Fredericton: Fiddlehead Poetry Books & Goose Lane, 1985. 107-116.

---. "English Prose Writing in New Brunswick: World War I to the Present." A Literary and Linguistic History of New Brunswick. Gen. Ed. R. Gair. Fredericton: Fiddlehead Poetry Books & Goose Lane, 1985. 229-44.

---. "Some Aspects of the Linear and Non-linear Novel." The Bicentennial Lectures on New Brunswick Literature. Sackville, NB: Centre for Canadian Studies, Mount Allison University, 1985. N.pag.

---. "Some Notes on the Development of Regional Fiction in the Maritimes." Essays on Canadian Writing 31 (Summer 1985): 192-200.

---. "Alden Nowlan as Regional Atavist." Encounters and Explorations: Canadian Writers and European Critics. Ed. Franz K. Stanzel and Waldemar Zacharasiewicz. Wurzburg, Germany: Königshausen & Neumann, 1986: 37-55 [Rpt. with minor revisions from Studies in Canadian Literature/Études en littérature canadienne 11.2 (Fall 1986): 206-225.]

---. "Alden Nowlan." Canadian Writers Since 1960. 2nd. ed. Ed. W.H. New. Detroit: Thomson Gale, 1987. 314-17.

---. "Elizabeth Brewster" Canadian Writers Since 1960. 2nd. ed. Ed. W.H. New. Detroit: Thomson Gale, 1987. 20-23.

---. "Charles Mair and his Works." Canadian Writers and Their Works. Vol. 1: Poetry. Ed. Robert Lecker, et al. Toronto: ECW Press, 1988. 119-55.

---. Introduction. The Collected Letters of Sir Charles G.D. Roberts. Ed. Laurel Boone. Fredericton: Goose Lane, 1989. 11-22.

---. "Desmond Pacey." Canadian Writers 1920-1959. 2nd. ed. Ed. W.H. New. Detroit: Thomson Gale, 1989. 236-39.

---. "Why I Love Private Poetry." Prairie Journal of Canadian Literature 17 (1991): 29-31.

---. "Charles Mair (1838-1927)." ECW's Biographical Guide to Canadian Poets. Ed. Robert Lecker, Jack David, and Ellen Quigley. Toronto: ECW Press, 1993. 24-38.

---. "Charles G.D. Roberts (1860-1943)." ECW's Biographical Guide to Canadian Poets. Ed. Robert Lecker, Jack David, and Ellen Quigley. Toronto: ECW Press, 1993. 282.

---. Introduction. Dog Days: Poems. By Bernell MacDonald. Ottawa: Margot Productions, 1994.

---. "Challenge and Response in Quebec Poetry: The Existentialist Movement." A Celebration of Canada's Arts, 1930-1970. Ed. Glen Carruthers and Gordona Lazarevich. Toronto: Canadian Scholars Press, 1996. 64-8.

---. "Academics and Mavericks." David Adams Richards: Essays on his Works. Ed. Tony Tremblay. Toronto: Guernica, 2005. 69-71.

 

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