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John Metcalf and His Works

Doug Rollins

John Metcalf and His Works

by Doug Rollins

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Published by E C W Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Novels, other prose & writers,
  • Popular American Fiction,
  • 1938-,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Metcalf, John Wesley,,
  • American English,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesCanadian Author Studies
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages57
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11445452M
    ISBN 100920802737
    ISBN 109780920802731

    Metcalf, John. John Metcalf was Senior Editor at the Porcupine’s Quill until , and is now Fiction Editor at Biblioasis. A scintillating writer and an almost magisterial editor and anthologist, he is the author of more than a dozen works of fiction and non-fiction, including Standing Stones: Selected Stories, Adult Entertainment, Going Down Slow and Kicking Against the Pricks. Willard Leroy Metcalf (July 1, – March 9, ) was an American artist born in Lowell, Massachusetts. He studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and later attended Académie Julian, early figure-painting and illustration, he became prominent as a Birth place: Lowell, Massachusetts, United States.

      John Metcalf is a novelist from England, United Kingdom. English-Canadian writer and editor who published his fourteenth work, Shut Up He Explained: A Literary Memoir, Volume II, in His earlier works include Shooting the Stars, Girl in Gingham, and The Teeth of My ality: British, Canadian. `The Porcupine's Quill Reader celebrates and promotes the work of a small publishing house in the village of Erin, Ontario. The fact that authors published here have had four Governor General Award nominations in four years suggest that editor John Metcalf and publisher Tim Inkster must be Format: Paperback.

    Biographical. Metcalf was born in Carlisle, England on Novem [1] His father, Thomas Metcalf, was a clergyman and his mother, Gladys Moore Metcalf, was a teacher. Metcalf immigrated to Canada in at the age of It was in Canada that he began to write. This accession includes correspondence with authors, publishers, rare book dealers and artists, samples of author's work and editorial critiques, personal correspondence and photographs. The accession also includes works by Metcalf including drafts of his short story "Ceazar Salad," and the novella "The Museum at the End of the World.".


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John Metcalf and His Works by Doug Rollins Download PDF EPUB FB2

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Title from p. [1] of cover. Caption title: John Metcalf (). Running title: John Metcalf. Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rollins, Doug. John Metcalf and his works.

Toronto: ECW Press, []. John Metcalf has 66 books on Goodreads with ratings. John Metcalf’s most popular book is John Metcalf and His Works book Museum at the End of the World.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. John Metcalf and His Works by Doug Rollins, June. John Metcalf is widely considered one of Canada's best writers. Standing Stones: The Best Stories of John Metcalf brings together three remarkable novellas and five critically acclaimed short stories.

The Washington Post has called his talent "genero. John Metcalf's Shut Up He Explained defies expectations and strict definition.

Part memoir, part travelogue, part criticism -- wholly Metcalf -- it is thoughtful, engaged, contentious and often very funny. It offers a full does of Metcalfian wisdom and wit, and provides ample evidence that neither age nor indifference nor attack have withered Author: John Metcalf.

Biography. John Metcalfe was born in Heacham, Norfolk, on 6 October He studied philosophy at the University of London, graduating in Metcalfe then taught in Paris until War and after.

During the First World War, he served in the Royal Naval Division, the Royal Naval Air Service, and then in the Royal Air Force.

After the war, Metcalfe taught for five years at Highgate Junior Genre: Science fiction, Horror, Weird Fiction.

In the Trust Deed, Mr. Metcalfe himself has forsworn, in favour of the Trust, all royalties, remuneration, and monies of any kind for his works, literary or otherwise, on behalf of the John Metcalfe Publishing Trust.

Metcalfe is renowned internationally as the original and outstanding author of. John Metcalf was Senior Editor at the Porcupine's Quill untiland is now Fiction Editor at Biblioasis. He is the author of more than a dozen works of fiction and non-fiction, including Standing Stones: Selected Stories, Adult Entertainment, Going Down Slow, and Kicking Against the : John Metcalf.

Ottawa has the pleasure of being the home of John Metcalf, and his wife Myrna Teitlebaum Metcalf. Metcalf has been writing for over 50 years, and the highlights of his contributions to Canadian literature can be found in two recent volumes: Finding Again the World, and The Canadian Short : Jasmine Kapoor.

John Metcalf was Senior Editor at the Porcupine's Quill untiland is now Fiction Editor at Biblioasis. A scintillating writer, a magisterial editor, and a noted anthologist, he is the author of more than a dozen works of fiction and non-fiction, including Standing Stones: Selected Stories, Adult Entertainment, Going Down Slow and Kicking Against the : English-Canadian writer and editor who published his fourteenth work, Shut Up He Explained: A Literary Memoir, Volume II, in His earlier works include Shooting the Stars, Girl in Gingham, and The Teeth of My Father.

Before Fame. He moved from England to Canada in and published his first book, The Lady Who Sold Furniture, eight years Born: John Metcalf is the author of The Museum at the End of the World ( avg rating, 22 ratings, 5 reviews, published ), London A to Z ( avg rating 4/5.

John Metcalf was Senior Editor at the Porcupine's Quill untiland is now Fiction Editor at Biblioasis. A scintillating writer and an almost magisterial editor and anthologist, he is the author of more than a dozen works of fiction and non-fiction, including Standing Stones: Selected Stories, Adult Entertainment, Going Down Slow, Kicking Against the Pricks, and most recently The Museum at Pages:   John Metcalf was born in England, United Kingdom on Saturday, Novem (Silent Generation).

He is 81 years old and is a Scorpio. John Metcalf MBE is a British and Canadian composer. He has worked in many forms, including large-scale operas, choral and orchestral works, and chamber music, both instrumental and ality: British, Canadian.

Millions of his books are now available worldwide in print and translated in 29 different languages. Year after year he has been voted in as the lead author for Ballantine Books/Random House. One of his works includes The Blackstone Chronicles, a six-book serial novel he. The Museum at the End of the World.

By John Metcalf. Biblioasis, pages, $ THE LIFE OF JOHN METCALF. JOHN METCALF was born at Knares∣borough, on the 15th of August, When four years old, he was put to school by his parents, who were working people, and continued at school two years: He was then seized with the small-pox, which ren∣dered him totally blind, though all possible means were used to preserve his sight.

John Metcalf too is English by birth, but Canadian by residence. although one must add that some pieces in his book are really “sketches”; they adumbrate Metcalf's longer works.

METCALF, John (Wesley) Nationality: : Carlisle, Cumberland, England, 12 November Education: Bristol University,B.A. (honors) in EnglishCert. Family: Married 1) Gail Courey in (marriage dissolved ), one daughter; 2) Myrna Teitelbaum inone stepson and two adopted : Taught at a secondary school and a boys' borstal.

John Metcalf (15 August –26 April ), known as Blind Jack of Knaresborough or Blind Jack Metcalf, was the first professional road builder to emerge during the Industrial from the age of six, Metcalf had an eventful life, which was documented by his own account just before his death.

He was an accomplished diver, swimmer, card player and fiddler, but was better known Born: 15 AugustKnaresborough, Yorkshire.John Metcalf: John Metcalf was Senior Editor at the Porcupine's Quill untiland is now Fiction Editor at Biblioasis.

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