Meet Mary Chapman, literary sleuth
UBC prof. uncovers lost works by Asian-American author, Edith Eaton
Feb 6, 2013 - by Basil Waugh
UBC experts available to comment on Dickens’ 200th birthday
One of the giants of English literature, Charles Dickens, was born 200 years ago on February 7, 1812. The author of such beloved works as David Copperfield and Tale of Two Cities, Dickens remains a potent literary touchstone and still speaks to audiences today. Marked by his own experience of child labour, Dickens was a tireless social campaigner. His books exposed the glaring inequalities of the Victorian age while capturing its hurly burly creative force.
Feb 6, 2012
Pioneering Canadian literary journal turns 50
The first issue of UBC’s Canadian Literature journal appeared in 1959. Over the years it has gained an international readership with more than 200 published issues of criticism, reviews and poetry, helping profile this country’s literature around the world.
Oct 1, 2009