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Doyle, James 1937-

Works: 13 works in 79 publications in 1 language and 2,320 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  History  Case studies  Sources  Festschriften 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor
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North of America : images of Canada in the literature of the United States, 1775-1900 by James Doyle( Book )
14 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 388 libraries worldwide
Progressive heritage : the evolution of a politically radical literary tradition in Canada by James Doyle( Book )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 227 libraries worldwide
Most critics and literary historians have ignored Marxist-inspired creative literature in Canada, or dismissed it as an ephemeral phenomenon of the 1930s. Research reveals, however, that from the 1920s onward Canadian creative writers influenced by Marxist ideas have produced a quantitatively substantial and artistically significant body of poetry, drama, fiction and non-fiction. This book traces historically and evaluates critically this tradition, with particular emphasis on writers who were associated with, or sympathetic to, the Communist Party of Canada. After two chapters surveying the work of anti-capitalist writers of the nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries, the book concentrates on the development of Marxist-inspired writing from the 1920s to the end of the twentieth century. Besides devoting attention to both social and theoretical backgrounds, this study provides critical commentary on work by prominent writers who spent part of their literary careers as Communist Party members, including Dorothy Livesay, Patrick Dyson Carter, Joe Wallace, Stanley Ryerson, and Jean-Jules Richard.; Although primarily concerned with the older generation of Marxists who flourished between the 1920s and the 1970s, the book also includes a chapter on the post-1970s 'New Left
The Practical vision : essays in English literature in honour of Flora Roy by Jane Campbell( Book )
8 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in English and held by 211 libraries worldwide
Annie Howells and Achille Fréchette by James Doyle( Book )
5 editions published between 1979 and 2017 in English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
Post-Confederation Ottawa sets the scene for this fascinating biography of a literary couple. The marriage of Annie Howells and Achille Fréchette in 1877 brought together two literary families and two cultural traditions. Annie was the daughter of the US consul in Quebec, William Cooper Howells, and sister of the American novelist William Dean Howells. Achille, a translator for the Canadian House of Commons, was the brother of the French-Canadian poet Louis Fréchette. Both Annie and Achille were authors themselves, and their lives and careers touched frequently Ottawa's political, cultural, and religious life. In Ottawa the Fréchettes established themselves at the centre of a distinguished bilingual circle of politicians, poets, and scholars. Their friends included Wilfrid Laurier, Alphonse Lusignan, and, in later years, Archibald Lampman. Both Fréchettes continued to pursue the literary careers they had begun before their marriage. Annie published a serialized novel and many short stories and articles; Achille's poems continued to appear in various periodicals. Achille also took part as writer and trustee in a bitter debate over separate schools. The many surviving letters between Annie and her brother William cover various topics of mutual interest to Canadians and Americans, reflecting both Canadian and American cultural experience in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries
Yankees in Canada : a collection of nineteenth-century travel narratives ( Book )
8 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
Stephen Leacock : the sage of Orillia by James Doyle( Book )
11 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 154 libraries worldwide
Stephen Leacock, Canada's foremost literary humorist, enjoyed a huge popular success in his time, and a number of his comic works, especially Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town, still have the power to delight today's readers. But Leacock accomplished much more. He was also a professor of political science and economics; he produced 61 works in several fields; he wrote more than 90 scholarly articles. James Doyle explores both the private and public lives of this prominent and prolific writer. Highlights of this illustrated biography include Leacock's hardworking life as a child growing up on a farm in a "lost corner of Ontario"; the university years which resulted in a PhD in economics and political science from the University of Chicago; the motivations behind Leacock's dual commitment to social commentary and comic writing; and his conservatism - his ardent belief in the British empire - and how it affected his increasingly active career on the international lecture circuit
The fin de siècle spirit : Walter Blackburn Harte and the American-Canadian literary milieu of the 1890s by James Doyle( Book )
6 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
The Fin de Siecle Spirit uses the biography of an unjustly forgotten writer to recreate some of the intersecting and contrasting features of the Canadian and American literary milieux in the 1890s. Born in England in 1868, Walter Blackburn Harte immigrated to Canada in 1886, where he established himself as a journalist and writer of short stories and magazine articles. In 1890 he moved to the United States, to serve as assistant editor of the New England and Arena magazines, and subsequently as editor or contributor with a series of experimental little magazines. Harte's innovative essays and fiction achieved an underground reputation among the iconoclastic Canadian and American writers of the period. His life and writings shed light on the experience of a generation of Canadian and American writers who faced the social and cultural crises of the end of a century
Transformations : the life of Margaret Fulton, Canadian feminist, educator and social activist by James Doyle( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
The image of Canada in the literature of the United States by James Doyle( Archival Material )
4 editions published between 1974 and 1976 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Barbara M. Hanley : first woman mayor in Canada by James Doyle( Book )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Charles Haight Farnham and Walt Whitman by James Doyle( Article )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Nuclear safeguards, security and nonproliferation : achieving security with technology and policy by James Doyle( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
With an increase of global security concerns over potential terrorist acts, the threat of WMDs, and increasing political issues with nations seeking nuclear capability, the need to track, detect, and safeguard nuclear material globally has never been greater. Nuclear Safeguards, Security and Nonproliferation is a comprehensive reference that covers cutting-edge technologies used to trace, track, and safeguard nuclear material. It is a contributed volume with sections contributed by scientists from leading institutions such as Los Alamos National Labs, Sandia National Labs, Pacific Northwest Nuclear Labs, and Texas A & M University, and the Monterey Institute of International Studies. The book is divided into 3 sections and includes 30 chapters on such topics as - the security of nuclear facilities and material, the illicit trafficking of nuclear materials, improvised nuclear devices, how to prevent nuclear terrorism. International case studies of security at nuclear facilities and illegal nuclear trade activities provide specific examples of the complex issues surrounding the technology and policy for nuclear material protection, control and accountability. Specific cases include analysis of the timely issues in the nuclear programs of countries such as North Korea, Iran, and Kazakstan among others. Nuclear Security is a must-have volume for the dozens of private and public organizations involved in driving Homeland Security, domestic, and international policy issues relating to nuclear material security, non-proliferation, and nuclear transparency. * Written by some of the world's top scientists including members of the Nuclear Division of Los Alamos National Labs (U.S.) * A timely discussion of current international nuclear security issues includes case studies on Iraq, Iran and North Korea * Book takes a global perspective on nuclear security and non-proliferation detailing the little-known real-world technologies used to secure, detect and track nuclear material
Annie Howells and Achille Fr{acute}echette by James Doyle( file )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
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