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Author Wyile, Herb, 1961-

Title Speaking in the past tense : Canadian novelists on writing historical fiction / Herb Wyile
Published Waterloo, Ont. : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 327 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Contents Making history : Guy Vanderhaeghe -- Walking where his feet can walk : Rudy Wiebe -- Confessions of a historical geographer : Jane Urquhart -- An afterlife endlessly revised : Wayne Johnston -- "We have to recover their bodies" : George Elliott Clarke -- Ghosts are our allies : Margaret Sweatman -- History "from the workingman's end of the telescope" : Fred Stenson -- Pushing out the poison : Joseph Boyden -- In the lair of the minotaur : Heather Robertson -- The iceman cometh across : Thomas Wharton -- The living haunt the dead : Michael Crummey
Summary Consists of interviews with eleven Canadian historical novelists
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-327)
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Subject Boyden, Joseph, 1966- -- Interviews.
Clarke, George Elliott -- Interviews.
Crummey, Michael, 1965- -- Interviews.
Johnston, Wayne -- Interviews.
Robertson, Heather, 1942-2014 -- Interviews.
Stenson, Fred, 1951- -- Interviews.
Sweatman, Margaret -- Interviews.
Urquhart, Jane -- Interviews.
Vanderhaeghe, Guy, 1951- -- Interviews.
Wharton, Thomas, 1963- -- Interviews.
Wiebe, Rudy, 1934- -- Interviews.
Historical fiction, Canadian -- Authorship.
Historical fiction, Canadian -- History and criticism.
Novelists, Canadian -- Interviews.
Genre/Form Interviews.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 155458146X (electronic bk.)
9781554581467 (electronic bk.)
(paperback; recyc. paper)
(paperback; recyc. paper)