The Oxford Companion to Canadian Literature was first published in 1983 to great acclaim. In the fourteen years since its publication Canadian literature has enjoyed an explosion of creative talent. The new edition brings this invaluable reference work completely up to date, with more than350 new entries on many new writers, new books, and extended entries on established authors. In keeping with the original, entries cover fiction, prose, poetry, and drama, prominent writers, literary magazines, publishers and more general topics. All existing entries have been completely updatedto reflect the mose recent publications by writers included in the original edtion. From The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz to the Rebel Angles, Sandra Birdsell to Eric Wright, Brick to the Writer's Development Trust, and Caribbean-Canadian literature to War literature, this completely revisededition is not only an invaluable resource, but a browser's delight for anyone interested in Canadian literature.