Beyond the Blue Mountains : an autobiography


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    Beyond the Blue Mountains details Woodcock’s life in the British Columbia bush, his close and longstanding relationship with the Doukhobors, his battles with US immigration officials. We learn of the founding of the influential Canadian Literature review, and we follow Mr. Woodcock on his extended and beautifully-described tours of India and the South Seas. George Woodcock is not only a revered literary critic. He is also a gifted and witty raconteur. Beyond the Blue Mountains allows us further insights into the life of this fascinating man. Winner of the Governor General’s Award, the author now lives in Vancouver, where he founded and edited for many years Canadian Literature. He has written countless articles and books, including critical studies of novelists Hugh MacLennan and Mordecai Richler as well as biographies of George Orwell, Thomas Merton and Oscar Wilde. He is also responsible for the panoramic study of Canada entitled The Canadians. Mr. Woodcock has recently returned from a trip to China.

    Original Publisher: Markham, Ont.
    Language(s): English
    ISBN: 0889029288