Essays on Canadian Writing was established in 1974 as a scholarly
journal of criticism and review devoted to the study of Canadian
literature. We are receptive to all critical approaches and
to all theoretical modes of inquiry. Submissions are welcome
in English and French.
ECW essay focuses on a problem or an issue of interest to
people involved in the reading of Canadian writing, and does
so in a style that is engaging and direct. Our aim is to publish
original, challenging, and factually accurate research on
all periods and genres of Canadian writing. ECW encourages
the publication of detailed review essays of new books by
and about Canadian writers or about theoretical issues connected
with the study and appreciation of Canadian Literature. The
journal also supports the publication of interviews and bibliographies
devoted to Canadian literary topics. Essays of any length
will be considered.
submissions, the author should be identified only on a cover
sheet that includes his or her name, address, telephone number,
and fax number or Internet address (if applicable). A decision
regarding any submission can be expected within three months.
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in The MLA Handbook, fourth edition (1995). Please submit
three copies of your work.
on Canadian Writing is indexed in the American Humanities
Index, the Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature,
the Arts & Humanities Citation Index, the Book Review
Index, the Canadian Index, the Canadian Literature Index,
the Canadian Periodical Index, the Children's Book Review
Index, the Humanities Index, and the MLA Bibliography, and
is included in Abstracts of English Studies, The Year's Work
in English Studies, and Ulrich's International Periodical
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and from Micromedia (Toronto). The full text of Essays on
Canadian Writing is also available in the electronic versions
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