Post Colonial Literature in English: Canada

John Lent - Bibliography

Craig McLuckie & Ross Tyner, Okanagan University College

Books by Lent:

Lent, John. A Rock Solid. Dreadnought, 1978.

 ----. Wood Lake Music. Vancouver: Harbour, 1982.

 ----. Frieze. Saskatoon: Thistledown, 1984.

 ----. The Face in the Garden. Saskatoon: Thistledown, 1990.

 ---- with the Kalamalka Writers Collective. Fat Moon. Ed. Glen Sorestad. Vernon: Kalamalka Press, 1991.
[Includes Lent's "Strasbourg Suite" and "Green Eclipse".]

 ----, ed. Air ../ Owls by Glen Sorestad. Madeira Park: Nightwood Editions, 1990.

 ----. Monet's Garden. Saskatoon: Thistledown, 1996.

 ----. Extracts from the Journals. April to July 1991. Unpublished manuscript.

Short Fiction by Lent:

Lent, John. "Monet's Garden," The New Quarterly 15, 2 (Summer 1995): 126-45.
[First publication of the title story in Lent's 1996 collection.]

 ----. "Roofs in the Morning," Event 23, 3 (Winter 1994-95): 92-95.
[First publication of the title story in Lent's 1996 collection.]

 ----. "As Far As He Could See," The New Quarterly 15, 5 (Spring 1995): 81-96.
[First publication of the story in Lent's 1996 collection.]

 ----. "Think of the People Behind You," Dandelion 21, 2 (1995): 48-58.
[First publication of the story in Lent's 1996 collection.]

 ----. "Room," Grain 22, 3 (Winter 1995): 79-90.
[First publication of the story in Lent's 1996 collection.]

 Poems by Lent (of related interest):

Lent, John. "Roofs of Strasbourg," Dandelion 17, 1 (Spring/Summer 1990): 26.

Essays by Lent:

Lent, John. "Thomas De Quincey, Subjectivity, and Modern Literature: a Consideration of the Release of Vision in Confessions of an English Opium Eater and Suspiria de Profundis," The Sphinx #9 n.d.: 36-58.

----. "Staring into Snow: Subjectivity and Design in Kristjana Gunnars' The Prowler," RANAM: Recherches Anglaises et Nord-Americaines 24 (1991): 103-115.

----. "`Turning Stones into Trees': The Transformation of Political Experience in Strains," in Critical Perspectives on Dennis Brutus. Eds. Craig W. McLuckie and Patrick J. Colbert. Colorado Springs: Three Continents Press, 1995: 99-112.

----. "Wyndham Lewis and Malcolm Lowry: Contexts of Style and Subject Matter in the Modern Novel," Figures in a Ground: Canadian Essays on Modern Literature. Eds. Diane Bessai and David Jackel. Saskatoon: Prairie Books, 1978: 61-75.

----. "Schizophrenic Patterns in the Plays of T. S. Eliot." University of Alberta. Master's Thesis. Spring, 1971.

----. "Letters to the Editor," The Morning Star March 9, 1989.
[On censorship and the Rushdie affair. ]

----."Familiar Ground," Event: The Douglas College Review 26.1 (Spring 1997): 7-9.
[Notes on writing]

Reviews of Lent:

Anon. "Lent Releases Short Stories," The Morning Star (Vernon, B.C.), October 20, 1996: 36.

Anon. "Edmonton Alternative Bestseller List," See Magazine 159 (November 28-December 4, 1996): 5.

Broughton, Katheryn. "Review: Monet's Garden," CM: Canadian Review of Materials 3.4 (November 1, 1996). Available online:

Compton, Valerie. "Edmonton 1960 Evoked Here," Edmonton Journal, March 9, 1997.
[On Monet's Garden]

Hagarty, Britt. "Lyricism, Comprehension and the Elements of Style," The Vancouver Sun, March 29, 1997: G6.
[On Monet's Garden]

Meyer, Bruce. "Six Chapbooks," Canadian Literature 92 (Spring 1982): 88-90.

Estok, Michael. "Recent Poetry from Thistledown," NeWest Review (November 1985): 9.

Kenyon, Michael. "Review: The Face in the Garden," The Malahat Review 94 (March 1991): 108-9.

Langerak, Joyce. "Poet Says lighten Up and Enjoy the Words," Okanagan Sunday September 30, 1990: 23.

Langerak, Joyce. "Writer Lent Leads a Life of Ledgers," Okanagan Sunday October 18, 1992: 6-7.

LeBlanc, John. "Male Expression," Canadian Literature 133 (Summer 1992): 179-81.

McLuckie, Craig. "Review: Monet's Garden." March 1997. Unpublished manuscript. Available online: lentmcluckie2.html

Moore, John. "Strange and Surreal Ways to Wave Farewell to the Summer," The Vancouver Sun, Saturday, October 19, 1991: D19.

Moyles, R. G. "Review: The Face in the Garden," SOURCE?? 1991: 196.

St. Jacques, Elizabeth. "Review: The Face in the Garden," Freelance (December-January 1991-92): 38.

Sutherland, Cheryl. "Poet Draws on Family Memories," Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, September 6, 1984.

Van Luven, Lynne. "Figured Out," NeWest Review (Feb./Mar. 1997): 28-9.
[On Monet's Garden.]

Vasius, Andrew. "A Gambol, A Walk, and a Stroll," Waves 12(?), 4: 108-110.

Ward, Pam. "Poetry Reading Launches Book," The Morning Star, Wednesday, November 27, 1991: 16.
[Fat Moon, Kalamalka Writers Collective.]

Wayman, Tom. "Review: Wood Lake Music," Quarry 34 (Spring 1985): 85-7.

Wiseman, Christopher. "Limits of Feeling," Canadian Literature 105 (Summer 1985): 188-90.

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