Ervin Beck, Professor Emeritus of English,
The bibliography consists of three major sections: “Individual Writers,” “Discussions of Mennonite Literature,” and “Periodicals that include creative writing and literary criticism by and about Mennonites.”
The bibliography does not include self-published books, book reviews, or individual poems or stories published in periodicals or miscellaneous collections, nor does it include memoirs except for those by established authors. However, see “Specialized Bibliographies” below.
of the work toward this bibliography, which was begun by Hildi Froese Tiessen
A. Individual Writers
Books and articles by and about Mennonite-related writers, mainly since 1960.
Opposite My Brother.
A Year of
Beck, Ervin. “Resolving Dualisms in David Bergen’s Sitting Opposite My Brother.” Mennonite Quarterly Review 77:4 (Oct. 2003): 637-46.
Brown, Heidi. “David Bergen.” New Quarterly: New Directions in Canadian Writing” 21:2-3 (Sum-Fall 2001): 155.
Walker, Morley. “David Bergen: In Country.” Quill and Quire. www.quillandquire.com/authors/profile.
Adelia Neufeld. “Writing is Novelist’s
Miller, K.D. “The Spirit Moves—Or Does It? Are Writers Divinely Inspired?” New Quarterly: New Directions in Canadian Writing 21:2-3 (Sum-Fall 2001): 256-74.
Hildi Froese Tiessen. “Where I Come From: An Interview with David Bergen.” Prairie Fire 17.4 (Winter 1997).
That Floated Away.
Brian. “Pacifist and Doomed.” Maclean’s,
Birdsell, Sandra. “The Confession of a Reluctant Mennonite.” The 2007 Bechtel Lectures. Conrad Grebel Review 26:1 (Winter 2008): 7-40.
__________. “Introduction,” Hildi Froese Tiessen, 6-7.
__________. “Writing from the Outside,” 8-24.
__________. “Writing from the Inside,” 25-40.
Birdsell, Sandra. “Interview.” Prairie Bookworld 2 (Summer 1991): 11.
__________. “Robert Kroetsch: The Class of ‘79.” Prairie Fire 9.1 (1988): 48-55.
“Birdsell, Sandra.” Contemporary Authors 130. Ed. Susan M. Trosky. Gale: Detroit, 1990. P. 37.
Charlene. “Sandra Birdsell’s
Victor G. “‘Our Father, Which Art in Heaven...’: Some Thoughts on the Father
Image in Mennonite Poetry.” In Acts of Concealment: Mennonite/s Writing in
Duncan, Isla. “’The Profound Poverty of Knowledge’: Sandra Birdsell’s Narrative of Concealment.” Canadian Literature 169 (Sum 2001): 85-101.
Froese, Edna. “A Reviewer’s Farewell.” Christian Living Dec 2002, 20-22. On Russlander.
Dallas. “Birdsell, Sandra (1942- ).” In Canadian Writers and Their Works
. Ed. Robert Lecker et al.
__________. “Sandra Birdsell: An Annotated Bibliography.” Essays on Canadian Writing 48 (Winter 1992-93): 170-220.
Gabrielle. “The Whole Idea of Empathy: Prairie Realism and Female Narrative
Structure in Sandra Birdsell’s Agassiz Stories.” In The Guises of
Canadian Diversity: New European Perspectives. Ed. Jaumain Serge and Marc
McCormack, Eric, et al. “A Conversation with Sandra Birdsell.” New Quarterly 8 (Sum. 1988): 8-22.
The New Quarterly 8 (Sum. 1988). Special issue on Sandra Birdsell, including the McCormack interview, Birdsell’s “The Birthday Party,” 25-42 and three stories by other writers selected by Birdsell.
Fabienne C. “Gender Troubles in Sandra Birdsell’s Short Story ‘Judgement.’“ In Ahornblatter:
Marburger Beitrage zur Kanada-Forschung.
Andrew. “The Rhetoric of Narration in Sandra Birdsell’s Fiction.” In Acts of
Concealment: Mennonite/s Writing in
Paul. “Minnie Pullman and the Salvation of the
__________. “Putting Herself Forward: Naming and Performance in Sandra Birdsell’s The Russlander.” Mennonite Quarlerly Review 77:4 (Oct. 2003), 647-62.
__________.”Revisiting Home: Reading Miriam Toews’s A Complicated Kindness and Sandra Birdsell’s Children of the Day through the Lens of Ontario-Mennonite Literature.” Mennonite Quarterly Review 82:1 (Jan. 2008): 127-46.
Abby H. P. “Canadian Identity and Women’s Voices: The Fiction of Sandra
Birdsell and Carol Shields.” In Canadian Women Writing Fiction. Ed.
Kevin James Block
Shedding of Blood.
Precipitous Signs: A Rain Journal. Lantzville, B.C.: 2009.
i asked my mother.
Dancing: Maternal Narratives in Canadian Literature.
Naked: Narrative Strategies for Writing Across Centuries.
for St. Mary.
Brandt, Di. “A Complicated Kind of Author” [Interview]. Herizons 19.1 (Sum. 2005): 20-45.
__________. “Growing Up Among The Wild Mennonites.” Christian Living July/Aug. 2002, 14-17.
I Got Saved.” In Why I Am a Mennonite. Ed. Harry Loewen.
Poet and the
__________. “Putting the Mother Back in the Language: Maria Campbell’s Revisionary Biogeographies and Margaret Laurence’s The Diviners.” West Coast Line 33.2 (Fall 1999): 86-105.
__________. “Revisiting Dorothy Livesay’s The Husband.” Capilano Review 2.32 (Fall 2000): 75-89.
__________. “Shapeshifting Strategies for the New Millennium.” Contemporary Verse 2, 22.4 (Spring 2000): 63.
ed. with Barbara Goddard. Regenerations:
Canadian Women Poets in Conversation.
Fisher, Sheldon. “Mother, Me, My Daughter: Feminism, Maternity and the Poetry of Di Brandt.” Wascanada Review 31:1 (Spring 1996): 31-48.
Guillemot, Cecile Brisebois. “Wild Mother Dancing: An Interview with Di Brandt.” Contemporary Verse 2, 23.4 (Spring 2001): 7+.
Hostetler, Ann. “A Valediction Forbidding Excommunication: Ecopoetics and the Reparative Journey Home in Recent Work by Di Brandt.” Journal of Mennonite Studies, 28 (2010): 69-86.
Cheryl. “Home on the Prairie? A Feminist and Postcolonial
Randi. “‘The sound the wind makes” on the
“Rage in Some Recent Mennonite Poetry.” In Acts of Concealment: Mennonite/s
Janice, ed. Sounding Difference: Conversations with Seventeen
Canadian Women Writers.
Penance Drummer: Stories.
Jan Guenther Braun
Shades of Black and White.
Bryson, Michael. “Feature Interview.” The Danforth Review. Fall 2000. http://www.danforthreview.com/features/interviews/cameron_interview.htm.
Robert. “Beyond Wishing, She Wishes.” In Muddy Water: Conversations with 11
Eleanor Hildebrand Chornoboy
Snack of Mennonite Stories.
Janice L. Dick
Before the Storm.
Darkness is a Marshmallow.
Under the Still Standing Sun. Kindred. 1989.
With Byron Rempel-Burkholder, eds. Northern
Lights – An Anthology of Contemporary Christian Writing in
This Hidden Thing.
Lynette d’Anna Dueck
E. F. Dyck
Amprimoz, Alexandre L. “Death and the Long Poem: E. F. Dyck’s The Mossbank Canon.” Canadian Poetry: Studies, Documents, Reviews 20 (Spring –Sum. 1987): 80-89.
David H. Elias
Froese, Edna. “David Elias: Beyond Ungrace: Christian Living Oct.-Nov. 1999, 25-27.
__________. “Speaking Redemption: Narrative Voice in David Elias’s Sunday Afternoon.” Journal of Mennonite Studies 27 (2009): 201-12.
__________. “Transgression into Grace: David Elias’s Sunday Afternoon.” Mennonite Quarterly Review 82:1 (Jan. 2008): 147-60.
Victor Jerrett Enns
in This Culture.
A Poem of
All Prairie People.
Sex, Death and Naked Men.
The Book of Beasts. Regina, SK: Coteau, 2007.
The Seasons Are Horses. (Stories)
Men of Stone.
You Don’t Get to Be a Saint. Winnipeg: Turnstone Press, 1992.
Breath You Take from the Lord.
Interim: Essays and Mediations.
Barker, Peter. “The Poetry of Experience: An Interview with Patrick Friesen.” Prairie Fire 7:1 (Spring 1986): 5-14.
Patrick. “I Could Have Been Born in
__________. and Marilyn Lerner. Small Rooms.
Patrick.” Contemporary Authors 32 (new rev.). Ed. James G. Lesniak.
“Voice and History in Patrick Friesen.” The New Quarterly [Mennonite/s
Hostetler, Sherri. “Interview: Poet Patrick Friesen: One Foot In, One Foot Out.” Mennonot 1 (Fall 1993): 5-9.
Daniel. “The Sandbox Holds Civilization: Pat Friesen and the Mennonite Past.” In
Essays on Canadian Writing. Ed. Jack David.
Tiessen, Hildi Froese. “Hooked, but Not Landed: A Conversation with Patrick Friesen, Part II.” Prairie Fire 2:2 (1990): 152-9.
Grace, and Flying: A Conversation with Patrick Friesen, Part 1.” The New
Quarterly [Mennonite/s Writing in
__________ and G. N. Louise Jonasson, eds. Prairie Fire [special issue on Patrick Friesen] 13 ( Spring 1992).
— Hildi Froese Tiessen, “Words Are Not Enough,” 5-7.
— Patrick Friesen, “A Biography in Outline,” 8-9.
— Robert Enright, “Parallel Language: A Conversation between Patrick Friesen. . .” 11-29.
— Kim McCaw, “The Shunning by Flashlight,” 34-47.
— Peter Smith, “Patrick Friesen and ‘The Mennonite Question,’“ 38-39.
— Victor Jerrett Enns, “. . . Excerpts from the Correspondence of Patrick Friesen,” 45-52.
— Allan Safarik, “Good Night Louis,” 53-59.
— Di Brandt, “A Letter to Patrick,” 64-67.
— Myrna Kostash, “Tracking Friesen: Notes toward an Autofiction,” 70-77.
— Nancy Trites Botkin, “One Voice, Endless Song: Patrick Friesen,” 78-86.
— Per Brask, “In the Spirit of Collaboration: An Interview with Patrick Friesen,” 87-101.
— Ruth Cansfield, “ Handful of Words,” 106-9.
— Patrick Friesen, “The Dance Floor (Appartitions),” 110-11.
— Lorraine Janzen Kooistra, “Windows in Time: The Photographic Image in Patrick Friesen’s Poetry,” 115-23.
— Howard Curle, “Learning to Look: Films and Videos of Patrick Friesen,” 151-53.
— Patrick Friesen, “from Patrick Friesen’s the raft, act one,” 154-58.
— Michael Springate, “Patrick Friesen and the raft,” 159-62.
— Patrick Friesen, “from Patrick Friesen’s the raft, act two,” 163-69.
— Doug Arrell, “Anti-realism and Psychological Truth,” 170-71.
— Heidi Harms, “Myths of Family and ‘the skin’s memory,’“ 171-73.
— Reg Skene and Jacqui Good, “‘the raft’: a Mennonite Noh Play?” 174-77.
— Maurice Mierau, “Friesen and Akhmatova, or Silence as a Career,” 178-80.
— Scott Ellis, “A Sceptical Mystic,” 182-85 (rev. of You Don’t Get to Be a Saint ).
Steven “Reece” Friesen
Pax Avalon: Conflict Resolution.
the Bones into Light.
Head Full of Sun. Robert’s Creek, BC: Nightwood, 2002.
Brandt, Di. “Remembering Paul Hiebert.” Rhubarb 1:3 (Summer 1999): 43-44.
Gerson, Carole. “Sarah Binks and Edna Jaques: Parody, Gender, and the Construction of Literary Value.” Canadian Literature 134 (Autumn 1992): 62-76.
Louis K. “Paul Hiebert.” Canadian Writers 1920-1959: Dictionary of
Literary Biography Vol. 68.
Noonan, Gerald. “Incongruity and Nostalgia in Sarah Binks.” Studies in Canadian Literature 3 (1978); 264-73.
Panofsky, Ruth. “’Literary Swan’ or ‘Village Goose’: Paul Hiebert’s Sarah Binks.” Publishing History 56 (2004): 71-88.
Siemens, Reynold. “Sarah Binks in Retrospect: A Conversation with Paul Hiebert.” Journal of Canadian Fiction 19 (1977).
Darcie Friesen Hossack
Mennonites Don’t Dance.
Weil: Songs of Hunger and Love.
Maust, Miriam. “An Interview with Sarah Klassen.” The New Quarterly: New Directions in Canadian Writing 13:3 (Fall 1993): 34-45.
Anne. And in Their Silent Beauty
Speaks: A Mennonite Family in
__________. “Why the Soviet Mennonite Story Remains Unfinished.”Christian Living April-May 2000, 4-8.
after and other poems.
Was Young & In My Prime.
Elsie K. Neufeld
Blading Up: Poems.
Secret Wish of Nanner Mozart.
Top of a Grain Elevator.
Waters and the Daughter of Johann Sebastian Bach.
Rosemary Deckert Nixon
Mostly Country . Edmondton: NeWest Press, 1991.
The Cock’s Egg. Edmondton: NeWest Press, 1994.
for My Dead in German.
All the Night Through.
Strange to Yourself.
Who Tampered with Time.
Trans. and ed., Dietrich Neufeld. A Russian Dance of Death.
ed., Hans Harder. No Strangers in Exile.
Is Turned to Mourning.
When War Came to Kleindarp and More Kleindarp Stories.
Naked, All Others Pay Cash: An Autobiographical Exaggeration.
with David Nickel. The Claus Effect. Edmondton: Tesseract Press, 1997.
Ventus. New York : Tor, 2001.
Permanence. New York : Tor, 2002.
The Engine of Recall.
Sun of Suns.
Lady of Mazes
Perlmutter, David and Donovan Giesbrecht. “Mennonite in the Solar System: An Interview with Karl Schroeder.” Journal of Mennonite Studies 25 (2007): 275-78.
It Rough: Prison Memoirs.
Charlatons, and Chicavery: More Outrageour Tales of Skulduggery.
in “D”: A Micro-Novel.
Pictorial History of Their Lives in
Eleventh Commandment: Mennonite Low German Short Stories. Trans. with Jack Thiessen.
Scandals, and Skulduggery: A
Selection of the World’s Most Outrageous Frauds.
Hancock, Geoff. “An Interview with Andreas Schroeder.” Canadian Fiction Magazine 27 (1977): 47-69.
Schroeder, Andreas. “The ‘New’ Short Story.” Canadian Fiction Magazine 1 (1971): 5.
Barbara Claassen Smucker
Rich, Elaine Sommers. “Tribute to Barbara Claassen Smucker.” Mennonite Quarterly Review 77:4 (Oct. 2003), 688-90.
Faux Pas. Oakville, ON: Mosaic Press, c. 1989.
Eleventh Commandment. Trans. with
Tiessen, Hildi Froese. “’Every Play Should Pose a Good Question’: An Interview with Vern Thiessen.” Journal of the Center for Mennonite Writing 2.7 (November 2010): 1-21. Online.
My Amazing Luck.
A Boy of
Low: A Life.
Bixler, Phyllis. “Not Just about Mennonites: Literary Contexts for Reading Miriam Toews’ A Complicated Kindness. Mennonite Life (June 2005). On-line.
Brandt, Di. “A Complicated Kind of Author” [interview]. Herizons 19.1 (Summer 2005): 20-45.
Gundy, Jeff. “A Complicated Kindness: Learning, Lies, and Stories.” Mennonite Life (June 2005). Online.
Kreider, Robert. “Comments on Miriam Toews, A Complicated Kindness.” Mennonite Life (June 2005). Online.
Kuester, Martin. “A Complicated Kindness: The Contribution of Mennonite Authors to Canadian Literature.” Journal of the Center for Mennonite Writing 3:2 (March 2011). Online.
Reimer, Al. “Look Homeward, Nomi: Misreading a Novel as Social History.” Mennonite Life (June 2005). Online.
Park, . “Rebirth through Derision: Satire and the Anabaptist Discourse of Martyrdom in Miriam Toews’ A Complicated Kindness. Journal of Mennonite Studies, 48 (2010): 55-68.
Steffler, Margaret. “Fragments and Absences: Language and Loss in Miriam Toews’s A Complicated Kindness.” Journal of Canadian Studies 43.3 (Autumn 2009): 124-45.
Tiessen, Hildi Froese. “’
Tiessen, Paul. “Revisiting Home: Reading Miriam Toews’s A Complicated Kindness and Sandra Birdsell’s Children of the Day through the Lens of Ontario-Mennonite Literature.” Mennonite Quarterly Review 82:1 (Jan. 2008): 127-46.
Wiebe, Christoph. “The Tail End of a Five-Hundred Year Experiment That Has Failed.” Journal of the Center for Mennonite Writing 3.2 (March 2011). Online
Wiebe, Natasha G. “’It Gets Under the Skin and Settles in’: A Conversation with Miriam Toews.” Conrad Grebel Review 26.1 (Winter 2008): 103-24.
__________. “Miriam Toews’ A Complicated Kindness: Restorying the Russian Mennonite Diaspora. Journal of Mennonite Studies, 28 (2010): 33-54.
K. Louise Vincent
The Discipline of
Is One Body. [
Mennonite Poets. Intercourse,
Animal among Many: Gaia, Goats and Gailic.
and Salmonella: The Risks of Environmental Intimacy.
Lady Struck Dumb.
Complete Tante Tina: Mennonite
Blues and Recipes. [
Tiessen, Hildi Froese. “Literary Refractions [and Four Poems from the Tante Tina - Little Haenschew Dialogues].” Conrad Grebel Review 20.1 (Winter 2002): 102-11.
Poems for Emily Carr.
Coming Back as Animals.
Poems for Emily Carr.
Salvation of Yasch Siemens.
Gutenthal: A Schneppa Kjnals Mystery.
Second Coming of Yeeat Shpanst.
James. “Chapter 10: Salvation Part One: Yasch Siemens or George Brunk.” In The
Reimer, Margaret Loewen. “Armin Wiebe Returns to Gutenthal.” Mennonite Reporter 13 Jan. 1992, 12.
Straus, Frank Michael. “The Salvation of Yasch Siemens: A Second
Henry. “Myth, Ritual and Language in Armin Wiebe’s The Salvation of Yasch
Siemens.” New Quarterly [Mennonite/s Writing in
Shall Destroy Many.
Temptations of Big Bear.
the Voice Coming From?
Far as the Eye Can See. Edmondton: NeWest Press, 1977.
A Voice in the Land: Essays By and About Rudy Wiebe. Ed. W.J. Keith. Edmondton: NeWest Press, 1981.
of the Tar Sands and Other Stories.
Dead: A Contemplation Concerning the
Discovery of Strangers.
Johnson. Stolen Life: The Journey of a Cree Woman.
Than All the World.
Geoffrey James. Place:
Heinz. “The Mennonite Experiences in the Novels of Rudy Wiebe.” In Refractions
“The Politics of Rudy Wiebe in The
__________. “Postcolonial Complexity in the Writings of Rudy Wiebe.” Modern Fiction Studies 47.4 (Winter 2001): 855-86.
Wiebe and W.B. Yeats: Sailing to
Brian. “Pacifist and Doomed.” Maclean’s,
Bilan, R. P. “Wiebe and Religious Struggle.” Canadian Literature 77 (Sum. 1978): 50-63.
Birkwood, Susan. “From ‘Naked Country’ to ‘Shattering Ice’: Rudy Wiebe’s Revisionist Treatment of John Franklin’s First Arctic Narrative. Nordlit: Arbiedstidsskrift i Litteratur 23 (Spring 2008): 25-38.
Blanc, Marie. “Tales of a Nation: Interpretive Legal Battles in Rudy Wiebe’s The Scorched-Wood People.” Canadian Literature 117 (Summer 2003): 34-54.
Bossanne, Brigitte. “A Canadian Voice within the Text: Rudy Wiebe’s The Temptations of Big Bear.” Etudes Canadiennes/Canadian Studies (June 1981): 223-34.
Bowen, Deborah. “Squaring the Circle: The Problem of Translation in The Temptations of Big Bear.” Canadian Literature 117 (Summer 1988): 62-70.
George. “Wiebe and [
Albert. “The Omipresent Voice: Authorial Intrusion in Rudy Wiebe’s ‘Games for
Brydon, Diana. “Troppo Agitato: Writing and Reading Cultures.” Ariel 19:1 (Jan. 1988): 13-32.
David. “Rudy Wiebe: The Moving Stream is Perfectly at Rest” (interview). In Conversations with Canadian Novelists,
Barnaby W. “A Revolutionary Failure Resurrected: Dialogical Appropriation in Rudy Wiebe’s The Scorched-Wood People.”
The Conrad Grebel Review Special Issue: “Rudy Wiebe and the Mennonites: Forty Years On.” 22:2 (Spring 2004).
Coupal, Michel. “Voix et construction narrative dans The Temptations of Big Bear de Rudy Wiebe.” Annales due Centre de Rechercher sur l’ Amerique Anglophone 19 (1994): Pp. 25-33, 209-10.
Terrence. “Religious Images of the Non-Whites in English-Canadian Literature:
Charles Gordon and Rudy Wiebe.”In The Native in Literature. Ed. Thomas
King, Cheryll Calves, Helen Hoy.
Regna. “The Primacy of Writing and the Persistence of the Primitive.” In Papers
of the Thirty-First Algonquian Conference. Ed. John D. Nichols.
Davidson, Arnold E. “The Provenance of Story in Rudy Wiebe’s ‘Where Is the Voice Coming From?’“ Studies in Short Fiction 22:2 (Spring 1985): 189-93.
Deringer, Ludwig. “Kulturelle Identitat in
zeitgenossischen anglokanadischen Drama.” In Wozu Wissenschaft haute? Ringvorlesung
Zw Ehren von Roland Hagenbuchle. Ed. Hans Hunfield.
__________.”Old Worlds, New Worlds: Migration, Multilingualism and Cultural Memory in Rudy Wiebe’s Sweeter Than All the World.” In Literature and Lebenskunst, Ed. Eva Oppermann. Kassel: Kassel U. Press, 2006. Pp. 270-40.
Schreiber. “The Idea of Wilderness in the Mennonite Novels of Rudy Wiebe.”
__________. “Land Relatedness in the Mennonite Novels of Rudy Wiebe.” Mennonite Quarterly Review 58 (1984): 50-69.
Victor G. “From Jung Stilling to Rudy Wiebe.” In Mennonite Images:
Historical, Cultural and Literary Essays Dealing with Mennonite Issues. Ed.
Allan. “Rudy Wiebe as Story-teller: Vision and Art in Wiebe’s Fiction.” M.A.
Wiebe’s Approach to Historical Fiction: A Study of The Temptations of Big
Bear and The Scorched-Wood People.” In The Canadian Novel Here and Now. Ed. John Moss.
Dueck, Jonathan. “From Whom Is the Voice Coming? Mennonites, First Nations People and Appropriation of Voice.” Journal of Mennonite Studies 19 (2001): 144-55.
“Wiebe’s Real Riel? The Scorched-Wood
People and Its Audience.” In
Rough Justice: Essays on Crime in Literature. Ed. M. L. Friedland.
Dyck, E. F. “Thom Wiens to Yvonne Johnson: Rudy Wiebe’s Appropriate Voice.” Rhubarb 1:1 (Fall 1998): 29-33.
Engler, Bernd. “‘Spiritual Dislocations’: Stratagein des
Neuverortung des Spirituellen in Rudy Wiebes A Discovery of Strangers.
In Spiritualitat and Transzendenz in der modernen englischsprachen
Literature. Ed. Suzann Bach.
“Religious Vision and Fictional Form: Rudy Wiebe’s The
Froese, Edna. “‘Adam, who are you?’ The Genealogy of Rudy Wiebe’s Mennonite Protagonists.” Conrad Grebel Review 22:2 (Spring 2004): 14-24.
of Faith in
__________.”Why We All Waited for Rudy Wiebe’s New Mennonite Novel.” Christian Living June 2002, 6-9.
Maria. ”A Discovery of Strange Things in Rudy Wiebe’s A Discovery of
Strangers.” In New Worlds: Discovering and Constructing the Unknown in
Anglophone Literature. Ed. Martin Kuester, et al.
Goldie, Terry. “Comparative Views of an Aborginal Past: Rudy Wiebe and Patrick White.” World Literature Written in English 23:2 (Spring 1984): 429-39.
Wiebe and Patrick White. “Fear and Temptation: The Image of the Indigene in
Canadian, Australian, and
Gove, Joan Marie Frame. “Making Stories: Strategies of Narrative Communication in the Novels of Rudy Wiebe.” Diss., 1990.
Grace, Sherrill E. “Structuring Violence: ‘The Ethics of Linguistics’ in The Temptations of Big Bear.” Canadian Literature 104 (Spring 1985): 7-23.
__________. “Western Myth and Northern History: The Plains Indians of Berger and Wiebe.” Great Plains Quarterly 3:3 (Summer 1983): 146-56.
Guptara, Prabhu. “‘Clutching a Feather in a Maelstrom’: Rudy Wiebe’s Critique of the Contemporary West.” Journal of Commonwealth Literature 17:1 (1982): 146-60.
Maxine. “Wiebe: A Voice Crying in the Wilderness.” Christianity Today
Healy, J.J. “Literature,
Power and the Refusals of Big Bear: Reflections on the Treatment of the Indian
and of the Aborigine.” In Australian/Canadian Literature in English:
Comparative Perspectives. Ed. R. McDougall and G. Whitlock.
Higginson, Catherine. “The Raced Female Body and the Discourse of Peoplement in Rudy Wiebe’s The Temptation of Big Bear and The Scorched-Wood People.” Essays on Canadian Writing 72 (Winter 2000): 172-90.
George H. “The Anabaptist Vision of Rudy Wiebe: A Study in Theological
Hochbruck, Wolgang. “Rudy Wiebe’s Reconstruction(s) of the Indian Voice.” Recherches Anglaises et Nord-Americaines 22 (1989): 135-42. Trans by Gerhard Reimer, Journal of the Center for Mennonite Literature 3:2 (March 2011). Online.
Kenneth. “Politics and Religion in Rudy Wiebe’s The Scorched-Wood People.”
English Studies in
Spirit of the
Patrick. “‘Great Black Steel Lines of Fiction’: Culture, History and Myth in
the Novels of Rudy Wiebe.” Paper read at the ACLALS conference,
Sheri. “The Mennonite Religious Imagination: A Thesis.” Thesis, Episcopal
Howells, Coral Ann. “History from a Different Angle: Narrative Strategies in The Temptations of Big Bear.” Journal of Commonwealth Literature 17:1 (1982): 161-73.
__________. “‘If I Had a Reliable Interpreter Who Would Make a Reliable Interpretation’: Language, Screams and Silences in Rudy Wiebe’s ‘Where Is the Voice Coming From?’“ Recherches Anglaises et Americaines 16 (1983): 95-104.
of Prairie Indian History in Rudy Wiebe’s The Temptations of Big Bear
and My Lovely Enemy.” In Colonisations: Rencontres Australie-Canada. Ed.
X. Pons and M. Rocard. Toulouse: U. de Toulouse-Le Merail, 1985. 149+. Also in Revisions of Canadian Literature,
ed. Shirley Chew.
Wiebe’s The Temptations of Big Bear and Salman Rushdie’s Midnight’s
Children.” The Literary Criterion (
__________. “Silence in Rudy Wiebe’s The Mad Trapper.” World Literature Written in English 24:2 (Autumn 1984): 304-12.
__________. “Storm Glass: The Preservation and Transformation of History in The Diviners, Obasan, My Lovely Enemy.” Kunapipi 16 (1994): 471-78.
Howells, Robin. “Esch-sca(r)-tology: Rudy Wiebe’s ‘An Indication of Burning.’“ The Journal of Commonwealth Literature 27 (Aug. 1992): 87-95.
Hunter, Catherine. “Style and Theme in Rudy Wiebe’s My Lovely Enemy: Love, Language, and ‘the big trouble with Jesus.’” Journal of Mennonite Studies 4 (1986): 46-52.
William Closson. “‘A Land Beyond Words’: Rudy Wiebe’s A Discovery of
Strangers.” In Mapping the Sacred: Religion, Geography and Postcolonial
Literature. Ed. Jamie S. Scott and Paul Simpson-Housley.
Janzen, Jean, John Ruth, Rudy Wiebe. “Literature, Place, Language and Faith: A Conversation.” Conrad Grebel Review (forthcoming).
Jantzen, Maryann. “‘Believing is seeing’: ‘Re-storying’ the Self in Rudy Wiebe’s Sweeter Than All the World.” Conrad Grebel Review 22:2 (Spring 2004), 55-68.
Jeffrey, David L. “Biblical Hermeneutic and Family History in Contemporary Canadian Fiction: Wiebe and Laurence.” Mosaic 11:3 (Spring 1978): 87-106.
__________. “Post-War Canadian Fiction.” Mosaic. 11:3 (Spring 1978).
Kaltemback, Michele. “Explorations into History: Rudy Wiebe’s A Discovery of Strangers.” Etudes Canadiennes/Canadian Studies 44 (1998): 77-87.
Keith, W. J.
Canadian Literature in English.
Fiction: The Art of Rudy Wiebe. Edmondton:
__________. “From Document to Art: Wiebe’s Historical Short Stories and Their Sources.” Studies in Canadian Literature 4:2 (1979): 106-19.
__________. “Riel’s Great Vision.” The Canadian Forum 57 (Dec.-Jan 1977-78): 34.
ed. A Voice in the Land: Essays by and about Rudy Wiebe.
— Rudy Wiebe, “
— Rudy Wiebe, “For the Mennonite Churches: A Last Chance,” 25-31.
— Rudy Wiebe, “The Meaning of Being Mennonite Brethren,” 32-39.
— Rudy Wiebe, “The Artist as a Critic and a Witness,” 39-49.
— Herbert Giesbrecht, “O Life, How Naked and How Hard When Known!” 50-63.
— Rudy Wiebe, “An Author Speaks About His Novel,” 64-68.
— Elmer F. Suderman, “Universal Values in Rudy Wiebe’s Peace Shall Destroy Many,” 69-79.
— Rudy Wiebe, “Moros and
Mennonites in the
— Ina Ferris, “Religious Vision and Fictional Form: Rudy Wiebe’s The Blue Mountains of China,” 88-96.
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