Mennonite/s Writing in Canada

June 2014

 

 

 


The bibliography consists of two major sections: “Individual Writers” and “Discussions of Mennonite Literature.”

The bibliography does not include self-published books, book reviews, or individual poems or stories published in periodicals or miscellaneous collections

To suggest corrections or additions to this bibliography, e-mail: ervinb@goshen.edu

Some of the work toward this bibliography was funded by the Social Science and Humanities Council of Canada.  Linda Kimpel and Linda Rouch have provided technical assistance in maintining this bibliography.

A. Individual Writers

Books and articles by and about Mennonite-related writers, mainly since 1960.

Greg Bechtel

Boundary Problems.  Calgary:  Freehand Books, 2014.

David Bergen

Sitting Opposite My Brother. Winnipeg: Turnstone Press, 1993.

A Year of Lesser. Toronto: HarperCollins, 1996.

See the Child. Toronto: Harper Collins Canada, 1999.

The Case of Lena S. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 2002.

The Time in Between.  Toronto:  McClellan and Stewart, 2005.

The Age of Hope.  Toronto: HarperCollins, 2012.

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Beck, Ervin. “Resolving Dualisms in David Bergen’s Sitting Opposite My Brother.” Mennonite Quarterly Review 77:4 (Oct. 2003): 637-46.

Besner, Neil. “Bergen’s Beginnings.” Essays on Canadian Writing 73 (Spring 2001): 166-83.

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.

Wiens, Adelia Neufeld. “Writing is Novelist’s Opportunity ‘to explore my own darkness.’“ Mennonot 8 (Fall 1996): 17. (Rpt. from Mennonite Reporter .)

Miller, K.D. “The Spirit Mover—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).

Sandra Birdsell

Night Travellers. Winnipeg: Turnstone Press, 1982.

Ladies of the House. Winnipeg: Turnstone Press, 1984.

The Missing Child. Toronto: Lester & Orpen Dennys, 1989.

Agassiz:  A Novel in Stories Winnipeg: Turnstone Press, 1991.

The Chrome Suite. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1992.

The Two-Headed Calf. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1997.

The Town That Floated Away. Toronto: HarperCollins, 1997.

The Russlander. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 2001. [Katya. Minneapolis: Milkweed Editions, 2004.]

Children of the Day.  Toronto: Random House Canada, 2005.

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Bergman, Brian. “Pacifist and Doomed.” Maclean’s, Oct. 22, 2001, 68-71.

Birdsell, Sandra. “The Confession of a Reluctant Mennonite.” The 2007 Bechtel Lectures.

__________. “Introduction,” Hildi Froese Tiessen, 6-7.

__________. “Writing from the Outside,” 8-24.

__________. “Writing from the Inside,” 25-40.  Conrad Grebel Review 26.1 (Winter 2008): 7-40

Birdsell, Sandra. “Interview.” Prairie Bookworld 2 (Summer 1991): 11.

__________.   “Robert Kroetsch: The Class of ‘79.” Prairie Fire 9.1 (1988): 48-55.

__________.  With Hazel Loewen and Joan Thomas.  “Getting It Right: Sandra Birdsell on writing The Russlander.´ Interview, 2002.  Online.3333

“Birdsell, Sandra.” Contemporary Authors 130. Ed. Susan M. Trosky. Gale: Detroit, 1990. 37.

Diehl-Jones, Charlene. “Sandra Birdsell’s Agassiz Stories: Speaking the Gap.” Contemporary Manitoba Writers : New Critical Studies. Ed. Kenneth James Hughes. Winnipeg: Turnstone, 1990. 93-109.

Doerksen, Victor G. “‘Our Father, Which Art in Heaven...’: Some Thoughts on the Father Image in Mennonite Poetry.” Acts of Concealment: Mennonite/s Writing in Canada. Ed. Hildi Froese Tiessen and Peter Hinchcliffe. Waterloo: U. of Waterloo Press, 1992. 39-51.

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.

Harrison, Dallas. “Birdsell, Sandra (1942- ).” Canadian Writers and Their Works . Ed. Robert Lecker et al. Toronto: ECW, 1995. 15-68.

__________. “Sandra Birdsell: An Annotated Bibliography.” Essays on Canadian Writing 48 (Winter 1992-93): 170-220.

Heinen-Dimmer, Gabrielle. “The Whole Idea of Empathy: Prairie Realism and Female Narrative Structure in Sandra Birdsell’s Agassiz Stories.” The Guises of Canadian Diversity: New European Perspectives. Ed. Jaumain Serge and Marc Maufort. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1995. 165-73.

McCormack, Eric, et al. “A Conversation with Sandra Birdsell.” New Quarterly 8 (Summer 1988): 8-22.

The New Quarterly 8 (Summer 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..

Quennet, Fabienne C. “Gender Troubles in Sandra Birdsell’s Short Story ‘Judgement.’“ In Ahornblatter: Marburger Beitrage zur Kanada-Forschung, ed. Andrea Wolff-Wolk. Marburg: Universitatsbibliotels Mailing 2004.  38-49.

Stubbs, Andrew. “The Rhetoric of Narration in Sandra Birdsell’s Fiction.” Acts of Concealment: Mennonite/s Writing in Canada. Ed. Hildi Froese Tiessen and Peter Hinchcliffe. Waterloo: U. of Waterloo Press, 1992. 174-92.

Tiessen, Paul. “Minnie Pullman and the Salvation of the Mennonite Church in Sandra Birdsell’s The Missing Child.” On Being the Church: Essays in Honour of John W. Snyder. Ed. Peter C. Erb. Waterloo: Conrad Press, 1992. 123-49.

__________. “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.”  (forthcoming in Mennonite Quarterly Review, January 2008).

Werlock, Abby H. P. “Canadian Identity and Women’s Voices: The Fiction of Sandra Birdsell and Carol Shields.” Canadian Women Writing Fiction. Ed. Mickey Pearlman. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1993. 126-41.

Zacharias, Robert.  Rewriting the Break Event:  Mennonites and Migration in Canadian Literature.  Chapter 4.  Winnipeg: U. of Manitoba Press, 2013.  Pp. 129-52.

Kevin James Block

Without Shedding of Blood. Winnipeg: Windflower, 1994.

Di Brandt

questions i asked my mother. Winnipeg: Turnstone Press, 1987.

Agnes in the Sky. Winnipeg: Turnstone Press, 1990.

Mother, not Mother. Stratford: Mercury Press, 1992.

Wild Mother Dancing: Maternal Narratives in Canadian Literature. Winnipeg: U. of Manitoba, 1993.

Jerusalem Beloved. Winnipeg: Turnstone Press, 1995.

Dancing Naked: Narrative Strategies for Writing Across Centuries. Stratford: Mercury Press, 1996.

Now You Care. Toronto: Coach House, 2003.

Bouquet for St. Mary. London, ON: Pendas Productions, 2004.

So This is the World and Here I am in It. Edmondton: NeWest Press, [c. 2007].

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Brandt, Di. “A Complicated Kind of Author” [Interview]. Herizons 19.1 (Summer 2005):20-45.

__________.  “Ann Fisher-Wirth’s Dream Cabinet.”  Brick 91 (Summer 2013): 176-81.

­­­__________. “Growing Up Among The Wild Mennonites.” Christian Living July/Aug. 2002: 14-17.

__________. “How I Got Saved.” Why I Am a Mennonite. Ed. Harry Loewen. Scottdale, Pa.: Herald Press,               1988. 26-33.

__________. “The Poet and the Wild City.” Journal of Mennonite Studies 20 (2002): 89-103.

__________. “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. Windsor,      ON:  Black Moss Press, [2006]

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+.

Lousley, Cheryl. “Home on the Prairie? A Feminist and Postcolonial Reading of Sharon Butala, Di Brandt, and Joy Kogawa.” Isle: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment 8:2 (Sum 2001): 71-95.

MacDonald, Tanis, ed. and intro.  Speaking of Power:  The Poetry of Di Brandt.  Waterloo, ON:  Wilfred Laurier University Press, 2006.

Patterson, Randi. “‘The sound the wind makes” on the Information Super Highway: An E-mail Interview with Di Brandt.” The New Quarterly 14 (Summer 1994): 21-38.

Tefs, Wayne. “Rage in Some Recent Mennonite Poetry.” Acts of Concealment: Mennonite/s Writing in Canada. Ed. Hildi Froese Tiessen and Peter Hinchcliffe. Waterloo: U. of Waterloo Press, 1992. 193-205.

Williamson, Janice, ed. Sounding Difference: Conversations with Seventeen Canadian Women Writers. Toronto: U. of Toronto, 1993.  Includes an interview with Brandt.

Lois Braun

The Stone Watermelon. Winnipeg: Turnstone Press, c. 1986.

The Pumpkin-Eaters. Winnipeg: Turnstone Press, 1990.

The Montreal Cats. Winnipeg: Turnstone Press, c. 1995.

The Penance Drummer: Stories. Winnipeg: Turnstone Press, 2007.

Michael Bryson

Thirteen Shades of Black and White. Winnipeg: Turnstone Press, 1999. (Stories)

Only a Lower Paradise and Other Stories. Toronto: Boheme Press, 2000.

Melanie Cameron

Holding the Dark. Winnipeg: The Muses’ Company, 1999.

Wake. Winnipeg: The Muses’ Company, 2003.

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Bryson, Michael. “Feature Interview.” The Danforth Review. Fall 2000. http://www.danforthreview.com/features/interviews/cameron_interview.htm.

Budde, Robert. “Beyond Wishing, She Wishes.” In Muddy Water: Conversations with 11 Poets. Winnipeg: J. Gordon Shillingford Publishing, 2003.  21-33.

Eleanor Hildebrand Chornoboy

Faspa: A Snack of Mennonite Stories. Winnipeg: Interior Publishing, 2003.

Jeff Derksen

Down Time. Vancouver: Talonbooks, 1990.

Dwell. Vancouver: Talonbooks, 1993.

Transnational Muscle Cars. Vancouver:  Talonbooks, 2003.

Janice L. Dick

Calm Before the Storm. Waterloo: Herald Press, 2002. (Historical fiction)

Eye of the Storm. Waterloo: Herald Press, 2003. (Historical fiction)

Out of the Storm.  Scottdale, PA:  Herald Press, 2004.

Diane Driedger

Darkness is a Marshmallow. Winnipeg:  Moonprint Press, [c. 1994].

The Mennonite Madonna. Charlottetown, P.E.I.: Gynergy Books, 1999.

Dora Dueck

Under the Still Standing Sun. Kindred. 1989.

Lynette d’Anna Dueck

Sing Me No More. Vancouver: Press Gang Publishers, 1992.

Rag Time Bone. Vancouver: New Star, 1994.

fool’s bells. Toronto: Insomniac Press, 1999.

E. F. Dyck

Odpoems &. Regina, Sask.: Coteau Books, 1978.

Pisscat Songs. Ilderton, Ont.: Brick Books, 1983.

Mossbank Canon. Winnipeg: Turnstone Press, 1982.

Apostrophes to Myself. Lantzville, B.C.: Oolichan Books, 1987.

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Amprimoz, Alexandre L. “Death and the Long Poem: E. F. Dyck’s The Mossbank Canon.” Canadian Poetry: Studies, Documents, Reviews 20 (Spring -Summer 1987): 80-89.

David H. Elias

Crossing the Line. Victoria, B.C.: Orca Book Publishers, c. 1992.

Places of Grace. Regina: Coteau Books, 1997.

Sunday Afternoon.  Regina, Sask.: Coteau Books, 2005.

Henry’s Game.  Regina:  Hagios, 2012.

Elias, David H.  “If I Am a Mennonite Writer.”  Rhubarb 30 (2012): 7-10.

Froese, Edna. “David Elias: Beyond Ungrace.: Christian Living Oct.-Nov. 1999, 25-27.

“Transgression into Grace: David Elias’s Sunday Afternoon.”  (forthcoming in Mennonite Quarterly Review, January 2008).

Karen Enns

That Other Beauty.  London, ON:  Brick Books, 2011.

Victor Jerrett Enns

Jimmy Bang Poems. Winnipeg: Turnstone Press, 1979.

Correct in This Culture. Saskatoon: Fifth House, 1985.

A Poem of Pears. Winnipeg: 1999.

Lucky Man.  Regina:  Hagios, 2005.

Boy.  Regina, SK: Hagios, 2012.

Bernice Friesen

Sex, Death and Naked Men. Regina, SK: Coteau, 1998.

The Book of Beasts. The Book of Beasts. Regina, SK: Coteau, 2007.

The Seasons Are Horses.. (Stories)

Patrick Friesen

the lands I am. Winnipeg: Turnstone Press, 1976.

Bluebottle. Winnipeg: Turnstone Press, c. 1978

The Shunning. Winnipeg: Turnstone Press, 1980.

Unearthly Horses. Winnipeg: Turnstone Press, 1984.

Flicker and Hawk. Winnipeg: Turnstone Press, 1987.

You Don’t Get to Be a Saint . Winnipeg: Turnstone Press, 1992.

Blasphemer’s Wheel. Winnipeg: Turnstone Press, [1994].

A Broken Bowl. London, Ont.: Brick Books, 1997.

st. mary at main. Winnipeg: The Muses’ Company, 1998.

Carrying the Shadow. Vancouver: Beach Holme, 1999.

The Breath You Take from the Lord. Madeira Park, BC: Harbour Pub., 2002.

Bordello Poems. Vancouver: Vancouver Film School, [2004].

Interim:  Essays and Mediations.  Regina:  Hagios Press, 2006.

Earth’s Crude Gravities.  Madeira Park, B.C.:  Harbour, 2007.

with Marilyn Lerner, Peggy Lee and Niko Friesen. Calling the Dog Home: a Cycle of Poems with Music Vancouver, 2005.  CD

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Barker, Peter. “The Poetry of Experience: An Interview with Patrick Friesen.” Prairie Fire 7:1 (Spring 1986): 5-14.

Brask, Per K.  “Interview with Patrick Friesen.”  Rhubarb 33 (Fall 2013): 39-45.

Friesen, Patrick. “I Could Have Been Born in Spain.” Why I Am a Mennonite. Ed. Harry Loewen. Scottdale, Pa.: Herald Press, 1988. 98-105.

__________.  “Stop Meaning and Start Singing.”  Conrad Grebel Review 31.2 (Spring 2013): 156-73.

__________.  and Marilyn Lerner. Small Rooms. Westcoast Performance: CBC Radio Vancouver, Studio 1. Compact Disk, 2002.

“Friesen, Patrick.” Contemporary Authors 32 (new rev.). Ed. James G. Lesniak. Detroit: Gale, 1991. 156.

Gundy, Jeff. “Voice and History in Patrick Friesen.” The New Quarterly [Mennonite/s Writing in Canada, Ed. Hildi Froese Tiessen] 10 (Spring-Summer 1990): 138-49.

Hostetler, Sherri. “Interview: Poet Patrick Friesen: One Foot In, One Foot Out.” Mennonot 1 (Fall 1993): 5-9.

Lenoski, Daniel. “The Sandbox Holds Civilization: Pat Friesen and the Mennonite Past.” Essays on Canadian Writing. Ed. Jack David. Downsview, Ont.: York U., 1974. 131-42.

Pearson, Nancy. “The Edenic Myth in Patrick Friesen’s The Shunning.” Critical Mass 4:2 (Fall 1994): 21-34.

Tefs, Wayne. “Thirteen Ways of Looking at Pat Friesen.” Contemporary Manitoba Writers: New Critical Studies. Ed. Kenneth James Hughes. Winnipeg: Turnstone Press, 1990. 54-63.

Tiessen, Hildi Froese. “Hooked, but Not Landed: A Conversation with Patrick Friesen, Part II.” Prairie Fire 2:2 (1990): 152-9.

__________. “Zen, Grace, and Flying: A Conversation with Patrick Friesen, Part 1.” The New Quarterly [Mennonite/s Writing in Canada, Ed. Hildi Froese Tiessen] 10 (Spring-Summer 1990): 119-27

__________ 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.

Blaine Marchand, “ . . . A Retrospective Review of the Poetry of Patrick Friesen . . .,” 134-39.

— 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 ).

Carla Funk

Blessing the Bones into Light. Regina, Sask.: Coteau Books, 1999.

 Head Full of Sun. Robert’s Creek, BC: Nightwood, 2002.

The Sewing Room.  Winnipeg:  Turnstone Press, 2006.

Paul Hiebert

Sarah Binks. 1947; rpt. Toronto: McClellan and Stewart, 1971.

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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.

MacKendrick, Louis K. “Paul Hiebert.” Canadian Writers 1920-1959 Dictionary of Literary Biography Vol. 68. Detroit: Gale, 1989. 180.

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.

Porter, Elizabeth. “Sarah Binks: Another Look at Saskatchewan’s Sweet Songstress.” World Literature Written in English 21:1 (Spring 1982): 95-108.

Saunders, Doris. “Manitoba in Literature: An Issue on Literary Environment.” Mosaic 3:3 (1970): 1-225.

Siemens, Reynold. “Sarah Binks in Retrospect: A Conversation with Paul Hiebert.” Journal of Canadian Fiction 19 (1977).

Anita Horrocks

Almost Eden.  Toronto:  Tundra Books, 2006.

Darcie Friesen Hossack

Mennonites Don’t Dance.  Saskatoon: Thistledown, 2010.

Hossack, Darcie Friesen.  “Writing Towards Home: A Prodigal Daughter Looks Back.”  Conrad Grebel Review 31.2 (Spring 2013): 174-84.

Walfried Janssen

Not a Prairie River. Thompson, Man.: Borealis, 1996.

In the Beginning.  Thompson, Man.:  Borealis, 2004.

Jack Klassen

The Chiropractor. Altona, MB: Friesen’s Fastprint, 2003. (Novel)

Sarah Klassen

Journey to Yalta. Winnipeg: Turnstone Press, c. 1988.

Violence and Mercy. Windsor: Netherlandic Press, 1991.

Borderwatch. Windsor: Netherlandic Press, 1993.

Dangerous Elements. Kingston: Quarry Women’s Books, 1998.

Simone Weil:  Songs of Hunger and Love. Toronto: Wolsak and Wynn, [c. 1999].

Days of Noah. Winnipeg: Turnstone Press, 2000.

The Peony Season. Winnipeg: Turnstone Press, 2000. (fiction)

A Curious Beatitude.  Winnipeg:  Muses’ Company, 2006.

A Feast of Longing. Regina, SK:  Coteau Books, 2007.

Monstrance.  Winnipeg: Turnstone, 2012.

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Maust, Miriam. “An Interview with Sarah Klassen.” The New Quarterly: New Directions in Canadian Writing 13:3 (Fall 1993): 34-45.

Anne Konrad

The Blue Jar. Winnipeg: Queenston House, 1985.

Family Games. Windsor: Netherlandic Press, 1992.

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Konrad, Anne. And in Their Silent Beauty Speaks:  A Mennonite Family in Russia and Canada,1790-1990. [Toronto:  The Author, 2004].

__________. “Why the Soviet Mennonite Story Remains Unfinished.” Christian Living April-May 2000, 4-8.

John Kooistra

Shoo-fly Dyck. North Bay, ON: Catchfire Press, 1998.

Grant Loewen

Brick, Looking Up. Montreal: DC Books, 1992.

Martens, Hedy Leonora

Favoured Among Women: The Story of Greta Enns.  Winnipeg:  CMU, 2010.

Maurice Mierau

Ending With Music. London, ON: Brick Books, 2002.

Detachment:  An Adoption Memoir.  Calgary: Freehand Books, 2014

Alayna Munce

When I Was Young & In My Prime. Roberts Creek, B.C. Nightwood Editions, 2005.

Barbara Nickel

Opal’s Sun. Goshen, IN: Pinchpenny Press, 1987.

The Secret Wish of Nanner Mozart. Toronto: Second Story Press, 1996.

The Gladys Elegies. Regina, Sask.: Coteau Books, 1997.

From the Top of a Grain Elevator. Vancouver: Beach Holme, 1999.

Hannah Waters and the Daughter of Johann Sebastian Bach.  Toronto:  Penguin, 2005.

Domain:  Poems, Toronto:  Anansi, 2007.

Rosemary Deckert Nixon

Mostly Country . Edmondton: NeWest Press, 1991.

The Cock’s Egg. Edmondton: NeWest Press, 1994.

Audrey Poetker(-Thiessen)

I Sing for My Dead in German. Winnipeg: Turnstone Press, 1986.

Standing All the Night Through. Winnipeg: Turnstone Press, c. 1992.

Making Strange to Yourself. Winnipeg: Turnstone Press, 1999.

Talia Pura

Cry After Midnight [drama].  Journal of the Center for Mennonite Writing (January 2014).  Online.

Lloyd Ratzlaff

Backwater Mystic Blues. Saskatoon: Thistledown, 2006.

The Crow Who Tampered with Time. Saskatoon:  Thistledown Press, [c. 2002].

Corey Redekop

Shelf Monkey. Toronto:  ECW Press, 2007.

Al Reimer

Trans. and ed., Dietrich Neufeld. A Russian Dance of Death. Winnipeg: Hyperion Press, 1977.

Trans. and ed., Hans Harder. No Strangers in Exile. Winnipeg: Hyperion Press, 1979.

My Harp Is Turned to Mourning. Winnipeg: Hyperion Press, 1985.

Zacharias, Robert.  Rewriting the Break Event: Mennonites & Migration in Canadian Literature.  Chapter 2.  Winnipeg: U. of Manitoba Press, 2013.  Pp. 71-98.

Douglas Reimer

Older Than Ravens. Winnipeg: Turnstone Press, c. 1989.

Byron Rempel

True Detective.  Winnipeg: Great Plains Publications, 1997.

Truth is Naked, All Others Pay Cash: An Autobiographical Exaggeration.  Winnipeg: Great Plains Publications, 2005.

Karl Schroeder [www.Kschroeder.com]

with David Nickel. The Claus Effect. Edmondton:  Tesseract Press, 1997.

Ventus.  2001.

Permanence.  2002.

Scams!  Annick Press, 2004.

The Engine of Recall. Calgary:  Red Deer Press, 2005.

Thieves!  Annick Press, 2005.

Sun of Suns.  2006

Lady of Mazes  NYC:  Tor/Forge.

The Sunless Countries.  New York: Tor/Tom Doherty Books, 2009.

Ashes of Candesce.  New York: Tor/Tom Doherty Books, 2012.

Queen of Candesce

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Perlmutter, David and Donovan Giesbrecht. “Mennonite in the Solar System:  An Interview with Karl Schroeder.”  Journal of Mennonite Studies 25 (2007):  275-78.

Andreas Schroeder

The Ozone Minotaur. Vancouver: Sono Nis Press, 1969.

The Late Man. Port Clements: B.C.: Sono Nis Press, 1971.

Shaking It Rough: Prison Memoirs. Toronto: Doubleday, 1976.

Cheats, Charlatons, and Chicavery: More Outrageour Tales of Skulduggery. Toronto: MSC, c. 1977.

Toccata in “D”: A Micro-Novel. Lantzville, B.C.: Oolichan Books, 1985.

Dustship Glory. Toronto: Doubleday, 1986.

The Mennonites:  A Pictorial History of Their Lives in Canada. Toronto:  Douglas & McIntyre, [c. 1990].

The Eleventh Commandment: Mennonite Low German Short Stories. Trans. with Jack Thiessen. Saskatoon: Thistledown Press, c. 1990.

Scams, Scandals, and Skulduggery:  A Selection of the World’s Most Outrageous Frauds. Toronto: M & S, [c. 1996].

Renovating Heaven: A Novel in Triptych. Oolichan Press, 2008.

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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

Henry’s Red Sea. Kitchener, Ont.: Herald Press, 1955.

Cherokee Run. Chicago: Moody Press, 1966.

Wigwam in the City. New York: Dutton, 1968.

Underground to Canada. Toronto: Clarke, Irwin, 1977.

Days of Terror. Toronto: Clark, Irwin, c. 1979.

Amish Adventure. Toronto: Clarke, Irwin, 1983.

Henry’s Red Sea. Scottdale, Pa.: Herald Press, 1984.

White Mist. Toronto: Irwin, 1985.

Jacob’s Little Giant. Toronto: Penguin, 1987.

The Incredible Jumbo. Toronto: Penguin, 1990.

Garth and the Mermaid. Toronto: Puffin, 1992.

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Rich, Elaine Sommers. “Tribute to Barbara Claassen Smucker.” Mennonite Quarterly Review 77:4 (Oct. 2003), 688-90.

Carrie Snyder

Hairhat. Toronto: Penguin, 2004. (Stories)

Jack Thiessen

Faux Pas. Oakville, Ont.: Mosaic Press, c. 1989.

The Eleventh Commandment. Trans. with Andreas Schroeder. Saskatoon: Thistledown Press, c. 1990.

Vern Thiessen

Blowfish. Toronto: Playwrights Canada Press, 1996.

Apple. Toronto: Playwrights Canada Press, 2002.

Einstein’s Gift. Toronto: Playwrights Co-op, 2003.

Shakespeare’s Will. Toronto: Playwrights Canada Press, 2005.

Bird Brain.  Journal of the Center for Mennonite Writing (January 2014).  Online.

Kerr, Bill.  “Vern Thiessen:  Seeking Home.”  Rhubarb 33 (Fall 2013): 19-22.

Miriam Toews

Summer of My Amazing Luck.  Winnipeg: Turnstone, 1996.

A Boy of Good Breeding. Toronto: Stoddart, 1998.

Swing Low: A Life. Toronto: Stoddart, 2000

A Complicated Kindness. Toronto: Knopf, 2004.

All My Puny Sorrows.  Toronto:  Faber and Faber, 2014.

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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.

Cruz, Daniel.  “Narrative Ethics in Miriam Toew’s Summer of My Amazing Luck.  Journal of the Center for Mennonite Writing 4:6 (Jan. 2013).  Online.,

Gundy, Jeff.  A Complicated Kindness:  Learning, Lies, and Stories.” Mennonite Life (June 2005). On-line.

Kreider, Robert. “Comments on Miriam Toews, A Complicated Kindness.”  Mennonite Life (June 2005).  Online.

Medley, Mark.  “Complicated Kindness: Miriam Toews Grapples with the Sister Who Asked Her to Help End Her Life.”  National Post, April 1, 2014.  Online. 

Manickam, Sam.  “The Other Mexico through the Eyes of Carlos Reygadas [on Silent Light].”  Journal of the Center for Mennonite Writing (January 2013).  Online.

Park, Noon.  “Rebirth through Derision:  Satire and the Anabaptist Discourse of Martyrdom in Miriam Toews’ A Complicated Kindness.”  Journal of Mennonite Studies 28 (2010): 55-68.

Reimer, Al.  “Look Homeward, Nomi:  Misreading a Novel as Social History.”  Mennonite Life (June 2005).  On-line.

Tiessen, Hildi Froese. “’A Place You Can’t Go Home to’:  A Conversation with Miriam Toews.” Prairie Fire 21.3 (2000): 54-61.

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, Natasha G. “’It Gets Under the Skin and Settles in’: A Conversation with Miriam Toews.” Conrad Grebel Review 26.1 (Winter 2008): 103-24.

__________.  “Restorying in Canadian Mennonite Writing:  Implications for Narrative Inquiry.”  Diss., U. of Western Ontario, 2010.  (On Miriam Toews and other Mennonite women writers.)

Unrau, Melanie Dennis

Happiness Threads:  The Unborn Poems.  Winnipeg:  J. Gordon Shillingford, 2013.

K. Louise Vincent

The Discipline of Undressing. Leaf Press, 2007.

David Waltner-Toews

That Inescapable Animal. Goshen, Ind.: Pinchpenny Press, 1974.

The Earth Is One Body. [Saskatoon:] the Author, 1979.

Good Housekeeping. Winnipeg: Turnstone Press, c. 1983.

Three Mennonite Poets. Intercourse, Pa.: Good Books, 1986.

Endangered Species. Winnipeg: Turnstone Press, c. 1988.

One Animal among Many: Gaia, Goats and Gailic. Toronto: NC Press, 1991.

Food, Sex and Salmonella: The Risks of Environmental Intimacy. Toronto: NC Press, 1992.

The Impossible Uprooting. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, c. 1995.

The Fat Lady Struck Dumb. London, ON: Brick Books, c.2000.

One Foot in Heaven. Regina, Sask.: Coteau Books, 2005.

The Complete Tante Tina:  Mennonite Blues and Recipes.  [Waterloo, ON:  Pandora Press], 2005.

Fear of Landing.  Scottsdale, AZ:  Poisoned Pen Press, 2007.

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Tiessen, Hildi Froese. “Literary Refractions [and Four Poems from the Tante Tina - Little Haenschew Dialogues].” Conrad Grebel Review 20.1 (Winter 2002): 102-11.

Waltner-Toews, David.  “From ‘A Brotherly Philippic’ to Tante Tina to the Mysteries of Disease, Death, and Transformation:  Mennonite Reflections on a Life of Poetry and Science.”  Conrad Grebel Review 31.2 (Spring 2013): 185-207.

John Weier

After the Revolution. Winnipeg: Turnstone Press, 1986.

Ride the Blue Roan. Winnipeg: Turnstone Press, c. 1988.

Steppe: A Novel. Saskatoon: Thistledown Press, c. 1995.

Twelve Poems for Emily Carr. Winnipeg: Punchpenny Press, 1996.

Friends Coming Back as Animals. London, ON: Moonstone Press, 1996.

Coils of the Yamuna. Fredericton N.B.: Broken Jaw Press, 1998.

Marshwalker: Naturalist Memories. Winnipeg: Turnstone Press, 1998.

Twelve Poems for Emily Carr. Winnipeg: Punchpenny Press, 1996.

Stand the Sacred Tree. Winnipeg: Turnstone Press, 2003.

Violinmaker’s Lament. Toronto: Wolsak and Wynn, 2003.

Armin Wiebe

The Salvation of Yasch Siemens. Winnipeg: Turnstone Press, 1984.

Murder in Gutenthal: A Schneppa Kjnals Mystery. Winnipeg: Turnstone Press, 1991.

The Second Coming of Yeeat Shpanst. Winnipeg: Turnstone Press, 1995.

Tatsea. Winnipeg: Turnstone Press, 2003.

The Moonlight Sonata of Beethoven Blatz. 

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McCaw, Kim.  “Directing through the Flowers:  Bringing Armin Wiebe’s Moonlight Sonata to the Stage.”  Rhubarb 33 (Fall 2013):  48-54.

Reimer, A. James. “Chapter 10: Salvation Part One: Yasch Siemens or George Brunk.” The Dogmatic Imagination. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 2003.

Reimer, Margaret Loewen. “Armin Wiebe Returns to Gutenthal.” Mennonite Reporter 13 Jan. 1992: 12.

Straus, Frank Michael. The Salvation of Yasch Siemens: A Second Reading.” Journal of Mennonite Studies 7 (1989): 703-14.

Wiebe, Henry. “Myth, Ritual and Language in Armin Wiebe’s The Salvation of Yasch Siemens.” New Quarterly [Mennonite/s Writing in Canada, Ed. Hildi Froese Tiessen] 10 (Spring-Summer 1990): 190-95.

Rudy Wiebe

Peace Shall Destroy Many. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1962.

First and Vital Candle. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1966.

The Blue Mountains of China. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1970.

The Temptations of Big Bear. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1973.

Where Is the Voice Coming From? Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1974.

The Scorched-Wood People. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1977.

Far as the Eye Can See. Edmondton: NeWest Press, 1977.

The Mad Trapper. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1980.

A Voice in the Land: Essays By and About Rudy Wiebe. Ed. W.J. Keith. Edmondton: NeWest Press, 1981.

The Angel of the Tar Sands and Other Stories. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1982.

My Lovely Enemy. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1983.

Playing Dead: A Contemplation Concerning the Arctic. Edmondton: NeWest Press, 1989. (essays)

Chinook Christmas. Red Deer, Alta.: Red Deer College Press, 1992.

A Discovery of Strangers. Toronto: Alfred A. Knopf, 1994.

River of Stone: Fictions, Facts, and Memories. Toronto: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995.

and Yvonne Johnson. Stolen Life: The Journey of a Cree Woman. Toronto: Knopf Canada, 1998.

Sweeter Than All the World. Toronto: Alfred A Knopf, 2001.

With Geoffrey James. Place: Lethbridge, a City on the Prairie. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 2002.

Hidden Buffalo. Calgary: Red Deer Press, 2004.

Of This Earth:  A Mennonite Boyhood in the Boreal Forest.  Toronto:  Knopf Canada, 2006.

Come Back.  Toronto:  Random House, 2014.

 

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Antor, Heinz. “The Mennonite Experiences in the Novels of Rudy Wiebe.”  Refractions of Germany in Canadian Literature and Culture. Ed. Heinz Anton, et al. Berlin: deGruyter, 2003.

Bailey, Nancy. “Imaginative and Historical Truth in Wiebe’s The Mad Trapper.Journal of Canadian Studies/Revues 20:2 (Summer 1985): 70-79.

Beck, Ervin. “The Politics of Rudy Wiebe in The Blue Mountain of China.” Mennonite Quarterly Review 73:4 (Oct. 1999): 723-51.

__________. “Postcolonial Complexity in the Writings of Rudy Wiebe.” Modern Fiction Studies 47.4 (Winter 2001): 855-86.

__________. “Rudy Wiebe and W.B. Yeats: Sailing to Danzig and Byzantium.” Ariel 32:4 (Oct. 2001): 7-19.

Bergman, Brian. “Pacifist and Doomed.” Maclean’s, Oct. 22, 2001, 68-71.

Bilan, R. P. “Wiebe and Religious Struggle.” Canadian Literature 77 (Summer 1978): 50-63.

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 7:10 (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.

Bowering, George. “Wiebe and [Murray] Bail: Re Making the Story.” SPAN 36 (Oct. 1993): 668-75.

Brandsma, Nicole.  “’They will never let me die in their country’: Abrogine Hospitality and Surviving in the North in Rudy Wiebe’s A Discovery of Strangers and Joseph Boyden’s Three Day Road.  In Sue Matheson and John Butler, eds.  The Fictional North: Ten Discussions of Stereotypes and Icons above the 53rd Parallel.  Newcastle upon Tyne:  Cambridge Scholars, 2012.  Pp. 121-29.

Braz, Albert. “The Omipresent Voice: Authorial Intrusion in Rudy Wiebe’s ‘Games for Queen Victoria.’“ Studies in Canadian Literature 26:2 (2001): 91-106.

Brydon, Diana. “Troppo Agitato: Writing and Reading Cultures.” Ariel (Calgary) 19:1 (Jan. 1988): 13-32.

Brydon, Diana & Tiffin, Helen. Decolonising Fictions. Sydney: Dangaroo, 1993.

Cameron, David. “Rudy Wiebe: The Moving Stream is Perfectly at Rest” (interview). In Conversations with Canadian Novelists, Part 2. Toronto: Macmillan, 1973. 146-60.

Clunie, Barnaby W. “A Revolutionary Failure Resurrected:  Dialogical Appropriation in Rudy Wiebe’s The Scorched-Wood People.”  University of Toronto Quarterly 74.3 (Summer 2005): 845-65.

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): 25-33, 209-10.

Craig, 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. Oakville, ON: ECW, 1987. 94-114.

Darnell, Regna. “The Primacy of Writing and the Persistence of the Primitive.” In Papers of the Thirty-First Algonquian Conference. Ed. John D. Nichols. Winnipeg: U. of Manitoba, 2000. 54-67.

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.” Ed. Hans Hunfield.Wozu Wissenschaft haute? Ringvorlesung Zw Ehren von Roland Hagenbuchle. Tubingen: Nair, 1997. 39-53: “As Far as the Eye Can See.”

__________.”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, Germany:  Kassel University Press, 2006.  270-40.

Dill, Vicki Schreiber. “The Idea of Wilderness in the Mennonite Novels of Rudy Wiebe.” Diss., U. of Notre Dame, 1983.

__________. “Land Relatedness in the Mennonite Novels of Rudy Wiebe.” Mennonite Quarterly Review 58 (1984): 50-69.

Doerkson, Victor G. “From Jung Stilling to Rudy Wiebe.” Mennonite Images: Historical, Cultural and Literary Essays Dealing with Mennonite Issues. Ed. Harry Loewen. Winnipeg: Hyperion Press, 1980.

Dueck, Allan. “Rudy Wiebe as Story-teller: Vision and Art in Wiebe’s Fiction.” M.A. thesis, U. of Alberta, 1974.

__________. “Rudy Wiebe’s Approach to Historical Fiction: A Study of The Temptations of Big Bear and The Scorched-Wood People.” The Canadian Novel Here and Now. Ed. John Moss. Toronto: N.C. Press, 1978. 182-99.

Dueck, Jonathan. “From Whom Is the Voice Coming? Mennonites, First Nations People and Appropriation of Voice.” Journal of Mennonite Studies 19 (2001): 144-55.

Duffy, Dennis. “Wiebe’s Real Riel? The Scorched-Wood People and Its Audience.” In Rough Justice: Essays on Crime in Literature. Ed. M. L. Friedland. Toronto: U. of Toronto Press, 1991. 200-13.

Dyck, E. F. “Thom Wiens to Yvonne Johnson: Rudy Wiebe’s Appropriate Voice.” Rhubarb 1:1 (Fall 1998): 29-33.

Egan, Susanna.  „Telling Trauma:  Generic Dissonance in the Production of Stolen Life,“ Canadian Literature 167 (2000):10-29.

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. Paderborn, Germany: Schoningh, 2001. 245-58.

Ferris, Ina. “Religious Vision and Fictional Form: Rudy Wiebe’s The Blue Mountains of China.Mosaic 11 (Spring 1978): 79-85.

Froese, Edna. “‘Adam, who are you?’ The Genealogy of Rudy Wiebe’s Mennonite Protagonists.” Conrad Grebel Review 22:2 (Spring 2004): 14-24.

__________”Voices of Faith in Blue Mountains of China and A Community of Memory.” Mennonite Quarterly Review (Oct. 1998): 127-34.

__________.”Why We All Waited for Rudy Wiebe’s New Mennonite Novel.” Christian Living June 2002, 6-9.

Fruwald, 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. Munich: Vogel, 2000. 133-47.

__________.  “The problem is to make the story”:  Rudy Wiebes historische Romane in Kontext der nordamerikanischenModerne.  Bochum:  Brockmeyer, 1995.

Goldie, Terry. “Comparative Views of an Aborginal Past: Rudy Wiebe and Patrick White.” World Literature Written in English 23:2 (Spring 1984): 429-39.

__________.”Rudy Wiebe and Patrick White. “Fear and Temptation: The Image of the Indigene in Canadian, Australian, and New Zealand Literatures. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1989. 191-214.

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.

Gurr, Andrew. “‘Blue Mountains and Strange Forms.’“ Journal of Commonwealth Literature 17:1 (1982): 153-60.

Hancock, Maxine. “Wiebe: A Voice Crying in the Wilderness.” Christianity Today 16 Feb. 1979, 30-31.

Healy, J.J. “Literature, Power and the Refusals of Big Bear: Reflections on the Treatment of the Indian and of the Aborigine.” Australian/Canadian Literature in English: Comparative Perspectives. Ed. R. McDougall and G. Whitlock.  Sydney: Methuen, 1907. 68-93.

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.

Hildebrand, George H. “The Anabaptist Vision of Rudy Wiebe: A Study in Theological Allegories.” Diss., McGill U., 1982.

Hochbruck, Wolgang. “Rudy Wiebe’s Reconstruction(s) of the Indian Voice.” Recherches Anglaises et Nord-Americaines 22 (1989): 135-42.

Hoeppner, Kenneth. “Politics and Religion in Rudy Wiebe’s The Scorched-Wood People.” English Studies in Canada 12:4 (Dec. 1986): 440-50.

__________. “The Spirit of the Arctic, or Translating the Untranslatable in Rudy Wiebe’s A Discovery of Strangers,” in Echoing Silence: Essays on Arctic Narrative, ed. John Moss. Reappraisals, Canadian Writers, Vol. 20, ed. Gerald Lynch. Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press, 1997.

Holland, Patrick. “‘Great Black Steel Lines of Fiction’: Culture, History and Myth in the Novels of Rudy Wiebe.” Paper read at the ACLALS conference, Suva, January 1980.

Hostetler, Sheri. “The Mennonite Religious Imagination: A Thesis.” M.A. thesis, Episcopal Divinity School, 1990.

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.

__________. “Re-Visions 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: Universite de Toulouse-Le Merail, 1985. 149+. Also in Revisions of Canadian Literature, ed. Shirley Chew. Leeds: U. of Leeds, Institute of Bibliography and Textual Criticism, 1984. 61-70.

__________. “Rudy Wiebe’s The Temptations of Big Bear and Salman Rushdie’s Midnight’s Children.” The Literary Criterion (Bangalore) 20:1 (1985): 191-203.

__________. “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.

Jacklin, Michael.  “Interview with Rudy Wiebe,” Kunapipi 29.1 (2007): 54-69.

James, 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. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2001. 71-89.

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).

Jones, Manina. “Stolen Life? Reading through Two I’s in Postcolonial Collaborative Autobiography.” In Is Canada Postcolonial? Unsettling Canadian Literature, ed. Laura Moss. Waterloo, ON: Wilfred Laurier University Press, 2003. 207-22.

Juneja, Om P., M. F. Salat and Chandra Mohan. “Looking at Our Particular World: An Interview with Rudy Wiebe.” World Literature Written in English 31:2 (1991): 1-18.

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. New York: Longman, 1985. 165-67 ff.

__________. Epic Fiction: The Art of Rudy Wiebe. Edmondton: U. of Alberta Press, 1981.

__________. “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. Edmonton: NeWest Press, 1981.

— Rudy Wiebe, “Tombstone Community,” 16-24.

— 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 Chaco of Paraguay,” 80-87.

— Ina Ferris, “Religious Vision and Fictional Form: Rudy Wiebe’s The Blue Mountains of China,” 88-96.

— Magdalene Falk Redekop, “Translated into the Past: Language in The Blue Mountains of China, “ 97-125.

— Margaret Reimer and Sue Steiner, “Translating Life into Art: A Conversation with Rudy Wiebe,” 126-31.

— Rudy Wiebe, “On the Trail of Big Bear,” 132-42.

— Rudy Wiebe, “Bear Spirit in a Strange Land” (“All That’s Left of Big Bear”), 143-49.

— Eli Mandel and Rudy Wiebe, “Where the Voice Comes From,” 150-57.

— Rudy Wiebe, “Riel: A Possible Film Treatment,” 158-62.

— Brian Bergman, “Rudy Wiebe: Storymaker of the Prairies,” 163-70.

— R. P. Bilan and Sam Solecki: Two Reviews of The Scorched-Wood People ,” 171-78.

— David Jeffrey, “A Search for Peace: Prophecy and Parable in the Fiction of Rudy Wiebe,” 179-203.

— George Melnyk, “The Western Canadian Imagination: An Interview with Rudy Wiebe,” 204-08.

— Rudy Wiebe, “In the West, Sir John A. is a Bastard and Riel a Saint. Ever Ask Why?” 209-11.

— Rudy Wiebe, “A Novelist’s Personal Notes on Frederick Philip Grove,” 212-25.

— Shirley Neuman, “Unearthing Language: An Interview with Rudy Wiebe and Robert Kroetsch,” 226-48

— “Bibliography,” 249-50.

__________. “Where is the Voice Going To? Rudy Wiebe and His Readers.” Acts of Concealment: Mennonite/s Writing in Canada. Ed. Hildi Froese Tiessen and Peter Hinchcliffe. Waterloo: U. of Waterloo Press, 1992. 85-99.

Kertzer, J.M. “Biocritical Essay.” The Rudy Wiebe Papers First Accession. Ed. Jean F. Tener & Appollonia Steele. Calgary: U. of Calgary Press, 1986. ix-xxvi.

Killam, G. D. “Wiebe, Rudy.” Encyclopedia of Post-Colonial Literatures in English, Vol. 2. Ed. Eugene Benson and L. W. Conolly. London: Routledge, 1994. 1653-54.

Klooss, Wolfgang. “Narrative Modes and Forms of Literary Perception in Rudy Wiebe’s The Scorched-Wood People.Gaining Ground: European Critics on Canadian Literature. Ed. Robert Kroetsch and Reingard M. Nischik. Edmonton: NeWest, 1985. 205-21.

Korkka, Janne.  “Engaging the Other in Rudy Wiebe’s Early Writing . . .”  In Canada: Images of a Post/National Society.  Ed. Gunilla Florby, et al.  Brussels:  Peter Lang, 2009. Pp. 151-64

__________. Ethical Encounters: Spaces and Selves in the Writings of Rudy Wiebe.  Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2013.

__________. “Facing Indigenous Alterity in Rudy Wiebe’s Early Writing.” In Seeking the Self: Encountering the Other . . . Ed. Tuomas Huttunen, et al.  Newcastle-on-Tyne:  Cambridge Scholars 2008.

__________. “‘It almost always begins with these kinds of living stories’: An Interview with Rudy Wiebe.” Conrad Grebel Review 22:2 (Spring 2004): 83-89.

__________. “Making a Story that Could Not Be Found: Rudy Wiebe’s Multiple Canadas.” In Tales of Two Citites: Essays on New Anglophone Literature, ed. John Skinner. Turku, Finland: University of Turku, 2000. Pp. 21-35.

__________.  “Representation of Aboriginal Peoples in Rudy Wiebe’s Fiction . . .”  In Walking a Tightrope . . .  Ed. Ute Lischke and David T. McNab.  Waterloo, ON:  Wilfred Laurier UP, 2005.  Pp. 351-76.

__________.  “Robert Kroetsch and Rudy Wiebe:  From Prairie Communities to Communities of Enlightened Readers.”  In Roger D. Sell, ed.  Literary Community-Making:  The Dialogicality of English Texts from the Seventeenth Century to the Present.  Amsterdam: Benjamins, 2012.  Pp. 219-37.

__________.  “Where Is the Text Coming From:  An Interview with Rudy Wiebe.”  World Literature Written in English 38.1 (1999):  69-85.

Kroetsch, Robert.  “Afterword.”  In Wiebe, Playing Dead: A contemplation Concerning the Arctic.  Edmondton:  NeWest, 2003.  Pp. 143-45.

__________. “An Arkeology of (My) Canadian Postmodern.” International Postmodernism: Theory and Literary Practice. Ed. Hans Bertens and Donnell Folskema. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 1997. 307-11.  On “Playing Dead: A Contemplation.”

__________.  “Representing an Unknowable Spade:  Movement and Knowing in Rudy Wiebe’s Northern Writing.”  In Sue Matheson and John Butler, eds.  The Fictional North: Ten Discussions of Stereotypes and Icons above the 53rd Parallel.  Newcastle upon Tyne:  Cambridge Scholars, 2012.  Pp. 94-107

__________. “Unhiding the Hidden: Recent Canadian Fiction.” Journal of Canadian Fiction 3:3 (1974): 43-45.

Kramer-Hamstra, Agnes. “At Home in Stories:  Indigenous and Settler Writers Counter Exile in Canadian Narratives.”  Diss., McMaster U., 2010.

Lecker, R. “‘Trusting the Quintuplet Senses’: Time and Form in The Temptations of Big Bear.” English Studies in Canada 8:3 (1982): 333-48.

Mansbridge, Francis. “Wiebe’s Sense of Community.” Canadian Literature 77 (Summer 1978): 42-49.

Marshal, Prema Kumari. “The Global Village in Rudy Wiebe’s Peace Shall Destroy Many and Bhabani Bhattacharya’s A Dream in Hawaii.” Literary Half-Yearly 36:1 (Jan. 1995): 80-93.

Mathews, Lawrence. “Rudy Wiebe.” Canadian Writers Since 1960 (2nd ser.). Dictionary of Literary Biography 60. Ed. W. H. New. Detroit: Gale, 1987. 387-94.

McGoogan, Ken. “Fighting Words: Wiebe versus Kinsella Battle Raises Questions about Racism and Censorship in Literature.” Calgary Herald, Feb. 10, 1990, C1.

McLean, Ken. “Evangelical and Ecclesiastical Fiction.” Journal of Canadian Fiction 21 (1977-8): 105-19.

Meeter, Glenn. “Rudy Wiebe’s Spatial Form and Christianity in The Blue Mountains of China and The Temptations of Big Bear.Essays in Canadian Writing 22 (Summer 1981): 42-61.

Mierau, Maurice. “Why Rudy Wiebe Is Not the Last Mennonite Writer.” Conrad Grebel Review 22:2 (Spring 2004): 69-82.

Mininger, J.D. “Mennonites in Crisis: Figures of Paradox in Peace Shall Destroy Many.” Conrad Grebel Review 22:2 (Spring 2004): 25-37.

Morley, Patricia. A. The Comedians: Hugh Hood and Rudy Wiebe. Toronto: Clark, Irwin, 1977.

Monkman, Leslie. A Native Heritage: Images of the Indian in English Canadian Literature. Toronto U. of Toronto Press, 1981.

Moss, John. Sex and Violence in the Canadian Novel. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1997.

Omhovere, Claire.  “The Authorization of Story in Rudy Wiebe and Yvonne Johnson’s Stolen Life: The Journey of a Cree Woman (1998).”  International Journal of Canadian Studies 29 (2004): 141-59.

__________.“The North in Rudy Wiebe’s A Discovery of Strangers: A Land Beyond Words.” Commonwealth Essays and Studies 24:2 (Spring 2002): 79-91.

__________. “Rudy Wiebe and Yvonne Johnson’s Stolen Life...A Peregrination through Gender and Genre.” Commonwealth Essays and Studies 26:1 (Autumn 2003): 99-111.

Nickel, James W. “A Conversation with Rudy Wiebe.” The Scepter. Hillsboro, Kan.: Tabor College, 1964. 24-30.

Pell, Barbara. “Christian Theology in Modern Canadian Fiction,” CRUX 36:2 (June 2000): 10-19.

Pollock, Zailig. “The Blue Mountains of China: A Selective Annotated Genealogy.” Essays on Canadian Writing 26 (Summer 1983): 70-73.

Rhodes, Shane.  “Robert Kroetsch: A Tribute.”  Brick 88 (Winter 2012): 146-53.

Ricketts, Alan. “Packaged Struggle.” Essays on Canadian Writing 12 (1978): 251-56.

Robb, Kenneth. “Getting Lost in Rudy Wiebe’s ‘The Naming of Albert Johnson.’“ Notes on Contemporary Literature 20:5 (Nov. 1990): 7-9.

Robertson, Heather. “Lust, Murder and ‘Long Pig.’“ The Canadian Forum 73 (April 1995): 20-25.

Robinett, Jane Hostetler. “Listening All the Way Home: Theme and Structure in Rudy Wiebe’s Sweeter Than All the World.” Conrad Grebel Review 22:2 (Spring 2004): 38-54.

Rocard, Marcienne. “Schemes de la Circularite dans The Temptations of Big Bear.” Paper read at conference, “Rencontres Australie-Canada,” U. of Toulouse, March 1994.

“Rudy Wiebe.” Contemporary Literary Criticism 6. Ed. Carolyn Riley and Phyllis C. Mendelson. Detroit: Gale, 1976. 566-68.

“Rudy Wiebe.” Contemporary Literary Criticism 11. Ed. Dedria Bryfonski. Detroit: Gale, 1979. 567-69.

“Rudy Wiebe.” Contemporary Literary Criticism 14. Ed. Dedria Bryfonski and Laurie L. Harris. Detroit: Gale, 1980. 572-76.

Rymhs, Deena.  “Auto/Bigraphical Jurisdictions:  Collaboration, Self-Representation, and the Law in Stolen Life:  The Journey of a Cree Woman.  In Auto/Biography in Canada:  Critical Directions. Ed. Julie Rak.  Waterloo, ON:  Wilfred Laurier University Press, 2005.  89-108.

Schafer, Jurgen. “A Farewell to Europe: Rudy Wiebe’s The Temptations of Big Bear and Robert Kroetsch’s Gone Indian.” Gaining Ground: European Critics on Canadian Literature. Ed. Robert Kroetsch and Reingard M. Nischik. Edmondton: NeWest, 1985. 79-89.

__________. Schafer, Jurgen. “Anglo-Kanadische Romanciers der Gegenwart.” Die Neuren Sprachen 83:4 (Aug. 1984): 422-36.

Schowalter, Lutz. “Church of Peace? An Insider’s Perspective on Mennonite Literature and Theology in Canada and Germany: Personal Essay.” In Schriften der Universitatsbibliotek Marburg 118, ed. Andrea Wolff-Wolk. Marburg, Germany: Universitatsbibliotek Marburg, 2004.  50-64.

Scobie, Stephan. “Rudy Wiebe: Where the Voice Is Coming From.” Books in Canada 9 (Feb. 1980): 3-5.

Sheremata, Davis. “White Man’s Burden: With Stolen Life, Co-author Rudy Wiebe Consolidates His Status as Canada’s Apologist for the Indians.” Alberta Report 20 July 1998), 28-31.

Sheriff, John. “History, Memory, Novel: On Rudy Wiebe’s Sweeter than All the World.” Mennonite Life 58:4 (Dec. 2003). On-line.

Sigvardson, Malin.  The Constitution of Movement in Rudy Wiebe’s Fiction: A Phenomenological Study of Three Mennonite Novels.  Stockholm: Stockholm University, 2006.

__________.  “Regenerative Knitting: Works and Hope in Rudy Wiebe’s Mennonite Triptych.”  (forthcoming in Mennonite Quarterly Review, January 2008.)

Singh, Satya Brat. “Rudy Wiebe, Paul Scott and Salman Rushdie: Historians Distanced from History.” The Commonwealth Review (New Delhi) 1:2 (1990): 146-56.

Skidmore, James. “The Discovery of Franklin: A Contemporary Literacy Exploration.” Ahorblatter: Marburger Beitrage Zur Kanada-Forschung. Ed. Andrea Wolff-Wolk. Marburg: Universitatbibliotek, 2001. 29-43.

Smyth, Thomas William. “My Lovely Enemy Revisited.” Essays on Canadian Writing 63 (Spring 1998): 113-33.

__________. “Rudy Wiebe as Novelist: Witness and Critic without Apology.” Diss., U. of Toronto, Centre for the Study of Religion, 1997.

Soleckei, Sam. “Giant Fictions and Large Meanings: The Novels of Rudy Wiebe.” Canadian Forum 60 (Mar. 1981): 5-8,13.

Spriet, Pierre. “Rudy Wiebe’s The Blue Mountains of China: The Polyphony of a People or the Lonely Voice of the Fringe?” In Multiple Voices: Recent Canadian Fiction. Ed. Jeanne Delbaere. Sydney: Dangaroo, 1990.  59-68.

__________. “Les Formes du refus dans les nouvelles de Rudy Wiebe.” Recherches Anglaises et Americaines 16 (1983): 105-119.

__________. “Structure and Meaning in Rudy Wiebe’s My Lovely Enemy.Gaining Ground: European Critics on Canadian Literature. Ed. Robert Kroetsch and Reingard M. Nischik. Edmondton: NeWest, 1985. 53-63.

Sturzebecher, Monika. Der Heimatbegriff in der Literatur der Russichen Mennoniten. M.A. Thesis, McMaster University, 1987.

Suderman, Elmer. “Universal Values in Rudy Wiebe’s Peace Shall Destroy Many.Mennonite Life 24 (Oct. 1969): 172-76.

Taylor, Lauralyn. “The Temptations of Big Bear: A Filmic Novel?” Essays on Canadian Writing 9 (Winter 1977-78): 134-38.

Tefs, Wayne A. “Rudy Wiebe: Mystery and Reality.” Mosaic 11:4 (1978): 155-58.

Thieme, John. “Scheherazade as Historian: Rudy Wiebe’s ‘Where Is the Voice Coming From?’“ Journal of Commonwealth Literature 17:1 (1982): 172-81.

Tiessen, Hildi Froese. “Between Memory and Longing: Rudy Wiebe’s Sweeter Than All the World.” Mennonite Quarterly Review 77:4 (Oct. 2003), 619-36.

__________. “Critical Thought and Mennonite Literature: Mennonite Studies Engages the Mennonite Literary Voice.” Journal of Mennonite Studies 22 (2004), 237-46.

__________.”A Mighty Inner River: ‘Peace’ in the Early Fiction of Rudy Wiebe.” The Canadian Novel Here and Now. Ed. John Moss. Toronto: N.C. Press, 1978. 169-81.

__________. “Rudy Wiebe: A Tribute. Kitchener, ON: Sand Hills Books, 2002.

__________. “‘There was nothing to be read about Mennonites’: Rudy Wiebe and the Impulse to Make Story.” Conrad Grebel Review 22:2 (Spring 2004): 5-13.

__________. “Tribute to Rudy Wiebe.” Mennonite Quarterly Review 77:4 (Oct. 2003):  690-92.

Tiessen, Paul. “Geoffrey James and Rudy Wiebe. Place: Lethbridge, a City on the Prairie.” Conrad Grebel Review 22:2 (Spring 2004): 90-93.

__________. “The Naming of Rudy Wiebe.” Journal of Mennonite Studies 7 (1989): 115-22. Also in Short Fiction in the New Literatures in English. Nice: Facultie des Lettres and Sciences Humaines, 1989. 133-39.

Tremblay, Tony. “Piracy, Penance, and Other Penal Codes: A Morphology of Postcolonial Revision in Three Recent Texts by Rudy Wiebe, John Stiffler, and Joan Clark.” English Studies in Canada 23:2 (June 1997): 159-73.

University of Calgary Libraries. The Rudy Wiebe Papers, First Accession. Calgary: U. of Calgary Press, 1986.

University of Calgary Library, Special Collections, “Wiebe, Rudy, 1934-,” Rudy Wiebe fonds. 1953-1992. 15.4 m. of textual records - 2 videocassettes. Ucalgary.ca/library/SpecColl/wieber.htm.

van Toorn, Penelope. “Bakhtin and the Novel as Empire: Textual Politics in Robert Drewe’s ‘The Savage Crows’ and Rudy Wiebe’s The Temptations of Big Bear.” The Journal of Commonwealth Literature 27 (Aug. 1992): 96-110.

__________. “Creating the Realities We Live By: An Interview with Rudy Wiebe.” New Literatures Review 23 (Summer 1992): 7-15.

__________. “Dialogizing the Scriptures: A Bakhtinian Reading of the Novels of Rudy Wiebe.” Literature and Theology: An International Journal of Theory, Criticism and Culture 9:4 (Dec. 1995): 439-48.

__________. “Mastering Ceremonies: The Politics of Ritual and Ceremony in Eleanor Dark, Rudy Wiebe and Mudrooroo.” ANZSC 12 (Dec. 1994): 73-89.

__________. Rudy Wiebe and the Historicity of the Word. Edmonton: University. of Alberta Press, 1995.

Vautier, Marie. “Fiction, Historiography, and Myth: Jacques Godbout’s Les Tetes a Papineau and Rudy Wiebe’s The Scorched-Wood People.” Canadian Literature 110 (Fall 1986): 61-78.

__________. New World Myth: Postmodernism and Postcolonialism in Canadian Fiction. Buffalo: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1998.

Venema, Kathleen. “Shifting Rhetorics of Space in English-Canadian Exploration Literature.” In The Rhetoric of Canadian Writing. Ed. Conny Steenman-Marcusse. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2002. 137-60.

Visser, Carla. “Historicity and Historical Fiction: Burning Water and The Temptations of Big Bear.” Studies in Canadian Literature 12:1 (1987): 90-111.

Walters, T.L., ed. Early Voices: Greg Hollingshead, Carol Shields, Aritha van Herk, Rudy Wiebe. Edmonton: Juvenilia, 2001.

Weaver, Laura. “Mennonites’ Minority Vision and the Outsider: Rudy Wiebe’s Peace Shall Destroy Many and The Blue Mountains of China.MELUS 13 (Fall-Winter 1986): 15-26.

Weisman, Adam Paul. “Reading Multiculturalism in the United States and Canada: The Anthological vs. the Cognitive.” U. of Toronto Quarterly 69.3 (June 2000): 689-715.

Whaley, Susan. “Narrative Voices in The Temptations of Big Bear.” Essays in Canadian Writing 20 (Winter 1980-81): 134-48.

__________. “Rudy Wiebe.” In Essays in Canadian Literature’s Biographical Guide to Canadian Novelists. Toronto: ECW, 1993. 210-14.

__________. Rudy Wiebe and His Works. Toronto: ECW Press, 1983.

Wiebe, Rudy. “Climbing Mountains That Do Not Exist: The Fiction Writer at Work.” Conrad Grebel Review 22:2 (Spring 2004) 94-113.

__________. “Interview by Linda Hutcheon.” Other Solitudes: Canadian Multicultural Fictions. Ed. Linda Hutcheon and Marion Richmond. Toronto: Oxford U. Press, 1990. 80-86.

__________. “Living on the iceberg: ‘The Artist as Critic and Witness’ 36 Years Later.” Conrad Grebel Review 18.2 (Spring 2000): 85-91.

_________. “A Novelist’s Personal Notes on Frederick Phillip Grove.” University of Toronto Quarterly: A Canadian Journal of the Humanities 47 (1978): 189-99.

“Wiebe, Rudy.” Contemporary Authors 43 (new rev.). Ed. Susan M. Trosky. Detroit: Gale, 1994.

“Wiebe’s Fables.” Alberta Report 19 Sept. 1980, 44ff.

Woodcock, George. “Prairie Writers and the Metis: Rudy Wiebe and Margaret Laurence.” Canadian Ethnic Studies 14:1 (1982): 9-22.

__________. “Riel and Dumont.” Canadian Literature 77 (Summer 1978): 98-100.

Zimmerman, Jutta. “The Recreation of History on the Prairies: Rudy Wiebe.” Historiographic Metafiction in Modern American and Canadian Literature. Ed. Bernd Engler and Kurt Muller. Paderborn: Ferdinand Schoningh, 1994. 383-97.

Zirker, Hubert. “Selected Essays in English Literature: British and Canadian.” Trierer Studies zur Literatur No. 38. Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 2002.

B. Discussions of Mennonite Literature

Especially of Mennonite literature in Canada, but also including more general discussions of Mennonite literature. For the bibliography “Mennonite/s Writing in the U.S.,” see that title on this same Goshen College web site. The U.S. bibliography also includes  references to early Dutch and some other European  Mennonite writings.

Arnason, DavidVHildi Froese Tiessen and Peter Hinchcliffe. Waterloo: U. of Waterloo, 1992. 212-22.

Borody, Claire.  “VeralynWarkentin:  Cultural Anomaly or Multicultural Mennonite?”  Rhubarb 33 (Fall 2013): 14-18.

Braun, Connie T.  “Silence,Memory, and Imagination as Story: Canadian Mennonite Life Writing.”  Journal of the Center for Mennonite Writing 1.3 (2009).  Online.

Centennial Committee. Harvest: Anthology of Mennonite Writing in Canada 1874-1974. [Winnipeg:] Mennonite Historical Society of Manitoba, 1974.

Cisar, Mary. “Mennonite Women’s Autobiography: An Interdisciplinary Feminist Perspective.” Journal of Mennonite Studies (14) 1996: 142-52.

Davidson, Arnold E, ed. Studies on Canadian Literature. New York, MLA, 1990.

Doelman, Jim. “Mennonite Literature: An Outsider’s View.” Mennonite Mirror 16 (Nov. 1986).

Doerksen, Victor G. “In Search of a Mennonite Imagination.” Journal of Mennonite Studies 2 (1984): 110-11.

_________. “New Voices, New Issues in Mennonite Poetry.” Journal of Mennonite Studies 5 (1987): 138-43.

__________. “‘Our Father, Which Art in Heaven . . .’: Some Thoughts on the Father Image in Mennonite Poetry.” Acts of Concealment: Mennonite/s Writing in Canada. Ed. Hildi Froese Tiessen and Peter Hinchcliffe. Waterloo: U. of Waterloo Press, 1992. 39-51.

__________.  “Recalling a Past Generation: Some Observations of German-Canadian Mennonite Writing.”  Journal of Mennonite Studies 8 (1990): 104-12.

__________. “Still in the Image? The Anabaptist-Mennonite Imagination of the Family.” Journal of Mennonite Studies 10 (2002): 59-72. On Patrick Friesen, Gerhard Friesen, Sarah Klassen, Di Brandt, etc.

Driediger, Abe Douglas. “Honourable Men All: Journal of Mennonite Studies 15 (1997): 156-68.

Dyck, E. F. “The Emergence of Mennonite Literature in Western Canada.” Books in Canada (Oct. 1988).

__________. “The Rhetoric of the Plain Style in Mennonite Writing.” The New Quarterly [Mennonite/s Writing in Canada, Ed. Hildi Froese-Tiessen] 10 (Spring-Summer 1990): 36-52.

__________. “The True Colours of Plain Speech.” Books in Canada (Oct. 1988).

Enns, Cathleen.  “Winnipeg Mennonite Theatre.”  Rhubarb 33 (Fall 2013):  4-8.

 Erb, Peter. “Weakness and Docility: Characterising Pennsylvania ‘Dutch’ Literature Among Mennonites.” The New Quarterly [Mennonite/s Writing in Canada, Ed. Hildi Froese Tiessen]10 (Spring-Summer 1990): 53-69.

Friesen, Lauren. “Contemporary Plays by Mennonite Writers.”  Journal of the Center for Mennonite Writing 6:1 (Jan. 2014).  Online.

__________.  “Hermann Sudermann: Social Criticism and East Prussian Regionalism in German Drama.” Journal of Mennonite Studies 21 (2003): 111-36.

Friesen, Victor Carl. “The Windmill Turning.Edmonton: U. of Alberta, 1987.  Canadian Mennonite Folklore.

Froese, Edna. “Lost in the Steppe: Portrait of an Acceptable Mennonite Artist.” Journal of Mennonite Studies 16 (1998): 147-62.

__________. “To Write or to Belong: The Dilemma of Canadian Mennonite Story-Tellers.” Diss., U. of Saskatchewan, 1996.

Froese, Edna and Ervin Beck. “The Century’s Best Writing in Canada and the USA.” Christian Living Oct-Nov. 1999.  Top Ten lists, back cover.

Glendinning, Lesley.  “Low German Mennonite Drama as a Subversive Activity:  Five Plays by Manitoba Women.”  Journal of Mennonite Studies 24 (2006): 23-38.

__________.  “ . . . Oba de Sprook e suns sehe wijchtijch.”  Rhubarb 33 (Fall 2013): 9-13.

Gundy, Jeff. “Humility in Mennonite Literature.” Mennonite Quarterly Review 63 (Jan. 1989): 5-21.

Janzen, Beth Ellen.  “The Boundary between ‘Us’ and ‘Them’: Readers and the Non-English Word in the Fiction of Canadian Mennonite Writers.”  M.A. Thesis, Univ. of British Columbia, 1993.

Janzen, J. H

. “The Literature of the Russo-Canadian Mennonites.” Mennonite Life 1 (Jan. 1946): 22.

Janzen, Jean, John Ruth and Rudy Wiebe. “Literature, Place, Language and Faith:  A Conversation led by Julia Kasdorf.” Conrad Grebel Review 26.1 (Winter 2008): 72-90.

Kasdorf, Julia Spicher. “The Making of Canada’s ‘Mennonite’ Writers.” Festival Quarterly, Summer 1990, 14-16.

Klassen, Sarah. “Mennonite Trio: Odyssey, Elegy and Striptease” (rev.). Journal of Mennonite Studies 17 (1999): 174-77.

Kroeker, Amy. “A ‘Place’ through Language: Postcolonial Implications of Mennonite/s Writing in Western Canada.” In Canada Postcolonial? Unsettling Canadian Literature, ed. Laura Moss. Waterloo, ON: Wilfred Laurier University Press, 2003.  238-51.

Kroetsch, Robert et al. “Closing Panel.” Acts of Concealment: Mennonite/s Writing in Canada. Ed. Hildi Froese Tiessen and Peter Hinchcliffe. Waterloo: U. of Waterloo, 1992. 223-42.

Kuester, Martin.  “Between European Past and Canadian Present:  Lesbian Mennonite Writing and Collective Memory.”  In Marc Delrez, et al, eds., Engaging with Literature of Commitment.  The Worldly Scholar, Vol. 2.  Amsterdam:  Rodopi, 2012.  Pp. 129-37.

__________. “Shibboleth or Trademark?  Code Switching and Mixed Language in Contemporary Canadian Mennonite Writing.”  Ahornblatter:  Marburger Beitrage zur Kanada-Forschuung., 16.  Marburg:  Universitats-bibliothek Marburg, 2003.

Loewen, Harry. “Anabaptists and Utopia in Grimmelshausen’s The Adventurous Simplicissimus. In Visions and Realities. Essays, Poems and Fiction Dealing with Mennonite Issues. Ed. Harry Loewen and Al Reimer. Winnipeg: Hyperion Press, 1985. 61-74.

__________. “Anti-Menno: Introduction to Early Soviet-Mennonite Literature (1920-1940).” Journal of Mennonite Studies 11 (1993): 23-42.

__________. Between Worlds:  Reflections of a Soviet-born Canadian Mennonite.   Kitchener, ON:  Pandora, 2006.

__________. “Canadian-Mennonite Literature: Longing for a Lost Homeland.” The Old World and the New: Literary Perspectives of German-Speaking Canadians. Ed. Walter E. Riedel. Toronto: University of Toronto, 1984.

__________. “Gerhard Loewen (1863-1946): Early Mennonite Poet and Teacher in Russia and Canada.: Journal of Mennonite Studies 9 (1991): 91-103.

__________. “Leaving Home: Canadian-Mennonite Literature in the 1980s.” Canadian Review of Comparative Literature 16 (1989): 687-99.

__________. “Literature” and “Literature, Mennonites in.” Mennonite Encloclopedia V. Scottdale, PA:  Mennonite Publishing House.

__________. “A Mennonite Artist as a Young Man: The Letters of Johann P. Klassen to a Friend (1905-1913).” Journal of Mennonite Studies 5 (1987): 21-36.

__________. “Mennonite Literature in Canada: Beginnings, Reception and Study.” Journal of Mennonite Studies 1 (1983): 119-32.

__________. “Mennonite Literature in Canadian and American Mennonite Historiography: An Introduction.” Mennonite Quarterly Review 73:3 (July 1999): 557-70.

__________, ed. Mennonite Images: Historical, Cultural and Literary Essays Dealing with Mennonite Issues. Winnipeg: Hyperion Press, 1980.

__________. “The Mennonite Writer as Witness and Critic.” Journal of Mennonite Studies 2 (1984): 113-23.

__________. “Mother, give me something to eat’: Theodore Heinrich Block and His Hungerlieder (1922).” Journal of Mennonite Studies 6 (1988): 152-64.

__________. No Permanent City: Stories from Mennonite History and Life. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 1993.

__________. “Themes and Symbols in ‘Mennonite’ Novels of E. Behrends.” Mennonite Life 37 (March 1982): 14-18.

Mennonite Encyclopedia articles on Art, Poetry, Literature, Dramatic Art, Filmmaking (esp. Vol. 5, Supplement).  Scottdale, PA:  Mennonite Publishing House.

“Mennonite/s Writing.” Special issue of Conrad Grebel Review 26.1 (Winter 2008).

            Essays by Sandra Birdsell, Hildi Froese-Tiessen, Jeff Gundy; conversation by Jean Janzen, John Ruth, Rudy Wiebe; interview of Miriam Toews; tribute to Nick Lindsay, Sarah Klassen, Dallas Wiebe, Jean Janzen.

“Mennonite/s Writing.” Special issue of The Mennonite Quarterly Review. 82.1 (January 2008),

            Essays by Kathleen Norris, Todd Davis, John Fisher, Robert Meyer-Lee, Ami Regier, Julia Kasdorf, Brad Born, Paul Tiessen, Edna Froese, Malia Sigvardson, Gerald Mast, plus 8 book reviews.

Loewen, Royden, ed. From the Inside Out: The Rural Worlds of Mennonite Diarists. Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1999.

Mireau, Maurice. “Rebel Mennos Move into the Arts.” Midcontinental (Midwinter 1987-88): 19.

Neufeld, James.  “A Complicated Contract:  Young Rebels of Literature and Dance.  Queen’s Quarterly 112.1 (Spring 2005):  99-106.

Neufeldt, Elsie K., et al, eds. Half in the Sun:  Anthology of [British Columbia] Mennonite Writing. Vancouver:  Ronsdale Press, 2006.

__________. Special Issue:  Words from the West Coast [British Columbia].  Rhubarb 11 (2005).

Perchaluk, Brian.  “My Mennonite Season.”  Rhubarb 33 (Fall 2013): 55-57.  On directing three plays by/about Mennonites.

Pura, Talia Wiebe.  “One More Mennonite in Theatre:  A Personal Reflection.”  Rhubarb 33 (Fall 2013): 46-47.

Redekop, Magdalene.  “Escape from the Bloody Theatre:  The Making of Mennonite Stories.”  Journal of Mennonite Studies 11 (1993): 9-22.

__________. “The Pickling of the Mennonite Madonna.” Acts of Concealment: Mennonite/Writing           in Canada. Ed. Hildi Froese Tiessen and Peter Hinchcliffe. Waterloo: U. of Waterloo Press, 1992.

Regehr, Ted. Mennonites in Canada, 1939-1970: A People Transformed. Toronto: U. of Toronto Press, 1996. 285-93.

Reimer, Al. Mennonite Literary Voices: Past and Present. North Newton, Kan.: Bethel College, 1993.

_________. “One Foot In, One Foot Out: Themes and Issues in Contemporary Mennonite Writing.” Journal of Mennonite Studies 10 (1992): 151-64.

__________. “The Role of Arnold Dyck in Canadian Mennonite Writing.” Acts of Concealment: Mennonite/s Writing in Canada. Ed. Hildi Froese Tiessen and Peter Hinchcliffe. Waterloo: U. of Waterloo Press, 1992. 29-38.

__________. “The Russian Mennonite Experience in Fiction.” Mennonite Images, Historical, Cultural and Literary Essays Dealing with Mennonite Issues. Ed. Harry Loewen and Al Reimer. Winnipeg: Hyperion Press, 1980. 221-35.

__________. “Who’s Afraid of Mennonite Art?” Mennonite Mirror 18 (Jan. 1989).

Reimer, Douglas. Surplus at the Border. Winnipeg: Turnstone, 2002.

Reimer, Margaret Loewen. “Mennonites and the Artistic Imagination.” Conrad Grebel Review 16:3 (Fall 1998): 6-24.

Reimer, Mavis. “‘Literary and Artistic Voices’ in T.D. Regehr’s Mennonites in Canada, 1939-1970: A Response, Two Observations, and some Questions.” Journal of Mennonite Studies 15 (1997): 116-23.

Rempel-Burkholder, Byron and Dora Dueck. Northern Lights: An Anthology of Contemporary Christian Writing in Canada. Mississauga, ON: Wiley, 2008.

Schowalter, Lutz.  Church of Peace?  An Insider’s Perspective on Mennonite Literature and Theology in Canada and Germany.”  Ahornblatter:  Marburger Beitrage zur Kanada-Forschuung, 17.  Marburg:  Univerisitatsbubliotek Marburg, 2004.

Schroeder, Elfrieda Neufeld. “Fragmented Identity: A Comparative Study of German Jewish and Canadian Mennonite Literature after World War II.” Diss., University. of Waterloo, 2001.

Shenk, Timothy. “The New Rhubarb.” Christian Living 48.1 (Jan-Feb 2001): 23-24.

Tefs, Wayne. “Rage in Some Recent Mennonite Poetry.” Acts of Concealment: Mennonite/s Writing in Canada. Ed. Hildi Froese Tiessen and Peter Hinchcliffe. Waterloo: U. of Waterloo, 1992. 193-205.

Thomas, Clara. “Western Women’s Writing of ‘The Childhood’ and Anne Konrad’s The Blue Jar.” Acts of Concealment: Mennonite/s Writing in Canada. Ed. Hildi Froese Tiessen and Peter Hinchcliffe. Waterloo: U. of Waterloo, 1992. 129-42.

Tiessen, Hildi Froese.  “The Artist Rooted in a Traditional Community: Mennonite Writers Escape the Binary Paradigm.”  In The Strategic Smorgasbord of Postmodernity: Literature and the Christian Critic.  Ed. Deborah C. Bowen.  Newcastle-on-Tyne:  Cambridge Scholars, 2007.  Pp. 225-37.

__________. “Author as Stranger: Mennonite Literature Looks Homeward.” Internal and External Perspectives on Amish and Mennonite Life.Ed. Werner Enninger, et. al. Essen: Unipress, 1986. 39-53.

__________.“The Conflicted Worlds Behind the Letters of L.M. Montgomery and Ephraim Weber,” in Jean             Mitchell, ed., Storm and Dissonance: L.M. Montgomery and Conflict. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2008.  278-294.

__________.  “Critical Thought and Mennonite Literature:  Mennonite Studies Engages the Mennonite Literary Voice.” Journal of Mennonite Studies 22 (2004): 237-46.

__________.  “Introduction” [to “Mennonite/s Writing: Poetics and Theopoetics].  Conrad Grebel Review 31.2 (Spring 2013): 110-12.

__________. “A Mennonite Novelist’s Journey (from) Home:  Ephraim Weber’s Encounters with S.F.     Coffman and Lucy Maud Montgomery.”  Conrad Grebel Review 24.2 (Spring 2006): 84-108.

__________. “Mennonite/s Writing: State of the Art?” Conrad Grebel Review 26.1 (Winter 2008): 41-49.

__________. “Mennonite/s Writing in Canada: An Introduction.” The New Quarterly [Mennonite/s Writing        in Canada, Ed. Hildi Froese Tiessen] 10 (Spring-Summer 1990): 9-14.

__________. “Introduction: Mennonite Writing and the Post-Colonial Condition.” Acts of Concealment:             Mennonite/s Writing in Canada. Ed. Hildi Froese Tiessen and Peter Hinchcliffe. Waterloo: U.       of Waterloo Press, 1992. 11-21.

__________, ed. Liars and Rascals: Mennonite Short Stories. Waterloo: U. of Waterloo, 1989.     “Introduction,” xi-xiii.

__________. “Mother Tongue as Shibboleth in the Literature of Canadian Mennonites.” Studies in Canadian             Literature 13 (1988): 175-83.

__________. “Points of Departure: Speaking Through.” Conrad Grebel Review (Spring 1996): 197-204.

__________. “Reading and Publishing in Mennonite Communities.”  In History of the Book in Canada, vol.        2, 1840-1918. Ed. Yvan Lamonde, et al. Toronto: University of Toronto, 2005.

__________, ed. Re-Membering Home: Mennonite Short Stories. Sand Hills Books (forthcoming).

__________. “The Role of Art and Literature in Mennonite Self-Understanding.” Mennonite Identity:      Historical and Contemporary Perspectives. Ed. Calvin Redekop and Sam Steiner. New York:           University Press of America, 1988. 235-52.

__________. “The Story of a Novel: How We Found Ephraim Weber’s ‘Three Mennonite Maids.’”  Journal       of Mennonite Studies 26 (2008): 161-80.

__________. “Tensions Behind the Fences.” Programme Notes, Stratford Festival, 2003. [On The Quiet in          the Land]

__________. “Tribute to Sarah Klassen.” Conrad Grebel Review 26.1 (Winter 2008): 93-95.

__________.  “What Remains of What Does Not Remain?   A Mennonite Reader Reflects on Mennonites Leaving Home.”  Rhubarb 30 (2012):  12-15.

Tiessen, Hildi Froese and Paul Tiessen.  After Green Gables: L.M. Montgomery’s Letters to Ephraim Weber,  1916-1941. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2006.

__________.  Ephraim Weber’s Letters Home 1902-1955:  Letters from Ephraim Weber to Leslie Staebler of Waterloo County.  Waterloo:  Mlr Editions Canada, 1996. 

__________. “Epistolary Performance: Writing Mr. Weber.”In The Intimate Life of L.M. Montgomery, ed. Irene Gammel. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2004. 222-238.

__________. “Lucy Maud Montgomery’s Ephraim Weber (1870-1956):’a slight degree of literary recognition.” Journal of Mennonite Studies 11 (1993): 43-54.

Tiessen, Hildi Froese and Peter Hinchcliffe, eds. Acts of Concealment: Mennonite/s Writing in Canada. Waterloo: U. of Waterloo Press, 1992.

Tiessen, Paul. “Tribute to Harry Loewen.” Mennonite Quarterly Review 77:4 (Oct. 2003): 685-86.

Thiessen, J. “Canadian Mennonite Literature.” Canadian Literature 52 (1972): 65-72.

Unger, Matthew. “The Trauma of Mennonite Scholarly and Literary Representation.” M.A. thesis, University of Alberta, 2002.

Urry, James. “From Speech to Literature: Low German and Mennonite Identity in Two Worlds.” History and Anthropology 5:2 (1991): 233-58.

__________. “Private Lives and Public Images: Mennonite Popular Culture in Historical Perspective.” Mennonite Mirror 19:8 (April 1990): 9-12.

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Special thanks for editing, Fall 2009, by Linda Rouch of Goshen College.