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Bibliography of Works about David Adams Richards


Tremblay, Tony, Editor. David Adams Richards: Essays on his Works. Toronto: Guernica, 2005.


Garrod, Andrew. "David Adams Richards." Speaking for Myself: Canadian Writers in Interview. St. John’s, Nfld.: Breakwater, 1986. 208-27.

Lever, Susan. "An Interview with David Adams Richards." Australian-Canadian Studies: A Journal for the Humanities and Social Sciences 12 (1994): 91-97.

Martin, Sandra. "Virtuoso of Inebriation."

Globe and Mail 26 August 2003: R1.

Proctor, Craig. "Non-Judgmental Truth: An Interview with David Adams Richards." B&A: New Fiction Winter 1998: 40-44.

Richards, Linda. "David Adams Richards." January Magazine November 2000.

Scherf, Kathleen. "David Adams Richards: 'He Must Be a Social Realist Regionalist.'" Studies in Canadian Literature 15.1 (1990): 154-170.


Armstrong, Christopher. "Firing the Regional Can(n)on: Liberal Pluralism, Social Agency, and David Adams Richards’s Miramichi Trilogy." Studies in Canadian Literature (1997): 1-18.

Bains, Y.S. "Poor and the Dispossessed in David Adams Richards' Nights Below Station Street."

New Weekly Magazine 28 June 1989: 17, 21.

Byrne, George. "The Blood Hardened and the Blood Running: The Character of Orville in Blood Ties." Studies in Canadian Literature 7.1 (1982): 55-62.

Clarke, Janet. Review of Tuesday/Wednesday.

Cinema Canada Oct 1987: 37-38.

Cogswell, Fred. "English Prose Writing in New Brunswick: World War One to the Present." A Literary and Linguistic History of New Brunswick. Ed. Reavley Gair. Fredericton: Fiddlehead Poetry-Goose Lake, 1985. 229-44.

Connor, William. "Coming of Winter, Coming of Age: The Autumnal Vision of David Adams Richards' First Novel." Studies in Canadian Literature 9.1 (1984): 31-40.

____. "A Note on George Byrne’s Argument That Orville Is the Central Character in Blood Ties". Studies in Canadian Literature 8.1 (1983): 142-148.

____. "The River in the Blood: Escape and Entrapment in the Fiction of David Adams Richards." World Literature Written in English 26.2 (1986): 269-277.

____. "The Unlikely Heroes of David Adams Richards’s Second Trilogy." International Fiction Review 25.1-2 (1998): 71-77.

Cuff, John Haslett. "Angry Young Author Mellows into Middle Age: Television: Nights Below Station Street Is a TV Adaptation of David Adams Richard’s Award-Winning Novel." Globe and Mail 24 Jan. 1998: C6.

Currie, Sheldon. "David Adams Richards: The People on the Roadway." Antigonish Review 99 (1994): 67-75.

Davey, Frank. "Discourse and Determinism in Nights Below Station Street." Open Letter 7th ser. 6 (1989): 17-26.

"David Adams Richards: Author and Screenwriter." Contemporary Canadian Biographies. Gale, Sept. 2000.

Keefer, Janice Kulyk. "Reading the Real: Maritime Strategies." Under Eastern Eyes: A Critical Reading of Maritime Fiction. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 1987. 160-85.

Lever, Susan. "Against the Stream: The Fiction of David Adams Richards." Australian-Canadian Studies: A Journal for the Humanities and Social Sciences 12 (1994): 81-89.

Lord, Marie Linda. "Territorialité et identité dans l’oeuvre romanesque d’Antonine Maillet et de David Adams Richards." Francophonies d’Amérique 14 (2002): 117-30

MacDonald, Frances. "War of the Worlds: David Adams Richards and Modern Times." Antigonish Review 104 (1996): 17-24.

Mathews, Lawrence. "David Adams Richards (1950- )." Canadian Writers and Their Works, Fiction Volume Xll: Sandra Birdsell, Timothy Findley, W.P. Kinsella, and David Adams Richards. Ed. Robert Lecker, Jack David, and Ellen Quigley. Toronto: ECW Press, 1995. 185-254.

Milner, Philip. "Structure in David Adams Richards’ Unfinished Miramichi Saga." Essays on Canadian Writing 31 (1985): 201-210.

____. "Yoknapatawpha, N.B." Books in Canada June-July 1980: 4-6.

"Richards, David Adams." The Concise Oxford Companion to Canadian Literature. Ed. William Toye. Don Mills, Ont.: Oxford UP, 2001. 397-98.

Scherf, Kathleen. "David Adams Richards’ Blood Ties: Essentially Women." Room of One’s Own: A Feminist Journal of Literature and Criticism 14.4 (1991): 23-39.

Seaman, Andrew Thompson. "Fiction in Atlantic Canada." Canadian Literature 68-69 (1976): 26-39.

Tremblay, Tony. "Answering the Critics: David Adams Richards and the Paradox of Unpopularity" Antigonish Review 128 (2002): 119-28.

____. David Adams Richards: Essays on His Works. Toronto: Guernica, 2004.

Wyile, Herb. "Taking the Real Home to Read." Open Letter 7th ser. 6 (1989): 5-15.


David Adams Richards: My Own Rivers. Dir. Ken Furlong and Maria Kubacki. Phare-Est—Sawyer Films, 1997.

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