Publisher: P.I.E.-Peter Lang S.A; 1 edition (November 27, 2007)
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within the context of the hugely advertisement method of publishing, the position of the writer is consistently puzzled and challenged. the aim of this quantity is to focus on the paintings of 1 striking Canadian editor, Douglas Gibson, at the moment operating at McClelland & Stewart. those in-depth interviews conducted by means of Christine Evain in 2005 and 2006, in Toronto, disguise a large spectrum of subject matters together with the variation among publishing fiction and non-fiction and an research of the e-book this present day. not just do those interviews provide us a glimpse of Douglas Gibson’s striking editorial profession, yet additionally they display a good intensity present in his relationships and friendships with «his» authors - Robertson Davies, Alice Munro, W.O. Mitchell, Mavis Gallant, Jack Hodgins and Alistair MacLeod. This quantity additionally includes numerous articles by way of Douglas Gibson himself which illustrate his paintings as an editor. additionally incorporated listed here are samples of his correspondence giving us an instance of a few of the weather to be present in the «Douglas Gibson Books» documents, entrusted to McMaster college.