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The fugue.

McCormack, Eric P. "The fugue," West Coast Review 17, no. 4 (April 1983): 6-7.

McCormack, Eric P.

Twins.

McCormack, Eric P. "Twins," Malahat Review 65 (July 1983): 117-121.

McCormack, Eric P.

The hobby.

McCormack, Eric P. "The hobby," Gamut 2 (1983): 41-44.

McCormack, Eric P.

Knox abroad.

McCormack, Eric P. "Knox abroad," Prism International (July 1985): 7-17.

McCormack, Eric P.

The swath.

McCormack, Eric P. "The swath," Gamut 7 (Oct. 1985): 21-[27].

McCormack, Eric P.

Inspecting the vaults, and other stories.

314 page typed draft (computer output) prepared for the work published as Inspecting the Vaults, by Eric McCormack. [Markham, Ont.] : Penguin Books, c1987: "Introduction", 6 page, "Inspecting the Vaults", [1]-28, "The Fragment", [29]-35, "Sad Stories in Patagonia", 37-53 (p.36 missing), "Eckhardt at a Window", [54]-73, "The One-Legged Men", [74]-84,
"Knox Abroad", [85]-110, "Edward and Georgina", [111]-123, "Captain Joe", [124]-133, "The Swath", [134]-157, "Festival", [158]-183, "No Country for Old Men", [184]-188, "A Train of Gardens -- Part I -- Irenus Fludd", [189]-209, "A Train of Gardens -- Part II -- The Machine", [210]-219, "The Hobby", [220]-227, "One Picture of Trotsky", [228]-259, "Lusawort's Meditation", [260]-265, "Anyhow in a Corner", [266]-281, "Long Days in the Town", [282]-300, "Twins", [301]-309,
*"The Fugue", [310]-314.

Contains some corrections to pagination and handwritten amendments to contents page and introduction.

McCormack, Eric P.

Inspecting the vaults.

File consists of handwritten and typed drafts and notes with corrections and annotations for "Inspecting the Vaults" published 1987.

McCormack, Eric P.

Inspecting the vaults, and other stories.

308 page typed draft (photocopy or computer output), of the work published as Inspecting the Vaults, by Eric McCormack. [Markham, Ont.] : Penguin Books, c1987 in various paginations: "Inspecting the Vaults," [129]-156, "The Fragment," [1]-7, "Sad Stories in Patagonia," [1]-16, "The One-Legged Men," [20]-30, ”Eckhardt at a Window," [1]-17,
"Knox Abroad," [31]-56, "Edward and Georgina," [8]-19, "Captain Joe," [1]-10, "The Swath," [57]-80, "Festival," [1]-21, "No Country for Old Men," [1]-5, "Train of Gardens," [90]-122, "The Hobby," [1]-7, "One Picture of Trotsky," [1]-27, "Lusawort's Meditation," [1]-6, "Anyhow in a Corner," [1]-16, "Long Days in the Town," [1]-17, "Twins," [81]-89,
*"The Fugue," [123]-128.

McCormack, Eric P.

Sad stories in Patagonia.

McCormack, Eric P. "Sad stories in Patagonia," in Magic realism and Canadian literature: essays and stories, eds. Peter Hinchcliffe and Ed Jewinski. Waterloo, Ont.: University of Waterloo Press, 1986: 99-108.

McCormack, Eric P.

Book launches: Inspecting the vaults.

Includes two clippings, in addition to two copies of WordsWorth Books' Spring 1987 issue of Printout. The clippings both date from 1987 and relate to the launching of McCormack's novel Inspecting the Vaults.

The first clipping is an ad placed in the press by Words Worth Books announcing that Eric McCormack will be autographing copies of this book at Words Worth Books in Waterloo on Feb. 20, 1987. The second clipping, appeared in The Imprint, Friday, 6 February 1987, and reports on the party which took place at the Kent Hotel in Waterloo in Feb. 1987 to launch Inspecting the Vaults. The Spring 1987 issue of Printout reports on the recent release of Inspecting the Vaults and on McCormack's visit to Words Worth Books in Waterloo in Feb. 1987 to do a reading and sign copies of the book.

McCormack, Eric P.

Clippings.

Includes five clippings (originals and photocopies) from newspapers and serial publications which are characterized by a biographical and/or critical focus. Many of the articles contained in this file are based on interviews held with Eric McCormack subsequent to the publication of Inspecting the Vaults. These articles include commentary on Eric McCormack's works of fiction with particular emphasis on his latest work Inspecting the Vaults.

These articles also contain information on Eric McCormack's life history with emphasis on his career as an academic in English literature, and on key developments and achievements in his literary career. Additionally, these articles cite Eric McCormack's comments regarding the theme and content of the fiction he writes, regarding the inspiration for his works, and his reactions to the success he has had with Inspecting the Vaults.

McCormack, Eric P.

The paradise motel.

123 page typed draft (computer output) with some holograph corrections and revisions prepared for the work published as The Paradise Motel, by Eric McCormack. Markham, Ont. : Viking, 1989. page 7 missing. This draft is described as "an early draft". It is most likely that it was written in 1987 though this is not clearly indicated.

McCormack, Eric P.

The Ishtulum.

McCormack, Eric P. "The Ishtulum," Exile 11, no. 4 (1987): 17-22.

McCormack, Eric P.

Inspecting the vaults.

Reviews (both originals and photocopies) of Inspecting the Vaults in chronological order. These reviews appeared primarily in Canadian newspapers and serial publications, though some were also published in U.S. and British newspapers and serial publications. This file also contains a press release (Jan. 30, 1987) issued by St. Jerome's College reporting that Inspecting the Vaults was released internationally by Penguin Books of Canada on Feb. 2, 1987.

McCormack, Eric P.

Vardey, Lucinda.

Includes correspondence received by Eric McCormack from Lucinda Vardey of the Lucinda Vardey Agency or sent to her by him. This company acted as literary agents for Eric McCormack and this correspondence relates to activities carried out by them to represent him and promote him in England. Also includes a Lucinda Vardey catalogue.

McCormack, Eric P.

Miscellaneous 1.

Includes correspondence with editors and others re submissions of short stories made by Eric McCormack to literary journals including the Wascana Review, Prism International, The Malahat Review, The New Quarterly, the West Coast Review, and Interstate. The file also includes some letters re Eric McCormack's submission of Inspecting the Vaults to a number of publishing houses. Some correspondence also relates to readings given by Eric McCormack and to a conference in which he participated.

File contents also include a letter (Mar. 1, 1985) from the Ontario Arts Council re a grant awarded to the author to aid him in his literary endeavours.

Other items contained in this file include a photocopy of an extract from an article written by Eric McCormack (source unidentified) entitled "Sam Slick Survives". This file also includes a photocopy of a short story by Eric McCormack entitled "The Temper" which appeared in the spring 1980 issue of the Wascana Review. Additionally, includes clippings and ephemera relating to readings given by Eric McCormack. The final item in this file is a photocopy of an article (The Globe and Mail, Saturday, 18 May 1985) entitled "Magic Realism Finds Home in Canada".

McCormack, Eric P.

The paradise motel.

13 page typed draft (computer output) of Chapters 7 and 8 with some holograph corrections and revisions in addition to 1 leaf holograph notes prepared for the work published as The Paradise Motel, by Eric McCormack. Markham, Ont. : Viking, 1989.

McCormack, Eric P.

Commonwealth Writers Prize.

Includes correspondence received by Eric McCormack re his receipt of a regional Commonwealth Writers Prize. Much of this correspondence was received from the Royal Over-Seas League and The Commonwealth Foundation and relates primarily to arrangements for the awards ceremony which took place in Nov. 1988 in London, England and which was attended by Eric McCormack.

Also includes correspondence conducted between Jeffrey Boloten of Penguin Books Canada and Sarah Morgan, Publicity Officer at Book Trust in London, England informing Mr. Boloten of Eric McCormack's win and of the arrangements for the awards ceremony.

McCormack, Eric P.

Clippings.

Includes two clippings. Both of these clippings report that the British publisher Bloomsbury has won a bidding war for the U.K rights to publish Eric McCormack's first novel The Paradise Motel.

McCormack, Eric P.

Festival.

21 page typed draft (computer output) prepared for the work published as Inspecting The Vaults, by Eric McCormack. [Markham, Ont.] : Penguin Books, c1987.

McCormack, Eric P.

The one-legged men.

2 versions of typed draft for The One-Legged Men. First draft includes 2 copies of 6 page typed (photocopies); second draft includes 2 copies of 9 page typed (computer output) and one 11 page typed (computer output). These drafts were prepared for the work published as Inspecting The Vaults, by Eric McCormack. [Markham, Ont.] : Penguin Books, c1987.

McCormack, Eric P.

The temper.

12 page typed draft (photocopy). This short story did not appear in the work which was published as Inspecting the Vaults, by Eric McCormack. [Markham, Ont.] : Penguin Books, c1987. It is possible, however, that it was intended at one time that this story would form part of this published work.

McCormack, Eric P.

The mysterium.

Ca. [76] page unpaginated typed draft (computer output) with some holograph corrections and revisions prepared for the work published as The Mysterium, by Eric McCormack. Toronto : Viking, 1992. Also includes 5 page holograph notes and loose typed draft pages with holograph corrections and annotations. Description provided by Eric McCormack indicates that this is an "earlier draft" of his work The Mysterium, Toronto : Viking, 1990. However, the exact date is not specified.

McCormack, Eric P.

Clippings.

Includes three clippings (both originals and photocopies) about Eric McCormack with a biographical and/or critical focus. Most of the clippings contained in this file cite interviews held with Eric McCormack.

The first clipping in the UW Courier (January 1989): 18, refers to the literary acclaim with which Inspecting the Vaults was received and to the upcoming publication of The Paradise Motel by Penguin, and then contains a few paragraphs from the novel Eric McCormack is currently working on, which is tentatively titled Aiken.

The second clipping (The Saturday Star, 1 April 1989) includes information on key developments in Eric McCormack's literary career with special emphasis on Inspecting the Vaults and The Paradise Motel. Coverage is also given to Eric McCormack's life history, the inspiration for his work, and his reaction to his success.

The third clipping (Kitchener-Waterloo Record, Thursday, 5 October 1989, sec. C, page 4) focuses on Eric McCormack's life history with emphasis on his Scots origins, his impressions of Canada, his life as an English professor at St. Jerome's College. Key developments in his literary career are given much attention, in particular, consideration is given to the literary style and content of Eric McCormack's works. This article also reports on Eric McCormack's own comments regarding the content and themes of the fiction he writes, the inspiration for his work, and his reaction to the success he has had.

McCormack, Eric P.

Awards Night.

Includes a letter received by Eric McCormack from Edmund Tell of the Waterloo County English Awards Committee re the author's acceptance of an invitation to be a guest speaker at the Waterloo County English Awards Banquet in Kitchener on May 10, 1989. Also includes booklet featuring information on the program for the awards ceremony, on the award winners, and listing the judges, donors, sponsors, and awards committee members.

McCormack, Eric P.

Ducornet, Rikki.

Includes 2 items of correspondence from Rikki Ducornet re a blurb which Eric McCormack wrote for one of her works. Also contains praise for Eric McCormack's latest novel and an invitation to submit a story to an issue of The Denver Quarterly that Rikki Ducornet is guest editing. This issue is to be devoted to fabula, fabulous beasts, fables, bestiaries, mythical landscapes etc.

McCormack, Eric P.

The mysterium.

17 leaves (typed, computer output) draft manuscript with author's typed notes to self.

McCormack, Eric P.

Book launches: The paradise motel.

Includes three copies of a news bulletin issued by the publishers, Viking, reporting that Eric McCormack's first novel The Paradise Motel has just been released and briefly summarizing the content of the novel and providing some background information on McCormack's literary career.

This file also contains a flyer produced by Words Worth Books in Waterloo announcing that a book launching party for Eric McCormack, the author of The Paradise Motel, will take place at the Seagrum Museum on Feb. 27, 1989? Finally, this file also includes some advertising materials produced by Penguin Books Canada Ltd. and by Bloomsbury Publishing Ltd. in London, England to promote The Paradise Motel.

McCormack, Eric P.

Winnipeg Festival.

Includes correspondence received by Eric McCormack from Kate Bitney, Creative Director with the WestEnd Cultural Centre re the author's participation in Wordfest '89 which took place in Winnipeg from Oct. 31 to Nov. 5, 1989. Also includes a copy of the schedule for this literary festival.

McCormack, Eric P.

Captain Joe.

3 versions of typed draft of Captain Joe. The earliest draft includes 4 copies of 6 page typed (computer output?), the second draft consists of a 13 page typed (original) with holograph corrections, while the third and most recent draft is a 12 page typed (original). These drafts were prepared for the work published as Inspecting The Vaults, by Eric McCormack. [Markham, Ont.] : Penguin Books, c1987.

McCormack, Eric P.

One picture of Trotsky.

28 page typed draft (computer output) prepared for the work published as Inspecting The Vaults, by Eric McCormack. [Markham, Ont.] : Penguin Books, c1987.

McCormack, Eric P.

The paradise motel.

File consists of typed and handwritten drafts and notes for "The Paradise Motel," published by Penguin in 1989.

McCormack, Eric P.

Literary awards: Commonwealth Writers Prize for the Canada-Caribbean Region.

Includes clippings (originals and photocopies) from newspapers and newsletters. All of these articles report that Eric McCormack, was one of two recipients of the Commonwealth Writers Prize for the Canada-Caribbean region in 1988. This was one of eight regional Commonwealth Writers prizes. McCormack received this award for his work Inspecting the Vaults. The Nigerian writer, Festus Iyayi was named the overall winner of the Commonwealth Writers Prize in this year for his novel Heroes.

Eric McCormack travelled to London, England to be presented with this regional prize and to compete with winners from three other Commonwealth regions for the overall prize. One of these articles reports on Eric McCormack's impressions of this event. Most of these articles also feature reports on Eric McCormack's reaction to his winning this prize as recorded in interviews with him and provide some background information about his life and literary career.

McCormack, Eric P.

Readings and lectures: public libraries in Kitchener-Waterloo.

Includes flyers produced for two different author events at which Eric McCormack gave a reading. The first is an author event hosted by the Waterloo Public Library (n.d.) at which Eric McCormack read from "Sad Stories in Patagonia" from his novel Inspecting the Vaults. The second event is an author event which was hosted by the Kitchener Public Library to celebrate the National Book Festival Week, April 15 - April 22, 1989. At this event Eric McCormack read form Gilbert Sorrentino's Mulligan Stew, while Tony Urquhart read from Eric McCormack's novel The Paradise Motel.

McCormack, Eric P.

Anyhow in a corner.

3 copies of typed (computer output) draft, varying pagination, prepared for the work published as Inspecting The Vaults, by Eric McCormack. [Markham, Ont.] : Penguin Books, c1987.

McCormack, Eric P.

The fragment.

3 copies of 7 page typed draft (computer output) prepared for the work published as Inspecting The Vaults, by Eric McCormack. [Markham, Ont.] : Penguin Books, c1987.

McCormack, Eric P.

The Fugue.

2 copies of 4 page typed draft (original and photocopy) prepared for the work published as Inspecting The Vaults, by Eric McCormack. [Markham, Ont.] : Penguin Books, c1987.

McCormack, Eric P.

The hobby.

6 page typed draft (computer output) prepared for the work published as Inspecting The Vaults, by Eric McCormack. [Markham, Ont.] : Penguin Books, c1987.

McCormack, Eric P.

No country for old men.

4 page typed draft (computer output) prepared for the work published as Inspecting The Vaults, by Eric McCormack. [Markham, Ont.] : Penguin Books, c1987.

McCormack, Eric P.

Twins.

7 page typed (original) draft with some holograph corrections prepared for the work published as Inspecting The Vaults, by Eric McCormack. [Markham, Ont.] : Penguin Books, c1987.

McCormack, Eric P.

Inspecting the vaults, and other stories.

Handwritten and typed (computer output) drafts of some of the short stories prepared for the work published as Inspecting the Vaults, by Eric McCormack. [Markham, Ont.] : Penguin Books, c1987 in various paginations: "The Fragment", 7 page; "Eckhardt at a Window" (2 versions of handwritten working drafts with varying pagination, one with holograph corrections);
"The One-Legged Men", 11 page; "Edward and Georgina" (two versions of draft one of 6 p and one of 13p.; "The Swath", 20 page; "Anyhow in a Corner", 8 page;
*"Twins", 8 page

Also contains handwritten drafts of "To Die in the City_" and handwritten and typed (computer output) drafts of "The Dear Saint" in varying pagination. These latter two stories were not published as part of the work Inspecting the Vaults, by Eric McCormack. [Markham, Ont]. : Penguin Books, c1987. It is possible, however, that it was intended at one time that these stories would form part of this published work.

McCormack, Eric P.

Haunted.

McCormack Eric. "Horror from Walpole to Shelley to Poe". Review of Haunted, by James Herbert. The Globe and Mail, Saturday, November 18 1989, sec. E, page 13.

McCormack, Eric P.

Literary awards: People's Prize for Fiction.

Includes four copies of the same clipping (including 3 photocopies) entitled "Strong Short-leet[sic] for the People's Prize" (Herald, 2 May 1990). This article reports that the nominees for the 1990 People's Prize constitute "the strongest short-leet[sic] of six books ever announced for a Scottish literary award". Eric McCormack's The Paradise Motel is among the six works shortlisted for this prize. Information on all the nominated writers and background information on this Scottish literary award are provided in this clipping.

McCormack, Eric P.

S.W.G.

Includes correspondence re the 18th Annual Literary Awards competition of the Saskatchewan Writers Guild in which Eric McCormack was invited to judge the Short Fiction category. The majority of the correspondence relates to arrangements, judges fees, and rules for the competition. Also includes Eric McCormack's comments on each of the prize-winning entries.

Additionally contains flyer produced for these awards featuring information on the categories for which awards are given, on the awards themselves, on the rules of the competition, on the awards judges, and contact address for submissions.

McCormack, Eric P.

Scottish Arts Council.

Includes letter received by Eric McCormack from the Scottish Arts Council informing him that the Book Awards Panel of the Scottish Arts Council has decided to offer him a Spring Book Award worth £750. Eric McCormack is also invited to attend the awards ceremony in Edinburgh.

McCormack, Eric P.

Cummings, L.J.: English Professor.

Letter to Larry Cummings including a list of books which Eric McCormack recommends as being relevant to a publication or paper which Professor Cummings is putting together.

McCormack, Eric P.

Rooke, Leon: Author.

Two letters sent to Leon Rooke re a reading which this author gave in Mar. 1990. Also relates to a literary festival Eric McCormack attended, to clippings which Leon Rooke sent him, and to an invitation extended to Eric McCormack from Leon Rooke to give a reading.

McCormack, Eric P.

Livesey, Margot.

Includes two letters from Margot Livesey, a member of the academic staff in the Dept. of English at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, U.S.A. This correspondence relates to readings Margot Livesey has given, as well as the progress she is making on her new novel Eva Moves the Furniture. She also praises both The Paradise Motel and Inspecting the Vaults and thanks Eric McCormack "for writing on behalf of Homework".

McCormack, Eric P.

Miscellaneous 2.

Includes correspondence relating to miscellaneous themes including: the publication of the proceedings of a conference on magic realism to include Eric McCormack's "Sad Stories in Patagonia"; readings, lectures, and other literary events in which Eric McCormack took part (these primarily take the form of thank-you letters); submissions made by Eric McCormack to the journal Descant; requests by authors/editors of publications for submissions or ideas from Eric McCormack; permission to perform "Sad Stories in Patagonia" at McGill university; expression of congratulations on the publication of Inspecting the Vaults and The Paradise Motel and praise for the content and style of these works;
*expression of congratulations to Eric McCormack on winning a regional Commonwealth Writers Prize.

Also includes list of academic staff who were honored at an Awards Recognition Dinner at the home of Alan George in 1989. Among those honored was Eric McCormack for his win of the Commonwealth Writers Prize for the Canada-Caribbean region. Also includes issue of the Ontario Bulletin (Feb. - Mar. 1989) which includes a small piece reporting on Eric McCormack's winning this prize.

McCormack, Eric P.

Scottish Arts Council: Prize.

Includes a letter to Shonagh Irvine re Eric McCormack's receipt of the Scottish Arts Council's Spring Book Award in 1990. Also relates to press releases re the Spring Book award winners.

McCormack, Eric P.

Mystery.

McCormack Eric. "Complicity in Crime". Review of Mystery, by Peter Straub. The Globe and Mail, Saturday, 27 January 1990, sec. C, page 19.

McCormack, Eric P.

Literary awards: Spring Book Award of the Scottish Arts Council.

Includes clippings from newspapers, newsletters, and other serial publications all of which report that Eric McCormack has been awarded the Spring Book Award of the Scottish Arts Council. This award is given "in recognition of high standards in writing". These articles report on Eric McCormack's literary career to date and also refer to the fact that he has also been nominated for the 1990 People's Prize for Fiction.

This file also contains a poster issued by the Scottish Arts Council listing the winners of the Spring Book Awards in 1990.

McCormack, Eric P.

Eden Mills.

Includes handwritten note written to Eric McCormack from Leon re the Eden Mills Writers' Festival which took place in Guelph in Oct. 1990. Eric McCormack gave a reading at this literary festival. Two of the clippings in this file relate to the Eden Mills Writers' Festival in 1990 and one includes a reproduction of a photograph of Eric McCormack giving a reading at this event.
Another article contained in this file reports on authors' and small publishers' reactions to the federal goods and services tax due to come in to effect on Jan. 1, 1991.

McCormack, Eric P.

Edinburgh/Wales.

Includes correspondence received by Eric McCormack from the Centre of Canadian Studies at the University of Edinburgh re a conference entitled "The Scottish Influence on Canadian Literature" which took place at this Centre of Canadian Studies in May 1991. Eric McCormack was invited to give a reading from his works at this conference, an invitation which he accepted.

This file additionally contains information sheets and flyers produced for the purposes of this conference event. File contents also include correspondence conducted between Eric McCormack and External Affairs and International Trade Canada regarding Mr. McCormack's application for assistance for his trip to the U.K. to give a reading in Edinburgh and a presentation at the Welsh Academy in Cardiff.

Also includes letter from Davey Hudgins thanking Eric McCormack for granting him permission to dramatize "Sad Stories in Patagonia".

McCormack, Eric P.

Linklater, John.

Includes a letter from John Linklater of the Glasgow Herald re Eric McCormack's trip to the U.K. and the interview of Eric McCormack conducted by John Linklater. Also includes a photocopy of a clipping from the Glasgow Herald re the nominations for the 1990 People's Prize for Fiction run by the Glasgow Herald in collaboration with the Scottish Library Association. Eric McCormack was among the authors nominated for this award.

Also contains a copy of the press release issued by the Scottish Arts Council re the Spring Book Awards Press Reception.

McCormack, Eric P.

Penguin - Viking (U.S.)

Includes correspondence re the publication of the paperback editions of Inspecting the Vaults and The Paradise Motel by Viking Penguin in the USA. Additonally includes a review list for Inspecting the Vaults put together by Viking's publicity officer. Also contains a book catalogue published by Viking for Sept. - Dec. 1989. The Paradise Motel is among the books listed here (see page 4). Some business cards from staff with Penguin Books Canada and Viking Penguin in the USA are also among the items contained in this file.

McCormack, Eric P.

Gittings, Chris: Scholar/Writer?

Letter to Chris Gittings thanking him for previous correspondence and wishing him well with his studies. Eric McCormack also makes reference to the novel he is currently working on and to his teaching at St. Jerome's College.

McCormack, Eric P.

Clippings.

Includes two clippings (both originals and photocopies) about Eric McCormack with a biographical and critical focus. The articles contained in this file appear to be based in part on interviews held with Eric McCormack.

The first article (Metropolis, 1 February 1990) critiques Eric McCormack's The Paradise Motel and Inspecting the Vaults . Additionally, it reports on dicussions with the author regarding the influences on and inspiration for his works and his literary style. This article also refers to Eric McCormack's upcoming reading at Winter's Tales, Harbourfront's Festival of Contemporary Fiction.

The second article (Globe and Mail,Thursday, 8 February 1990, sec. C, page9) focuses on Eric McCormack's literary achievements with special consideration of his works to date in terms of their literary style and content, and the critical reception they have received. This article also reports on Eric McCormack's own comments regarding the inspiration for his works and his feelings about his success.

McCormack, Eric P.

Brunton, Carolyn (Vardey & Brunton Agency).

Includes letter to Carolyn Brunton of the Vardey & Brunton Agency in the U.K. re Eric McCormack's schedule for a trip to the U.K. in May 1991 to include a conference at Edinburgh University and a Welsh Conference. Carolyn Brunton appears to want details of Eric McCormack's schedule so that she can organize meetings on his behalf with both HarperCollins and Bloomsbury in England.

McCormack, Eric P.

Daisy circus.

McCormack Eric. "A Demanding Expedition". Review of Daisy Circus, by Rita Donovan. _Books in Canada_20, no. 8 (November 1991): 45-46.

McCormack, Eric P.

Daisy circus.

4 leaf typed copy (computer output) of review published as McCormack Eric. "A Demanding Expedition". Review of Daisy Circus, by Rita Donovan. _Books in Canada_20, no. 8 (November 1991): 45-46.

McCormack, Eric P.

Clippings.

Includes one clipping (both original and photocopy). This is an article entitled "A Penchant for the Macabre", by Dan Bortolotti which appeared in Canadian Author & Bookman 66, no.3 (spring 1991). This piece includes a critique of his works to date including Inspecting the Vaults and The Paradise Motel.

Information is also given on his life history with particular attention to his literary achievements and the critical reaction to his works. A description of the personality of the author also features in this article, in addition to a report on Eric McCormack's comments regarding his personal literary style and his influences.

McCormack, Eric P.

Welsh Academy.

Includes correspondence received by Eric McCormack from Kevin Thomas and Ruth John re a conference of the Welsh Academy entitled "New Literatures in English" to take place in May 1991. Eric McCormack is asked if he would be willing to give a talk at this conference. This file also contains a flyer produced for this conference featuring information on the conference content, program, and participating writers.

File contents also include correspondence conducted between Eric McCormack and External Affairs and International Trade Canada regarding Mr. McCormack's application for assistance for his trip to the U.K. to give a reading in Edinburgh and a presentation at the Welsh Academy in Cardiff. A copy of the grant agreement is also contained in this file.

McCormack, Eric P.

Linklater, John: Book Editor: Glasgow Herald.

Letter to John Linklater, book editor with the Glasgow Herald, re Eric Mccormack's trip to Scotland in May 1991 and his hope that himself and John Linklater will be able to meet up during this visit.

McCormack, Eric P.

Slung, Michele.

Includes a letter received by Eric McCormack from Michele Slung re an anthology entitled I Shudder at Your Touch which he is putting together. This is a collection of stories which includes "Festival" by Eric McCormack. Penguin granted permssion to reprint this story in I Shudder at Your Touch. Eric McCormack is asked by Michele Slung to provide comments and criticism of this anthology.

McCormack, Eric P.

Boréal Edition (Montreal).

Includes letter to Jean at the publishing house Boréal Edition in Montreal re the galleys of a translation into French of The Paradise Motel by Jean-Paul Partensky.

McCormack, Eric P.

Thomas, Kevin: Welsh Academy.

Two letters to Kevin Thomas re a talk which Eric McCormack was invited to give as part of a conference hosted by the Welsh Academy entitled "New Literatures in English" in May 1991.

McCormack, Eric P.

The paradise motel.

Reviews (both originals and photocopies) of The Paradise Motel in chronological order. The majority of these reviews were published in 1989. A large proportion of these reviews were published in Canadian newspapers and serial publications, though a considerable number also appeared in Scottish and English newspapers and serial publications, and a small number were published in U.S. serials.

Some reviews of The Paradise Motel from 1990 and 1991 are also contained in this file and include reviews in English language Canadian newspapers, as well as some Canadian French language reviews. Several reviews which appeared in Danish newspapers can also be found in this file. Undated items from Books in School, no. 34; _The Bulletin of the Welsh Academy_and The Oxford Times can also be found here. In the case of a few items no source is identified.

Some announcements and press advertisements for The Paradise Motel in addition to copies of booklists in which this novel is listed are also contained in this file.

McCormack, Eric P.

Gould, Allan.

Includes one letter from Allan Gould to Eric McCormack re an anthology of Canadian humour which Mr. Gould is putting together. Eric McCormack is asked if he would be willing to submit some of his "wittiest chapters and/or sections" for inclusion in this anthology.

McCormack, Eric P.

Manguel, Alberto: Editor, Anthologist, Author.

Includes correspondence with Alberto Manguel re The Oxford Book of Canadian Ghost Stories, an anthology which he has compiled which includes a story by Eric McCormack. Also relates to another story written by Eric McCormack which he submitted for inclusion in another anthology which Alberto Manguel was in the process of putting together.

McCormack, Eric P.

Mowat, Claire: (Mrs. Farley).

Includes letter to Claire Mowatt, a writer, responding to her queries re The Paradise Motel, which relate to Eric McCormack's influences for this novel, symbolism in the novel, and other queries about the plot and theme of the novel.

McCormack, Eric P.

The mysterium.

115 page typed (computer output) draft with a considerable number of holograph corrections and revisions, page 3 missing, prepared for the work published as The Mysterium, by Eric McCormack. Toronto : Viking, 1992. This draft is undated but it seems likely that it dates from 1991 and was written after the Mar. 1991 draft.

McCormack, Eric P.

The Alexandria Quartet.

Eric McCormack. "Spiritual Sunbathing in the Heat of Durrell's Alexandria". Review of The Alexandria Quartet, by Lawrence Durrell. The Globe and Mail, Saturday, 15 June 1991, sec. C, page 18. In addition to the review of this novel which appeared in The Globe and Mail, this file also contains a 4 page typescript (computer output) of this review written by Eric McCormack which appears to have been forwarded to Katherine for her consideration.

McCormack, Eric P.

Boréal.

Includes 1 item of correspondence received by Eric McCormack from Jean Bernier, Editor with the publishing firm Les Éditions Du Boréal in Montreal, re the French translation of Paradise Motel.

McCormack, Eric P.

The mysterium.

265 page typed (computer output) draft with large number of holograph corrections and revisions, prepared for the work published as The Mysterium, by Eric McCormack. Toronto : Viking, 1992.

McCormack, Eric P.

The fourth archangel.

McCormack Eric. "Saving the Prairies". Review of The Fourth Archangel, by Sharon Butala. Books in Canada 22, no. 5 (summer 1992): 46-47.

McCormack, Eric P.

Rat palms.

McCormack Eric. "All Hits, No Errors". Review of Rat Palms, by David Homel. Books in Canada 21, no. 3 (April 1992): 36.

McCormack, Eric P.

We so seldom look on love.

McCormack Eric. "Perfectly Abnormal". Review of We So Seldom Look on Love, by Barbara Gowdy. Books in Canada 22, no. 7 (October 1992): 34.

McCormack, Eric P.

Stuewe,Paul : Editor Books in Canada.

Includes correspondence with Paul Stuewe re Eric McCormack's participation in the Books in Canada Student Writing Awards in 1992. One letter contains Eric McCormack's list of selections for the awards in the categories of poetry and short fiction. Other letters relate to reviews which Eric McCormack wrote for Books in Canada.

McCormack, Eric P.

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