Selected Publications

1. Books

a. Refereed Books

Gender and Literature in Canada. Advance contract signed with Routledge (April 2020).
Unarrested Archives: Case-Studies in Twentieth-Century Canadian Women’s Authorship. U of Toronto P, 2014. 245 pages.

b. Edited Books

Taking My Life. Afterword by Linda M. Morra, transcribed, edited, annotated by Linda M. Morra. Talon Books, 2011. 275 pages. Shortlisted for the LAMBDA Award and nominated for the Stonewall book award.

c. Refereed Edited Books

 Moving Archives. WLUP, 2020.

Corresponding Influence: Selected Letters of Emily Carr and Ira Dilworth, edited, annotated and introduced by Linda M. Morra, U of Toronto P, 2006. 340 pages.

d. Refereed Co-Edited Books / Journals

i. Collection Thinking: Ontologies, Agents, Communities, co-edited by Jason Camlot, Martha Langford, and Linda Morra. Under consideration with Routledge.
ii. On the Other Side(s) of 150. Under advance contract: WLUP, 2021.
iii. Margaret Laurence and Jack McClelland: Letters, edited by Laura Davis and Linda Morra, U of Alberta P, 2018.
iv. Learn, Teach, Challenge: Approaches to Indigenous Literatures. Eds. Deanna Reder and Linda M. Morra. Waterloo: WLUP, 2016.
v. Special Issue of Archives and Manuscripts: Literary Archives, Materiality and the Digital. Eds. Maryanne Dever and Linda M. Morra. Editorial. 42.3 (November 2014): 223-26.
vi. Basements and Attics, Closets and Cyberspace: Explorations in Canadian Women’s Archives. Ed. Linda M. Morra and Jessica Schagerl. Waterloo: WLUP, September 2012. 335 pages.
vii. Troubling Tricksters: Revisioning Critical Conversations. Eds. Deanna Reder and Linda Morra. Waterloo: WLUP, 2010. Nominated for Gabrielle Roy Prize in English, 2010.
viii. At the Speed of Light There is Only Illumination: A Reappraisal of Marshall McLuhan. Eds. John Moss and Linda M. Morra. Ottawa: U of Ottawa P, 2004. 261 pages.

2. Selected Refereed Articles and Book Chapters

  1. “CBC Radio’s Digital Archives and the Production of Canadian Citizenship and Culture.” Can Lit Across Media. Ed. Jason Camlot and Katherine McLeod. Montreal: McGill UP, 2019.
  2. “Inside the Cover, Outside the Archive: Reading the Dispersal of Jane Rule’s Library and Modes of Female Sociability.” a/b: Auto/Biography Studies, special issue, edited by Ricia Chansky and Eva C. Karpinski. 33.3, Autumn 2018.
  3. “Beyond the Limits of Canadian Women’s Literary Archives and Biography.” Companion to Literary Biography , edited by Richard Bradford, Wiley Press, 2018.
  4. “‘Don’t Take her Word For It’: Autobiographical Approximation, Intimacy, and Shame in Munro’s The View from Castle Rock.” Alice Munro Proceedings, edited by Janice Fiamengo and Gerald Lynch, U of Ottawa P, 2017.
  5. “Sheila Watson’s Paris Journals and the “Imminent Narrative.” Translocated Modernisms, edited by Emily Ballantyne, Dean Irvine and Marta Dvorak, U of Toronto P, 2016. pp. 179-96.
  6. “‘It Was[n’t] All Inward’: The Dynamics of Intimacy in the ‘Finale’ of Alice Munro’s Dear Life.” Alice Munro. Ed. Robert Thacker. Bloomsbury, 2016, pp. 203-16.
  7. “ ‘His Name is Felix': Artist as Cognitive Agent and the Counterenvironment in Sheila Watson’s The Double Hook.” In Search of Annihilated Time. Eds. Paul Hjartarson, Greg Betts and Kristine Smitka. Edmonton: University of Alberta Press, 2016, pp. 210-29.
  8. “Autobiographical Texts, Archives, and Activism: The Jane Rule Fonds and Her Unpublished Memoir, Taking My Life.” Out of the Closet, Into the Archive: Researching Sexual Histories, edited by Jaime Cantrell and Amy Stone, SUNY Press, 2015. Finalist for the LAMBDA prize.
  9. “‘Vexed by the Crassness of Commerce’: Jane Rule’s Struggle for Literary Integrity and Freedom of Expression.” Special Issue of Canadian Literature. 205 (Summer 2010): 86-106.
  10. “Jack Hodgins’ ‘Discovery of Strangers’: The Value of Community in Distance and Broken Ground.” Special Volume on Jack Hodgins. Ed. Annika Hannan. Montreal: Guernica P, 2010. 238-52. Nominated: Gabrielle Roy Prize in English, 2010.
  11. “The Parable of a Village in Decline: Duncan Campbell Scott’s In the Village of Viger and the Politics of a French-Canadian Community.” ESC 35.4 (December 2009): 31-51.
  12. “The Anti-Trickster in the Work of Sheila Watson, Mordecai Richler, and Gail Anderson-Dargatz.” Troubling Tricksters: Re-visioning Critical Approaches. Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier UP, 2010. 77-91.
  13. “‘What We Desire is Canadian’: The Complexity of Speaking to and for a Canadian Audience. An Interview with George Elliott Clarke.” Open Letter. Special Issue: “Poetics and Public Culture in Canada: Interviews, Interpretations, and Interventions.” 12.9 (Summer 2006): 11-26.
  14. “Canadian Art According to Emily Carr: The Search for Indigenous Expression and National Space.” Canadian Literature. 184 (Spring 2005): 43-57. [Reprinted in Greening the Maple: Canadian Ecocriticism in Context. Eds. Ella Soper-Jones and Nicholas Bradley. U of Calgary P, 2014.]
  15. “‘Like Rain Drops Rolling Down New Paint’: Chinese Immigrants and the Problem of National Identity in the Work of Emily Carr (lead article).” American Review of Canadian Studies (Autumn 2004): 415-438.
  16. “The Satire of Canadian Cultural Nationalism in Mordecai Richler’s The Incomparable Atuk (lead article).” Studies in Canadian Literature 26.1 (September 2001): 1-26. [Reprinted in Contemporary Literary Criticism , edited by Jeff Hunter, vol. 271, June 2009].
  17.  “Articulating Madness: Foucault’s Madness & Civilization and Atwood’s Alias Grace.” TheWest-Virginia Philological Papers: Special Issue, Twentieth-Century Retrospective 45 (1999): 123-29.

3. Non-Refereed Articles

  1. “I’m a Dirty Girl.” “Feeling Dirty”: Special Issue of English Studies in Canada. Forthcoming 2015.
  2. “The Curtain Tape Recipes/Recettes de rubans pour Rideau.” Cuizine: The Journal of Canadian Food Cultures 5.1 (May 2014).
  3. Afterword to Taking My Life, by Jane Rule. Vancouver. Talon, 2011.
  4. Identifying Canada.” Underhill Review. Fall 2009.
  5. Anne Carson.” The Literary Encyclopedia. 2007.