By Ruth Panofsky
Fifth company and Alligator Pie. Stephen Leacock, gray Owl, and Morley Callaghan: those valuable Canadian books and authors have been all nurtured via the Macmillan corporation of Canada, one of many country's most popular twentieth-century publishing homes. The Literary Legacy of the Macmillan corporation of Canada is a different examine the contribution of publishers and editors to the formation of the Canadian literary canon.
Ruth Panofsky's research starts in 1905 with the institution of Macmillan Canada as a department plant to the company's London place of work. whereas focusing on the firm's unique exchange publishing, which had substantial cultural impression, Panofsky underscores the elemental value of academic titles to Macmillan's monetary profile. The Literary Legacy of the Macmillan corporation of Canada additionally illuminates the foremost members together with Hugh Eayrs, John grey, and Hugh Kane whose personalities have been as attention-grabbing as these of the authors they released, and whose achievements helped to enhance glossy literature in Canada.