The other problem is that neither the MLA nor ERIC ( the real source of info
about writing rearch) will cover Canadian material. For example, we cannot
get them to list articles in Technostyle. I don't know if Henry has
discovered the same problem for Textual Studies in Canada or not.
It is most provoking.
At 10:56 AM 2/22/99 AST4ADT, Russ Hunt wrote:
>This is a very interesting observation:
>> I just came home from the library at Ohio State and was noticing in
>> the MLA biblio. the lack of materials about writing instruction in
>> Canada. It's as if "writing" only meant published poetry and
>> fiction etc., not the writing that students do.
>I think this is true. I used regularly to make a distinction
>between writers and Writers, and writing and Writing, which I think I
>was making because I'd come to Canada and heard that capital W, which
>wasn't so commonly there in the US.
>It sounded like this: "Are you a writer?" "No, I'm not a Writer."
>"I mean, do you write." "Well, yes, but I don't Write."
> -- Russ
>Russell A. Hunt __|~_)_ __)_|~_ Aquinas Chair
>St. Thomas University )_ __)_|_)__ __) PHONE: (506) 452-0424
>Fredericton, New Brunswick | )____) | FAX: (506) 450-9615
>E3B 5G3 CANADA ___|____|____|____/ [log in to unmask]
> \ /
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~ http://www.StThomasU.ca/hunt/ ~~~~~~~~~~~~
Catherine F. Schryer
Dept. of English
University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
(519) 885-1211 (ext 3318)