Search - List of Books by John Metcalf

"I wanted the press to become something of a movement. Not a movement committed to a particular "ism," but a gathering together of writers with an aesthetic approach to literature and with a lust for excellence." -- John Metcalf
John Metcalf is also the real name of Blind Jack.


John Metcalf, CM (born 12 November 1938) is a Canadian writer, editor and critic.

Born in Carlisle, England he was educated at the University of Bristol, receiving his BA in 1960 and a Certificate in Education in 1961. He moved to Montreal in 1962 to teach high school. In 1970 he became a Canadian citizen. In 2004 he was made a member of the Order of Canada. He currently lives in Ottawa with his wife Myrna Metcalf.

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Total Books: 36
London A to Z
2016 - London a to Z (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780500292471
ISBN-10: 0500292477
Genres: History, Reference, Travel
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The Life of John Metcalf Commonly Called Blind Jack of Knaresborough
2009 - The Life of John Metcalf Commonly Called Blind Jack of Knaresborough (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781151432834
ISBN-10: 1151432830
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Forde Abroad
2003 - Forde Abroad (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780889842663
ISBN-10: 0889842663
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Light Shining Out Of Darkness And Other Stories
2001 - Light Shining Out of Darkness and Other Stories (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780771034749
ISBN-10: 0771034741
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The First Epistle of John
2000 - The First Epistle of John (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781870039789
ISBN-10: 1870039785
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Freedom from Culture Selected Essays 1982-92
1994 - Freedom From Culture Selected Essays 1982-92 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781550222029
ISBN-10: 1550222023
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Shooting the Stars
1993 - Shooting the Stars (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780889841666
ISBN-10: 0889841667
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Adult Entertainment
1990 - Adult Entertainment (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780394221656
ISBN-10: 0394221656
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Making It New Contemporary Canadian Stories
1982 - Making It New Contemporary Canadian Stories (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780458955206
ISBN-10: 0458955205
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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1980 - Selected Short Stories [New Canadian Library] (Paperback)
Girl in Gingham
1978 - Girl in Gingham (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780887501562
ISBN-10: 0887501567
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Lady Who Sold Furniture
1971 - The Lady Who Sold Furniture (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780920802090
ISBN-10: 0920802095
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The narrative voice
The Narrative Voice (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780070927919
ISBN-10: 007092791X
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The speaking earth Canadian poetry
The Speaking Earth Canadian Poetry (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780442253189
ISBN-10: 0442253184
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Salutation
Salutation (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780770032111
ISBN-10: 0770032117
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Sixteen by twelve Short stories by Canadian writers
Sixteen By Twelve Short Stories By Canadian Writers (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780770032142
ISBN-10: 0770032141
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Going down slow
Going Down Slow (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780771058301
ISBN-10: 0771058306
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Macmillan Anthology
Macmillan Anthology (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780771593857
ISBN-10: 0771593856
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The teeth of my father
The Teeth of My Father (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780887501395
ISBN-10: 0887501397
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An Aesthetic Underground A Literary Memoir
An Aesthetic Underground a Literary Memoir (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780887621215
ISBN-10: 088762121X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Standing Stones The Best Stories of John Metcalf
Standing Stones the Best Stories of John Metcalf (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780887621444
ISBN-10: 0887621449
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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General Ludd
General Ludd (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780920802229
ISBN-10: 0920802222
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Llyfer Lloffion Y Delyn/harp Scrapbook [English and Welsh Edition] (Other)