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Adele Wiseman:
An Annotated Bibliography

By: Ruth Panofsky

Best known as the author of The Sacrifice and Crackpot, Adele Wiseman also wrote children’s stories, plays, and memoirs. There has been a significant quantity of criticism about Wiseman’s writing, from book reviews and interviews to more serious scholarly articles. All of this material is available in this unique work.




ECW Press


A first place to look for anything by or about Wiseman.

Dean Tudor, American Reference Books Annual


Adele Wiseman was a seminal figure in Canadian letters. Always independent and wilful, she charted her own literary career, based on her unfailing belief in her artistic vision. This first book on Wiseman’s writing life presents her...


This collection of essays details the complexity and diversity of author Adele Wiseman. Writing in several different genres, from children’s books to plays and essays, Wiseman became one of the most renowned Canadian...


Over a period of forty years, from 1947 to 1986, Margaret Laurence and Adele Wiseman wrote to each other constantly. The topics they wrote about were as wide-ranging as their interests and experiences, and their...

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