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Criticism

A Poor Photographer

  • "A Poor Photographer" in Choice, January 1982.
  • Thompson, Eric. "Imagination's Sources" in Canadian Literature, Summer 1982.

Hidden Structure

  • Kerr, Luella. "Hidden Structures" in Random Thought (Victoria), July 1985.

West of Darkness, Emily Carr: A Self-Portrait

  • Kröller, Eva-Marie. "Literary Versions of Emily Carr" in Canadian Literature,
  • Lane, M. Travis. "Imagining a Hero" in The Fiddlehead, Spring 1989.
  • Maryniak, Maria. "Emily Carr at the National Gallery of Canada" in SITE sound, November 1990.
  • "West of Darkness" in Fortnightly Review (Victoria), December/January [1988].
  • "West of Darkness" in Kingston Whig-Standard, May 7, 1988.
  • "West of Darkness" in Indigo (www.indigo.ca), December 1999.

Great Men

  • Klawitter, George. "Great Men" in The James White Review, Summer 1991.
  • Mierau, Maurice. "Poet's Corner" in Books in Canada, April 1991.
  • Nelson, Ian C." Great Men" in Canadian Book Review Annual 1990.

Notes Toward a Family Tree

  • Dennis Denisoff. "Notes Toward a Family Tree" in Canadian Book Review Annual 1993.
  • Jenkins, Phil. "A quiet poet launches new volume" in Ottawa Citizen, May 16, 1993.
  • "Notes Toward a Family Tree" in The Bloomsbury Review, September-October 1993.
  • Woodcock, George. "Straight-to-gay viewpoint adds interest to poems" in Ottawa Citizen, July 17, 1993.

Designs from the Interior

  • Crosbie, Lynn. "Designs from the Interior" in Journal of Canadian Poetry, 1996.
  • Gray, Robert. "My Own Private Alberta: Towards Identity in John Barton's Designs from the Interior and Gus Van Sant's My Own Private Idaho" in Open Letter, Tenth Series, Number 3, Summer 1998.
  • Ruzesky, Jay. "Designs from the Interior" in The Malahat Review, Summer 1995.
  • Skelton, Robin. "Reading John Barton" in Reference West (Victoria), October-November 1994.
  • Watmough, David. "Barton Moves...." in Xtra West, August 26, 1994.

Sweet Ellipsis

  • Leckie, Ross. "Love's Semiosis" in The Fiddlehead, Spring 1999.
  • Vaughan, Richard. "Barton's Funk." in Books in Canada, September 1998.

Hypothesis

  • Cochrane, Mark. "Poems that Clamour to be read," The Vancouver Sun, June 2001.
  • Neilson, Shane. "Review" in Danforth Review, February 13, 2002.
  • Vaughan, R. M. "Our Verlaine" in The Fiddlehead, Autumn 2002.
  • Turner, Carole A. "Of Selves and Others" in Canadian Literature, Summer 2002.

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