Literary Map of Canada, 1936

by Shaun Hunter


Calgary through the eyes of writers

A literary map of Canada circa 1936, compiled by William Arthur Deacon; drawn and embellished by Stanley Turner; published by MacMillan.

A literary map of Canada circa 1936, compiled by William Arthur Deacon; drawn and embellished by Stanley Turner; published by MacMillan.

Eight decades ago, Calgary made it onto William Arthur Deacon’s 1936 literary map of Canada. Zoom in on the city and you will see references to four literary works associated with Calgary and its environs: