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Ingstad, Helge. Land of feast and famineHelge Ingstad. c1931 (See Pelly p.47)
* Irving, Allar "John Hornby: letter to editor." Globe and Mail, March 9, 1978, p.6. Letter in response to Maxine Hoffer
* Jeffery, Lawrence. Who look in stove / by Lawrence Jeffery [and] The Edgar Christian diary. Toronto, Ont.: Exile Editions, 1993. 143 p.
Based on Edgar Christian's diary, which was published separately under titles: Unflinching, a diary of tragic adventure, and Death in the barren ground. See also Clement and Morrow.
See: "I love you Jack. Jack? I've never felt this for anyone, not my father, my mother, my brothers or sisters. No one..." p.62-63
* Jenkins, McKay. Bloody Falls of the Coppermine: madness, murder, and the collision of cultures in the Arctic, 1913 / McKay Jenkins. New York: Random House, 2005. 278 p. See index for references to Hornby, especially p.55-58.
* Jock McMeekan's Yellowknife Blade. Edited and abridged by G. McC. Gould. Edmonton: Reliable Printing, 1984. 162 p.
Small reference to Hornby "the dilettante Jack Hornby, who did not have to trap but who seemed to take the very existence of the Barrens as a challenge to him to 'beat the country,' until, of course, the country beat him in 1927 when he and his young nephew and a friend perished on the Thelin [sic]. The caribou came too late, after Hornby had died of an infection and the only surviving youth was too weak to hunt." p.67
* "John Hornby." From Wikipedia: the free encyclopedia. St. Petersburg, FL: Wikimedia Foundation, September 13, 2005. Site: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Hornby (Viewed Sept. 23, 2005)
Jones, A.G. Polar portraits: collected papers / A.G. Jones. Whitby: Caedmon of Whitby, 1992. 428 p. Hornby just mentioned.
* Jones, A.G. "Review of A.G.E. Jones Polar portraits: collected papers." Arctic. 46(2) (June 1993): 186. Hornby mentioned.
Kelly, M.T. Out of the whirlwind: a novel. Toronto: Stoddard, 1995. 195 p. Fiction
* Kelly, MT [Review of
Malcolm Waldron Snow man: John
Hornby in the barren lands]. Books In Canada.
27(7) (October 1998): 29.
"Hornby himself seems to have written hardly anything down, yet his puckish, criminally careless character has become legendary. But then he had good writers: first Waldron; then Edgar Christian, whose diary, written as he starved to death under Hornby's leadership, was published as Unflinching in 1937 (and re-issued in 1979 as Death in the barren ground); and George Whalley in his 1962 classic, The Legend of John Hornby."
* Knowles, Richard P. "Drama." University of Toronto Quarterly. 63(1) (1993): 102-118.
Part on the Canadian Theatre Review publishing Bruce Valpy's play Hornby, based on the final days of adventurer John Hornby and the starvation diaries of Edgar Christian.
* "Lancer brings story 'Arctic gentleman.'" Toronto Daily Star, April 17, 1931. p.3.
Interview with James Critchell-Bullock when he visited Toronto.
* Lescouflair, Edric. Vilhjalmur Stefansson: Arctic explorer, 1879-1962. Notable American Unitarians Site: http://www.harvardsquarelibrary.org/unitarians/stefansson.html (Viewed Feb. 22, 2003) Stefansson and George Douglas corresponded about Edgar Christian's Unflinching
* Lustre, George J. "Hornby's adventures." Globe and Mail, March 10, 1978.
* Maryhill Consulting. "Jack Hornby." Site: http://www.maryhill.com/hornby.htm (Viewed Feb. 22, 2003)
"On the final journey Hornby travelled with two young men - his nephew Edgar Christian and Harold Adelard. The trio set out in the late fall from Fort Reliance with little provisions. According to Edgar's diary (found hidden in the ashes of the stove in the cabin), all three starved to death after the caribou failed to winter where they stayed."
* "Men's tundra solitude shattered by satellite." Globe and Mail, February 1, 1978.
"Robert Common -- whose interest in Mr. Hornby ..."
* Morrow, Martin. "Canada on stage." Calgary Herald, January 22, 1994, Final Edition, p.D1.
See: Who look in stove by Lawrence Jeffrey.
"In a remote cabin in the Northwest Territories, three adventurers set out to spend a winter hunting and trapping, but end up facing the horrors of starvation, in a fact-based drama inspired by the Edgar Christian diary."
* Morrow, Martin. "Little food for thought in tale of starvation." Calgary Herald, February 8, 1994, Final Edition, p.C8.
Who look in stove by Lawrence Jeffery; an Alberta Theatre Projects playRites'94 production, directed by Bob White. At the Centre's Martha Cohen Theatre, February 13, 18, 24, 26, 27, March 2, 5.
"Christian's observations, so colored with naivety and hero worship, beg for another, clearer point of view."
* Moss, John. "The cartography of dreams." Journal of Canadian Studies. 28(3) (1993): 140-158.
"John Hornby, educated at Harrow, of impeccable breeding and excellent connections, articulate, obsessed (surely the marks of a great explorer) utterly enthralled with the mortification of his own flesh (his life a series of random slashmarks across the tundra), we know him only through the records of others, and by the occasional sketch and grainy photograph. It is the silence of this strange small obsessed man that haunts nearly every narrative of the Barrens since the time of his arrival, early in this century, up until his death by deprivation in 1927, and on to the present."
* Moss, John. "Enduring dreams: an exploration of Arctic landscapes. Review." Quill and Quire. 60(7) (July 1994): 49.
* Moss, John. Enduring dreams: an exploration of Arctic landscapes / John Moss. Don Mills, ON: Anansi, 1994. 174 p.
"George Whalley, a distinguished Coleridgian and an Englishman in everything but birth, wrote a careful and at times inspired account of Hornby's life, trying to put this man of lesser talent and elusive brutish aspirations into words." p.56
* Moss, John. Inukshuk: The iconotropic instant. Site: http://184.108.40.206/canlitx/Framed_Version/Conference/mossinuk.html (Viewed Feb 1, 2003)
"Exploration as Icon: Samuel Hearne. John Franklin. John Hornby. Each of these men is a figure in the Canadian landscape, in the Barrenlands of the sub-Arctic. There is a full lifespan between them, as there is between Hornby and myself ..."
* Moss, John Inukshuk: the iconotropic instant. Winnipeg: Canadian Literature Archive, nd. Site: http://www.umanitoba.ca/faculties/arts/english/canlit/conference/john_mossinuk.shtml (Viewed Feb 22, 2003)
"[A]fter years of wandering, with time out to serve in the First World War, he [John Hornby] died a miserable death, recorded in the notes of his young nephew, Edgar Christian, who perished with him on the banks of the Thelon River. Christian's posthumously published Unflinching: A Diary of Tragic Adventure (1937), is at the nexus of a wide-ranging body of works about Hornby, extending from fictional extravagance, in Malcolm Waldron's Snow Man (1931), to contemplative inquiry, in Coleridgian scholar, George Walley's, The Legend of John Hornby (1962)."
* Mowat, Farley. Canada North: the Canadian illustrated history / Farley Mowat. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1967. See Hornby entry p.84-86.
"In 1926 he appeared in the Great Slave country accompanied by a school-boy cousin, 18-year-old Edgar Christian, and a 27-year-old ex-Royal Air Force pilot. With these complete greenhorns, he set out to winter in the very heart of the northern prairies at the Thelon 'oasis.'" p.86
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