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- ECW Press 2011; US$ 13.95
An assemblage of vivid prose-poetry, both gripping and furious, this collection navigates a macabre tour of nightmares, perverse secrets, and death-focused mythologies. Creating a world awash in violence and history, a landscape of gunslingers, madwomen, ghosts, and wolves is given greater shape with each concise, narrative verse. Enigmatic and thrilling,... more...
- ECW Press 2011; US$ 13.95
Boundaries between private sectors and public realms are questioned in this medley of contemporary poems from an established Canadian voice. Themes of medicine, the military, science, public relations, social justice, media, business, and the environmental movement are examined, illustrating the unintended effects of transparency versus obligation.... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 60.00
Paradise is commonly imagined as a place of departure or arrival, beginning and closure, permanent inhabitation of which, however much desired, is illusory. This makes it the dream of the traveller, the explorer, the migrant hence, a trope recurrent in postcolonial writing, which is so centrally concerned with questions of displacement and belonging.... more...
- House of Anansi Press 2011; US$ 19.95
Award-winning novelist and critic Andre Alexis explores worlds with names such as Henry James, Maupassant, and Kawabata, trying, like any traveller, to faithfully convey what he sees and feels in those places while giving a convincing portrait of himself. At the same time, Beauty and Sadness is an autobiography. Alexis's intent is to give a sense... more...
- Coach House Books 2004; US$ 12.95
It?s a time of passion and confusion. Virtue is barely holding down its petticoats. People are bursting their corsets with unbridled desire. It?s 1885, and the typewriter and the suffrage movement are sending things topsy-turvy. In the midst of it all, five ambitious New Women and one Newish Man struggle to find their way. Miss Mary Barfoot runs... more...
- Coach House Books 2002; US$ 13.95
In the vast, unnamed metropolis of Hello ? Hello , art and commerce have finally and completely conjoined; stylish cafés serve up zebra mussels and the air is thick with a gentle rain of sparrows plummeting down from the mirrored office towers. Everywhere, people are falling for an edgy new fashion accessory: a shiny ball filled with poison that... more...
- Coach House Books 2000; US$ 13.95
Beckett meets Betty Boop in this trilogy of monologues by Canadian cult heroine Pochsy, a nasty, vapid, utterly charming vixen. In Pochsy's Lips , she's in the hospital, convinced she's sick because she's got a squid where her heart should be. In Oh Baby , she's at the Last Resort, on holiday from her job packing mercury. And in Citizen Pochsy... more...
- Coach House Books 1999; US$ 13.95
pppeeeaaaccceee, is a vast, imaginative and mesmerizing glide through Life and Power. The play is set in Ephemeral; three people firmly floating chat ? in O'Donnell's inimitable rapid-fire style ? about the revolution. Which revolution? Good question. A gently aggressive meditation, pppeeeaaaccceee examines our being, asks us what we're doing... more...