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- ECW Press 2008; US$ 10.95
From reverse engineering to phonetic modifications, this innovative anthology reveals surprising meaning behind familiar subject matter. Through the Bible and other cultural narratives, the featured verse conducts numerous intriguing lyrical experiments, making this compendium a welcome addition to any collection of poetry. more...
- ECW Press 2007; US$ 10.95
The theme of imitationa facet of humanity which affects all actions and speechforms the central focus of this imaginative collection of poems. The degree to which imitation is never just a simple act of copying but rather a source of play and performance is explored, as is imitation’s ability to serve as a source of power for any... more...
- University of Queensland Press 2006; US$ 12.99
Some words are the same in every culture. Hope, Texas was the last place that Ozzie, a league loving lad from the Queensland outback, expected to find himself. And the gridiron field, green and perfect under bright Friday lights seemed a world away from the tough, dirt-blown rugby grounds of his home. But life has ways of sidestepping... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 54.00
A comprehensive view of the major literary movements in Western history- An introduction by Harold Bloom and a selection of critical essays provides scholarly analysis on the major writers and works that defined each literary period- Features a chronology of important cultural, literary, and political events that helped shape each literary period. more...
- Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 54.00
A comprehensive view of the major literary movements in Western history- An introduction by Harold Bloom and a selection of critical essays provides scholarly analysis on the major writers and works that defined each literary period- Features a chronology of important cultural, literary, and political events that helped shape each literary period more...
- Infobase Publishing 2003; US$ 54.00
Victorian England produced some of the greatest novelists in Western history, including Charles Dickens, Thomas Hardy, and George Eliot. Critical analysis focuses on the development of the Victorian novel though the second half of the 19th century. more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 11.99
A French teacher who collects fiancÉs; a fortune-teller who fails to predict the heartbreak of her own daughter; an aging cowboy seduced by a city girl . . . these are some of the unforgettable people who live in these pages. In Vanishing and Other Stories , secrets are both kept and unearthed, and lives are shaped by missing lovers, parents,... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 54.00
Set in South Africa before the adoption of apartheid, Alan Paton's classic novel presents a family and a nation struggling to embrace change and resist the harmful effects of violence, apathy, and inequality. This new edition gathers a range of essential critical commentary on the work and features an introduction by scholar Harold Bloom. Paton... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 93.60
Peter Carey is one of the most richly awarded and critically acclaimed novelists of the present day. Most of his fictions relate to questions of Australian history and identity. Rewriting History argues that taken together Careys novels make up a more...
- University of Ottawa Press 2008; US$ 19.99
If one poet can be said to be the Canadian poet, that poet is Al Purdy (1918?2000). Numerous eminent scholars and writers have attested to this pre-eminent status. George Bowering described him as ?the world?s most Canadian poet? (1970), while Sam Solecki titled his book-length study of Purdy The Last Canadian Poet (1999). In The Ivory Thought:... more...