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University of Ottawa Press

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  • Northrop Fryeby David Rampton

    University of Ottawa Press 2010; US$ 19.99

    More than fifty years after the publication of Anatomy of Criticism , Northrop Frye remains one of Canada's most influential intellectuals. This reappraisal reasserts the relevance of his work to the study of literature and illuminates its fruitful intersection with a variety of other fields, including film, cultural studies, linguistics, and feminism.... more...

  • Dry Waterby Robert J.C. Stead; Neil Querengesser; Jean Horton

    University of Ottawa Press 2008; US$ 11.99

    Dry Water tells the story of Donald Strand, from the time of his arrival as a ten-year-old orphan at his relatives? Manitoba farm in 1890 to his apogee as a successful farmer. It recounts the crises he faces during a troubled marriage and the great stock market crash of 1929. His life parallels the growth and development of Manitoba during the... more...

  • Philosophical Apprenticeshipsby Jay Lampert; Jason Robinson

    University of Ottawa Press 2010; US$ 16.99

    Doctoral students present and reflect on the work of their philosophical mentors. more...

  • Les Belles Étrangèresby Jane Koustas

    University of Ottawa Press 2008; US$ 16.99

    While translation history in Canada is well documented, the history of the translation of Canadian fiction outside the nation remains obscure. Les Belles Étrangères examines the translation of Canadian English-language fiction in France. This book considers the history of this practice, the reasons for the move away from Quebec translators as well... more...

  • The Service Stateby Patrice Dutil; Cosmo Howard; John Langford; Jeffrey Roy

    University of Ottawa Press 2011; US$ 9.99

    A systematic evaluation of Canadian efforts to modernize government service delivery. more...

  • The End of Iceland's Innocenceby Daniel Chartier

    University of Ottawa Press 2011; US$ 14.99

    A portrait of Iceland through the eyes of the international media before and after their total economic collapse. more...

  • The Southern Version of Cursor Mundi, Vol. IIIby Henry J. Stauffenberg

    University of Ottawa Press 1985; US$ 14.99

    The medieval poem Cursor Mundi is a biblical verse account of the history of the world, offering a chronological overview of salvation history from Creation to Doomsday. Originating in northern England around the year 1300, the poem was frequently copied in the north before appearing in a southern version in substantially altered form. Although... more...

  • Stories Subversiveby Nellie McClung; Marilyn I. Davis

    University of Ottawa Press 1997; US$ 9.99

    First-wave feminist, activist, and social reformer, Nellie McClung ranked as one of the most popular Canadian authors and among the liveliest critics of Canada's male-dominated society. Well ahead of her time, McClung was known as a writer who dared to discuss taboo topics, and for her inimitable humour, which rivals that of Stephen Leacock. This... more...

  • Genealogica & Heraldicaby Auguste Vachon; Claire Boudreau; Daniel Cogné

    University of Ottawa Press 1998; US$ 16.99

    Proceedings of the 22nd International Congress of Genealogical and Heraldic Sciences in Ottawa from August 18 to 23, 1996. -- Actes du 22e congrès international des sciences généalogique et héraldique à Ottawa du 18 au 23 août 1996. more...

  • Roman Ingarden's Ontology and Aestheticsby Jeff Mitsecherling

    University of Ottawa Press 1997; US$ 14.99

    A leading Polish philosopher of the 20th century, Roman Ingarden is principally renowned in Western culture for his work in aesthetics and the theory of literature. Jeff Mitscherling demonstrates, in this extensive work, how Ingarden's thought constitutes a major contribution to the more fundamental fields of ontology and metaphysics. Unparalleled... more...