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  • Opereren in de werkelijkheidby Patricia Pisters

    Amsterdam University Press 2005; US$ 10.50

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  • Mordecaiby Charles Foran

    Knopf Canada 2010; US$ 21.95

    Foran's book is IT: the definitive, detailed, intimate portrait of Mordecai Richler, the lion of Canadian literature, and the turbulent, changing times that nurtured him. It is also an extraordinary love story that lasted half a century. The first major biography with access to family letters and archives. Mordecai Richler was an outsized and outrageous... more...

  • Le mal-néby Pierre Chatillon

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2004; US$ 18.75

    Pour redécouvrir la poésie québécoise à travers l'imaginaire de seize poètes québécois, leur époque et leurs valeurs. Un livre au caractère éminemment accessible pour les étudiants du collégial et de l'université. more...

  • Robertson Daviesby Camille La Bossière; Linda M. Morra

    University of Ottawa Press 2001; US$ 10.99

    This collection of essays on the writing of Robertson Davies addresses the basic problems in reading his work by looking at the topics of doubling, disguise, irony, paradox, and dwelling in "gaps" or spaces "in between." The essays present new insights on a broad range of topics in Davies' oeuvre and represent one of the first major discussions devoted... more...

  • The Ethel Wilson Symposiumby Lorraine McMullen

    University of Ottawa Press 1982; US$ 9.99

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  • Projections of Paradise.by Geetha Ganapathy-Doré

    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. Projections... more...

  • Age of Arousalby Linda Griffiths

    Coach House Books 2004; US$ 12.99

    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...

  • Hello helloby Karen Hines

    Coach House Books 2002; US$ 13.99

    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...

  • The Pochsy Playsby Karen Hines

    Coach House Books 2000; US$ 13.99

    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...

  • pppeeeaaaccceeeby Darren O'Donnell

    Coach House Books 1999; US$ 13.99

    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 and... more...