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- McClelland & Stewart 2009; US$ 14.95
A beautiful new edition of the award-winning collection from Canada?s new Poet Laureate. Newfoundland-born poet John Steffler is one of this country?s most accomplished writers. Recently named Canada?s national poet, he is the author of The Grey Islands (poems) and the award-winning novel The Afterlife of George Cartwright , both of which have... more...
- McClelland & Stewart 2010; US$ 15.50
Melanie Siebert?s stunning debut collection travels remote northern rivers, as well as two of Canada?s most threatened rivers, the Athabasca and the North Saskatchewan. These rivers push the poems into a contemplation of loss and into the terrain of Alexander Mackenzie?s dreams, a busker?s broken-down street riffs, and the borderland wanderings of... 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$ 5.99
?The emotional range and depth of these stories, their clarity and deftness, is astonishing.? ? Alice Munro A finalist for the Governor General?s Awards, Vanishing and Other Stories is the stunning debut short story collection from Deborah Willis. Evocative and passionately written, Vanishing brilliantly explores emotional and... 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 Carey?s novels make up a fictional biography of Australia. The reading proposed here considers both key events in the life of the... 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...