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- 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...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1992; US$ 26.25
La traduction est vraiment l'outil indispensable du monde moderne et de la modernité. Mais on sait qu'elle demande du temps, beaucoup de temps, trop de temps parfois! Il s'agit alors de rationaliser le travail indispensable du traducteur, de créer un environnement qui lui permette de mieux faire face à sa tâche d'être... more...
- McClelland & Stewart 2010; US$ 12.95
The film adaptation of Margaret Laurence's The Stone Angel , starring acclaimed actresses Ellen Burstyn and Ellen Page, and introducing Christine Horne, opens in theatres May 9, 2008. This special fortieth-anniversary edition of Margaret Laurence?s most celebrated novel will introduce readers again to one of the most memorable characters in Canadian... more...
- Penguin Group US 2010; US$ 7.99
At the Pennyfoot Hotel, Cecily Sinclair Baxter and her staff are hustling and bustling more than ever. Cecily's dear friend Madeline arrives with her new baby and adds a kissing bough to the holiday decorations. But after a footman and a new maid are seen kissing under the bough and turn up dead, the staff is convinced a serial killer is spending... more...
- Athabasca University Press 2008; US$ 19.95
Blodgett wrote his poems for a small park in English and some in French, but was able to have some of them translated into Cree, Michif, Chinese, and Ukrainian. This reflects Edmonton?s unique multicultural ambience and the roles of diverse cultures in the making of the city. The powerful images and thoughtful metaphors in these short lyrics show readers... more...
- Random House of Canada 2011; US$ 11.99
Tim Wynveen, winner of the Commonwealth Writers Best First Book prize, has outdone himself with his new novel, masterfully weaving themes of creativity, memory, time, loss and reconnection into the fragmented lives of the Owen family Ten years after their parents die in a car accident, Cyrus, Isabel and Hank Owen are still trying to put their lives... more...
- University of Ottawa Press 1999; US$ 11.99
Canadian critics and scholars, along with a growing number from around the world, have long recognized the achievements of Canadian short story writers. However, these critics have tended to view the Canadian short story as a historically recent phenomenon. This reappraisal corrects this mistaken view by exploring the literary and cultural antecedents... more...
- Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 2000; US$ 9.99
Très rapidement, Anne Hébert trouve sa voie, singulière entre toutes celles de notre littérature : le matérialisme. Entendons par là que, récusant l?enseignement religieux, c?est dans les profondeurs du moi que l?auteure cherche la vérité de l?être ; et la plongée en soi révèle essentiellement, comme le disait Freud, le jeu des pulsions. Pulsions... more...