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  • The Judge Dee Novels of R.H. van Gulikby J. K. Van Dover

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 40.00

    From 1949 to 1968 author Robert van Gulick wrote 15 novels, two novellas and eight short stories featuring Judge Dee, a Chinese magistrate and detective from the Tang dynasty. In addition to providing the setting for riveting mysteries, Dee's world highlighted aspects of traditional Chinese culture through his personal relationships with his wives,... more...

  • Private and Fictional Words: Canadian Women Novelists of the 1970s and 1980sby Coral Ann Howells

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    First published in 1987, this is an introductory study of the most widely read Canadian women novelists of the 1970s and 1980s. At its centre lies the question of how the search for a distinctive cultural identity relates to the need for a national cultural identity in the post-colonial era. Coral Ann Howells argues that Canadian women?s fiction throughout... more...

  • Literature and the Glocal City: An Exploration of the Canadian Imaginaryby Ana María Fraile-Marcos

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    The modern city is a space that can simultaneously represent the principles of its homeland alongside its own unique blend of the cultures that intermingle within its city limits. This book makes an intervention in Canadian literary criticism by foregrounding both ?globalism,? which is increasingly perceived as the state-of-the-art literary paradigm,... more...

  • Literary Sociability in Early Modern Englandby Paul Trolander

    University of Delaware 2014; US$ 84.99

    Using the letter as its main evidence, Literary Sociability in Early Modern England: The Epistolary Record examines early-modern English literary networks, especially during the period 1620 to 1720, finding that author manuscripts were increasingly understood as seedbeds of knowledge production and humanistic creativity and therefore as natural... more...

  • Women's Epistolary Utteranceby Graham T. Williams

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 143.00

    Located at the intersection of historical pragmatics, letters and manuscript studies, this book offers a multi-dimensional analysis of the letters of Joan and Maria Thynne, 1575-1611. It investigates multiple ways in which socio-culturally and socio-familially contextualized reading of particular collections may increase our understanding of early... more...

  • Women of Letters, Manuscript Circulation, and Print Afterlives in the Eighteenth Centuryby Melanie Bigold

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00

    Using unpublished manuscript writings, this book reinterprets material, social, literary, philosophical and religious contexts of women's letter-writing in the long 18th century. It shows how letter-writing functions as a form of literary manuscript exchange and argues for manuscript circulation as a method of engaging with the republic of letters.... more...

  • Survivalby Margaret Atwood

    House of Anansi Press 2012; US$ 14.95

    When first published in 1972, Survival was considered the most startling book ever written about Canadian literature. Since then, it has continued to be read and taught, and it continues to shape the way Canadians look at themselves. Distinguished, provocative, and written in effervescent, compulsively readable prose, Survival is simultaneously... more...

  • L?Encyclopédia éroticaby Hans-Jürgen Döpp

    Parkstone International 2012; US$ 9.95

    En ce début de millénaire, il nous a semblé intéressant de publier ce volumineux ouvrage sur l?histoire de l?érotisme. Curieuse époque que la nôtre ! Malgré une liberté toujours plus grande, les mots comme les images sont devenus formatés. Le « politiquement correct » s?est installé comme un credo, et les images redeviennent des icônes, particulièrement celles... more...

  • The Routledge Concise History of Canadian Literatureby Richard J. Lane

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 33.95

    The Routledge Concise History of Canadian Literature introduces the fiction, poetry and drama of Canada in its historical, political and cultural contexts. In this clear and structured volume, Richard Lane outlines: the history of Canadian literature from colonial times to the present key texts for Canadian First Peoples and the... more...

  • Second Wordsby Margaret Atwood

    House of Anansi Press 2011; US$ 18.95

    The fifty essays in Second Words span the period from 1962 to 1980 and reveal Margaret Atwood's views on feminism, Canadian literature, the creative process, nationalism, sexism, as well as critical commentary on such writers as Erica Jong, E. L. Doctorow, Northrop Frye, Roch Carrier, Marie-Claire Blais, Marge Piercy, Adrienne Rich, Sylvia Plath,... more...