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  • The Illustrated Garden of the Mindby Mark F.T. Johnson; Diane Kuenzli

    Hillcrest Media Group, Inc. 2011; US$ 3.99

    In a poetic tour de force of ideal realism, the mysticism of the east and the pioneering spirit of the west meet in a timeless unified vision. With a broad scope of ideas touching on some of the most intriguing concepts of the day, the book is a wonderful visual, emotional and cerebral experience.Illustrated with beautiful paintings that reflect the... more...

  • Ghost Moonby John Wilson

    Orca Book Publishers 2011; US$ 11.99

    In the late 1870s, young Jim Doolen travels to New Mexico, where he befriends Bill Bonney and ends up in the middle of the Lincoln County War. more...

  • Leave of Absenceby Lucia Frangione

    Talonbooks 2013; US$ 17.95

    A fourteen-year-old Catholic high school student experiences increasingly erotic feelings towards her best friend. more...

  • Critics at Workby Jeffrey J. Williams

    NYU Press 2004; US$ 22.95

    Interviews with leading cultural critics including: K. Anthony Appiah, Lauren Berlant, Cathy Davidson, Morris Dickstein, Stanley Fish, Barbara Foley, Nancy Fraser, Gerald Graff, Alice Kaplan, E. Ann Kaplan, Robin Kelley, Paul Lauter, Louis Menand, Richard Ohmann, Andrew Ross, Eve Sedgwick, Jane Tompkins, Marianna Torgovnick, and Alan Wald. more...

  • A History of American Literatureby Richard Gray

    Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2003; US$ 82.95

    This history of American literature from pre-Columbian times to the present is written in an informed but accessible style by one of the leading authorities in the field. more...

  • Edward Taylor - American Writers 52by Donald E. Stanford

    University of Minnesota Press 1966; US$ 36.00

    Edward Taylor - American Writers 52 was first published in 1965. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. more...

  • American Literary Criticism Since the 1930sby Vincent B. Leitch

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 37.95

    American Literary Criticism Since the 1930s fully updates Vincent B. Leitch?s classic book, American Literary Criticism from the 30s to the 80s following the development of the American academy right up to the present day. Updated throughout and with a brand new chapter, this second edition: provides a critical history of American literary... more...

  • The Right to Writeby Kathrynn Seidler Engberg

    UPA 2009; US$ 27.99

    This book examines how the early American poets Anne Bradstreet and Phillis Wheatley gained agency within a traditionally patriarchal field of literary production during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. This study provides new conceptions of early American women's writing that are valuable to feminist inquiry. more...

  • Still Complainingby Jim Foster

    Dundurn 2001; US$ 19.99

    Another collection of columns by popular humourist Jim Foster. more...

  • A Miracle for Maggieby Stephen Eaton Hume

    Dundurn 2000; US$ 4.99

    In the 1920s, Maggie is diagnosed with diabetes. Meanwhile, in Toronto, Frederick Banting and others work to perfect insulin. Will they succeed in time to save Maggie? more...