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  • 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...

  • 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$ 9.99

    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...

  • Charlotte's Vowby Marion Woodson

    Dundurn 2006; US$ 7.99

    In 1912, 15-year-old Charlotte takes a job in a Vancouver Island dynamite factory, braving her mothers disapproval for the chance to bring in some extra cash. more...

  • The Gambler's Daughterby Shirlee Smith-Matheson

    Dundurn 2009; US$ 8.99

    On the run from the authorities in early 1940s British Columbia, Loretta and her brother travel with their gambling stepfather as he strikes out in search of a good poker game. more...

  • Wild Wordsby Donna Coates; George Melnyk

    Athabasca University Press 2009; US$ 34.95

    As the first collection of literary criticism focusing on Alberta writers, Wild Words establishes a basis for identifying Alberta fiction, poetry, drama, and nonfiction as valid subjects of study in their own right. By critically situating and assessing specific Alberta authors according to genre, this volume continues the work begun with Melnyk's... more...

  • Nightwood Theatreby Shelley Scott

    Athabasca University Press 2010; US$ 39.95

    Nightwood Theatre is the longest-running and most influential feminist theatre company in Canada. Since 1979, the company has produced works by Canadian women, providing new opportunities for women theatre artists. It has also been the ?home company? for some of the biggest names in Canadian theatre, such as Ann-Marie MacDonald.In Nightwood Theatre,... more...

  • The dust of just beginningby Don Kerr

    Athabasca University Press 2010; US$ 16.95

    Don Kerr knows prairie culture better than most?he knows it from the inside out. He has made us aware of ourselves through his numerous volumes of poetry, his fiction, his many plays, his histories, and his interest in heritage. In this mature, accomplished collection, we can once again admire his unique prairie voice?minimalist, self-effacing, direct... more...