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  • André Malraux - An Age of Oppression (Le Temps du mepris)by Roberta A. E. Newnham

    Intellect 2003; US$ 10.00

    Aimed to coincide with the centenary of Malraux's birth, André Malraux: An Age of Oppression is the first translation/annotated edition of Le Temps de mépris in a comprehensive format. The story (with the emphasis upon the psychological trauma suffered by a German political prisoner of the Nazis in the early 1930s) marks a significant moment in Malraux's... more...

  • Ghosts of James Bayby John Wilson

    Dundurn 2009; US$ 8.99

    Fourteen-year-old Al, spending the summer near James Bay with his father, is startled to see a ship he recognizes as the Discovery , whose captain was the ill-fated Henry Hudson. more...

  • Dreamworkby Jonathan Locke Hart

    Athabasca University Press 2010; US$ 19.95

    Dreamwork is a poetic exploration of the then and there, here and now, of landscapes and inscapes over time. It is part of a poetry series on dream and its relation to actuality. The poems explore past, present, and future in different places from Canada through New Jersey, New York and New England to England and Europe, part of the speaker?s journey.... more...

  • Prahaby E.D. Blodgett; Marzia Paton; Robert Kessner

    Athabasca University Press 2011; US$ 19.95

    Prompted by renowned poet E.D. Blodgett's deep love for and intimate experience of Prague, Praha is a poetic homage to the legendary city's vital spirit. As they build on one another, the poems in the collection lift the reader over the threshold of purely mythic understanding and into the heart of one of Europe's loveliest... more...

  • Marian Engel's Notebooksby Christl Verduyn

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 48.95

    Marian Engel emerged as a writer during that period in Canada when nationalism increased and "new feminism" dawned. Although she is recognized as a distinguished woman of letters, she has not been widely studied; consequently we know relatively little about her and her craft. The material collected in Marian Engel's Notebooks: "Ah, mon cahier, écoute..."... more...

  • Martyrology Book 6 Booksby bp Nichol

    Coach House Books 1994; US$ 12.95

    'All of Nichol's work is stamped by his desire to create texts that are engaging in themselves as well as in context, and to use indirect structural and textual devices to carry meaning. In The Martyrology different ways of speaking testify to a journey through different ways of being. Language is both the poet?s instructor and, through its various... more...

  • Going Homeby Tim Lilburn

    House of Anansi Press 2011; US$ 18.95

    Tim Lilburn has long been recognized for his ability to explore issues of ecology from a variety of viewpoints ? philosophical, moral, ethical, even poetic. This new collection expands on his thoughts in surprising and enlightening ways, concentrating on how we relate (often uneasily) to our physical landscape in Canada and the United States. Going... more...

  • Essential Shit - Facts That Will Scare the Total Shit Out of You!by Cary McNeal

    F+W Media 2012; US$ 11.99

    Disturbing phenomena are everywhere we turn and this book is jam-packed with facts that will truly horrify you but undoubtedly entertain and educate at the same time. From the ugly truth about food and drink, to the human body exposed to the beastly tales of creatures that outnumber us - no subject is off limits. Did you know there is a sneaky fish... more...

  • Brave New Avant Gardeby Marc James Leger

    John Hunt Publishing 2012; US$ 16.99

    Brave New Avant Garde is a collection of essays that ask the questions: what is an adequate model of contemporary avant garde practice and what are its theoretical premises? With this it asks the related question, echoing Alain Badiou: must the avant garde hypothesis be abandoned? Brave New Avant Garde stands in opposition to postmodern... more...

  • The Reverend Edward Taylor’s Sacramental Meditations on the Song of Songsby Timothy Hessel-Robinson

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 159.95

    This text is the first to employ and semiotic theory, gender and sexuality studies to render a fresh reading of Taylor’s erotically charged devotion more...