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  • Wisdom in Nonsense

    Wisdom in Nonsense

    Invaluable Lessons from My Father

    I broke all the rules that my dad gave me. It was he who had given me, in part, the confidence to think of my life as being worthy to mix with those of the geniuses. —Heather O’Neill With gene...

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  • My Conversations With Canadians

    My Conversations With Canadians

    My Conversations With Canadians is the book that "Canada150" needs.Harkening back to her first book tour at the age of 26 (for the autobiographical novel Bobbi Lee: Indian Rebel), and touching down...

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  • A Brief History of Oversharing

    A Brief History of Oversharing

    Musings from a “one-man flash mob” (Toronto Star) Comedian Shawn Hitchins explores his irreverent nature in this debut collection of essays. Hitchins doesn’t shy away from his failures or celebrat...

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  • Arrival

    Arrival

    In the mid-twentieth century, Canadian literature transformed from a largely ignored trickle of books into an enormous cultural phenomenon that produced Margaret Atwood, Alice Munro, Michael Ondaat...

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  • The Bush Garden

    The Bush Garden

    "Any publication by Northrop Frye is an important literary event; this one is of the highest importance to Canadian literature." — Globe and Mail Originally published by Anansi in 1971, The Bush G...

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  • Northrop Frye and Others

    Northrop Frye and Others

    Robert D. Denham poursuit, dans ce deuxième de trois volumes, son analyse poussée des grands penseurs, documents et traditions intellectuelles qui ont marqué la vision du théoricien et critique lit...

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  • Beyond "Understanding Canada"

    Beyond "Understanding Canada"

    The dismantling of “Understanding Canada”—an international program eliminated by Canada’s Conservative government in 2012—posed a tremendous potential setback for Canadianists. Yet Canadian writers...

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  • Gutenberg’s Fingerprint

    Gutenberg’s Fingerprint

    An intimate narrative exploring the past, present, and future of books Four seismic shifts have rocked human communication: the invention of writing, the alphabet, mechanical type and the printing...

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  • Shakespeare and Canada

    Shakespeare and Canada

    Shakespeare in Canada is the result of a collective desire to explore the role that Shakespeare has played in Canada over the past two hundred years, but also to comprehend the way our country’s cu...

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  • Shakespeare and Canada

    Shakespeare and Canada

    Remembrance of Ourselves

    Shakespeare in Canada is the result of a collective desire to explore the role that Shakespeare has played in Canada over the past two hundred years, but also to comprehend the way our country’s cu...

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  • Alice Munro’s Miraculous Art

    Alice Munro’s Miraculous Art

    Critical Essays

    Alice Munro’s Miraculous Art is a collection of sixteen original essays on Nobel laureate Alice Munro’s writings. The volume covers the entirety of Munro’s career, from the first stories she publis...

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  • Hard Knox

    Hard Knox

    In Hard Knox, seasoned columnist and consummate everyman Jack Knox offers up his uniquely hilarious views on Canadian life as seen from the western fringes of the country—in particular from the “Is...

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  • Ten Canadian Writers in Context

    Ten Canadian Writers in Context

    Ten years, ten authors, ten critics. The Canadian Literature Centre/Centre de littérature canadienne reaches into its ten-year archive of Brown Bag Lunch readings to sample some of the most diver...

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  • Where the Truth Lies

    Where the Truth Lies

    “The problem with writer longevity can be a complicating, even contradictory oeuvre. Hopefully.” Where the Truth Lies collects forty years of essays and speeches that award-winning author Rudy Wie...

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  • The Book of Letters I Didn't Know Where to Send

    The Book of Letters I Didn't Know Where to Send

    Steve Patterson's The Book of Letters I Didn't Know Where to Send is a collection of — wait for it — letters, written by award-winning stand-up comedian — you guessed it — Steve Patterson. The hos...

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  • Double-Voicing the Canadian Short Story

    Double-Voicing the Canadian Short Story

    Double-Voicing the Canadian Short Story is the first comparative study of eight internationally and nationally acclaimed writers of short fiction: Sandra Birdsell, Timothy Findley, Jack Hodgins, Th...

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  • Unsustainable Oil

    Unsustainable Oil

    "Sustainable development is, for government and industry at least, primarily a way of turning trees into lumber, tar into oil, and critique into consent; a way to defend the status quo of growth at...

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  • The God of Gods: A Canadian Play

    The God of Gods: A Canadian Play

    A Critical Edition

    Carroll Aikins’s play The God of Gods (1919) has been out of print since its first and only edition in 1927. This critical edition not only revives the work for readers and scholars alike, it also ...

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  • Daniel David Moses

    Daniel David Moses

    This collection is a compelling examination and discussion of the work of Indigenous writer Daniel David Moses. Including pieces by Indigenous and non-Indigenous authors, storytellers, playwrights,...

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  • From There: Some Thoughts on Poetry & Place

    From There: Some Thoughts on Poetry & Place

    In his 2015 Garnett Sedgewick lecture, award-winning poet and literary critic Stephen Burt discusses the relation of poetry to time, space and place. He examines the widespread and popular view of ...

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  • Reading Alice Munro, 1973-2013

    Reading Alice Munro, 1973-2013

    In Reading Alice Munro, 1973-2013, the world's leading Munro scholar offers a critical overview of Alice Munro and her writing spanning forty years. Beginning with a newly written overarching intro...

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  • A Love Story Between Heaven and the Sea
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    A Love Story Between Heaven and the Sea

    Once upon a time, up there, up there lived the prince of the Milky Way. A prince who liked to watch the beautiful blue planet until he became madly in love with the most beautiful star! His problem...

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  • Sharon Pollock

    Sharon Pollock

    As playwright, actor, director, teacher, mentor, theatre administrator, and critic, Sharon Pollock has played an integral role in the shaping of Canada's national theatre tradition, and she continu...

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  • Sheila Watson: Essays on Her Works

    Sheila Watson: Essays on Her Works

    Sheila Watson published the iconic novel, The Double Hook, in 1959 and influenced the writing styles of many Canadian authors who followed her, including: Robert Kroetsch, Michael Ondaatje, George ...

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  • Old Trout Funnies

    Old Trout Funnies

    Now iconic to Canadian, if not global culture, Cape Breton Island underwent a metamorphosis of sorts during the 1970s and 1980s. Long marginalized by geography, economics and predominant mainland p...

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  • "My Own Portrait in Writing"

    "My Own Portrait in Writing"

    In Grant’s earlier book, The Letters of Vincent van Gogh. A Critical Study (AU Press, 2014), he followed a practical-critical analysis of the letters that dealt with key patterns of metaphors and c...

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  • Personal Modernisms

    Personal Modernisms

    Gifford's invigorating work of metacriticism and literary history recovers the significance of the "lost generation" of writers of the 1930s and 1940s. He examines how the Personalism of anarcho-an...

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  • Best Australian Political Cartoons 2013

    Best Australian Political Cartoons 2013

    The year 2013 in politics as seen by Australia’s funniest and most perceptive political cartoonists is presented in this compendium. This witty collection includes the work of Dean Alston, Peter Br...

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  • Leak

    Leak

    Welcome to Kate Hargreaves' Leak, where the relationship between language and the body lives in the bumps and bruises that in turn become new ways of understanding the borders and leaks of our eve...

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  • Compulsive Acts

    Compulsive Acts

    Compulsive Acts explores the films, plays and personality of prolific playwright, novelist, filmmaker and poet Sky Gilbert through the eyes of a handful of the people who have observed his work clo...

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  • On Writing

    On Writing

    On Writing features missives from A. L. Kennedy's hugely popular Guardian blog. Readers and aspiring writers will have almost everything they need to know about the complexities of researching, wri...

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  • Eleven Canadian Novelists Interviewed by Graeme Gibson

    Eleven Canadian Novelists Interviewed by Graeme Gibson

    Originally published in 1970, Eleven Canadian Novelists Interviewed by Graeme Gibson is a collection of candid and wide-ranging interviews with Canadian writers, including Alice Munro, Mordecai Ric...

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  • The visitor
    Éditeur québécois

    The visitor

    Ousted from their beds by the sweltering heat, Pyro and Gluco decide to head down by the lakeside to sleep under the stars instead. But as Pyro snores the night away while Glucosina dreams of her p...

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  • The Letters of Vincent van Gogh

    The Letters of Vincent van Gogh

    When he died at the age of thirty-seven, Vincent van Gogh left a legacy of over two thousand artworks, for which he is now justly famous. But van Gogh was also a prodigious writer of letters—more t...

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