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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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  • 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 host...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • "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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  • Where the Nights Are Twice As Long

    Where the Nights Are Twice As Long

    Under the covers of Where the Nights Are Twice as Long: Love Letters of Canadian Poets, David Eso and Jeanette Lynes collect letters and epistolary poems from more than 120 Canadian poets, includin...

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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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  • 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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  • The visitor
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    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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  • The Science of Shakespeare

    The Science of Shakespeare

    William Shakespeare lived at a time when the medieval world — a world of magic, astrology, witchcraft, and superstition of all kinds — was just beginning to give way to more modern ways of thinking...

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  • A Family by Any Other Name

    A Family by Any Other Name

    Selected as a Finalist for the 27th Annual Lambda Literary Awards for Best LGBT Anthology and Winner of the Silver Medal for Gay / Lesbian / Bi / Trans Non-Fiction at the 2015 Independent Publisher...

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  • Dreaming of Elsewhere

    Dreaming of Elsewhere

    Home, for me, was not a birthright, but an invention.. It seems to me when we speak of home we are speaking of several things, often at once, muddled together into an uneasy stew. We say home and m...

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  • A Personal Calligraphy

    A Personal Calligraphy

    Winner, Newfoundland and Labrador Writers’ Association Prize for Non-Fiction Mary Pratt is famous throughout Canada for her luminous paintings and prints. Her 1995 exhibition, The Art of Mary Prat...

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  • Greening the Maple

    Greening the Maple

    Ecocriticism can be described in very general terms as the investigation of the many ways in which culture and the environment are interrelated and conceptualized. Ecocriticism aspires to understan...

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  • Undaunted

    Undaunted

    For over a quarter century, many readers have agreed with legendary publisher Jack McClelland, who said, “I have never before encountered a book journal as engaging as BC BookWorld.” But over sever...

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  • How to Expect What You're Not Expecting

    How to Expect What You're Not Expecting

    One size fits all does not apply to pregnancy and childbirth. Each one is different, unique, and comes with its share of pleasure and pain. But how does one prepare for an unexpected loss of a preg...

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  • Re-Writing Women into Canadian History
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    Re-Writing Women into Canadian History

    L’essai « Re-Writing Women into Canadian History: Margaret Atwood and Anne Hébert », met en parallèle les œuvres de deux importantes auteures canadiennes du 20e siècle. L’étude s’attarde plus préci...

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  • The Undiscovered Country

    The Undiscovered Country

    In this sequence of essays, Ian Angus engages with themes of identity, power, and the nation as they emerge in contemporary English Canadian philosophical thought, seeking to prepare the groundwork...

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  • Dear Sir, I Intend to Burn Your Book

    Dear Sir, I Intend to Burn Your Book

    Censorship and book burning are still present in our lives. Lawrence Hill shares his experiences of how ignorance and the fear of ideas led a group in the Netherlands to burn the cover of his widel...

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  • Dramatic Licence

    Dramatic Licence

    Translation is tricky business. The translator has to transform the foreign to the familiar while moving and pleasing his or her audience. Louise Ladouceur knows theatre from a multi-dimensional pe...

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  • Selves and Subjectivities

    Selves and Subjectivities

    Long a topic of intricate political and social debate, Canadian identity has come to be understood as fragmented, amorphous, and unstable, a multifaceted and contested space only tenuously linked t...

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  • Embedded on the Home Front

    Embedded on the Home Front

    Home front. It’s hard to separate that word from war. In the First and Second World Wars, the home front was a clear entity and location: if you weren’t on the frontlines, you were on the home fron...

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  • The Sasquatch at Home

    The Sasquatch at Home

    In March 2010 the Canadian Literature Centre hosted award-winning novelist and storyteller Eden Robinson at the 4th annual Henry Kreisel Lecture. Robinson shared an intimate look into the intricaci...

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  • Jane Austen & Company

    Jane Austen & Company

    Here we come to know Jane Austen by the company she keeps: her predecessors Fielding, Sterne, Lennox, and Burney, her contemporary Scott, and her successors Waugh and Amis—comic novelists all. And ...

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  • Caricature Cartoon Canada

    Caricature Cartoon Canada

    The idea for this collection came from a conversation I had with the great Russian cartoonist Oleg Dergachov, who now lives in Montreal. Oleg told me of a Moscow cartoonist who, on his deathbed, as...

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  • Conflict

    Conflict

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2013 OTTAWA BOOK AWARDSHORTLISTED FOR THE 2013 ARCHIBALD LAMPMAN AWARDSHORTLISTED FOR THE 2013 RELIT AWARDConflict interweaves ghosts, bad communication, the uncanny and the arc...

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  • repeater

    repeater

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2013 GERALD LAMPAND MEMORIAL AWARDrepeater is a poetic investigation into the coding, function, language, and structure of computer programming. Using the ASCII 8-bit binary cod...

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