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  • The Studhorse Man

    The Studhorse Man
    av Robert Kroetsch

    Danskt band - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888644251

    Hazard Lepage, the last of the studhorse men, sets out to breed his rare blue stallion, Poseidon. A lusty trickster and a wayward knight, Hazard's outrageous adventures are narrated by Demeter Proudfoot, his secret rival, who writes this story while…

  • Margaret Laurence's Epic Imagination

    Margaret Laurence's Epic Imagination
    av Paul Comeau

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888644510

    Margaret Laurence instinctively turned to the epic mode to create archetypal narratives of loss, exile, and redemption. Drawing on the Bible, Dante, and Milton, Laurence absorbed the epic structure and populated it with the Manawaka world of Hagar S…

  • Apostrophes II

    Apostrophes II
    av E.D. Blodgett

    Danskt band - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888643049

    Here, in the second volume of a series, E.D. Blodgett extends the meditations of Apostrophes: woman at a piano, which won the Governor General's award for poetry in 1996. An astonishing hybrid of Symboliste vision and Elizabethan form, through you I…

  • Memory'S Daughter

    Memory'S Daughter
    av Alice Major

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888645395

    This is a daughter's poetic homage to her parents, both elegy and celebration, that explores the transformations wrought by history, biology, and the alchemy of love. In Greek myth, the daughters of Memory were the Muses. Alice Major listens careful…

  • The Literary History of Alberta Volume One

    The Literary History of Alberta Volume One
    av George Melnyk

    Danskt band - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888642967

    This long-awaited, landmark volume chronicles Alberta writing: the writers, their works, and their vigorous and changing landscape. A must for anyone interested in the cultural history of western Canada.

  • Boundaries, and Other Fictions

    Boundaries, and Other Fictions
    av Robert Rawdon Wilson

    Danskt band - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888643223

    Boundaries, and Other Fictions is a collection of smart, sophisticated stories that test the limits of genre and form. Wilson spans the fictional distance from the fantastic to the utterly personal, exploring the individuality of human response and…

  • Continuations

    Continuations
    av Douglas Barbour

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888644633

    "The strength of this book is in its quick-change artistry, the sensation of flux that is continuous, and capable at any moment of erupting into epiphany or surprise." Roo Borson Across great distances and a panorama shaped by words, poets Douglas B…

  • The Literary History of Alberta Volume Two

    The Literary History of Alberta Volume Two
    av George Melnyk

    Övrigt - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888643254

    In this, the companion to the landmark volume The Literary History of Alberta, Volume One: From Writing-on-Stone to WorldWar Two, George Melnyk examines Alberta literature in the second half of the twentieth century. At last, Melnyk argues, Alberta…

  • Leaving Shadows

    Leaving Shadows
    av Lisa Grekul

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888644527

    "On our way home, we stopped in Vegreville for one last look at the Pysanka-and, posing in front of it while my dad pulled out his camera, I wanted to cry. Are we doomed? Click. Is this all we are? Click. How do we drag ourselves out from under the…

  • The Hydra's Tale

    The Hydra's Tale
    av Robert Rawdon Wilson

    Danskt band - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888643681

    The Hydra's Tale: Imagining Disgust by Robert Rawdon Wilson (Professor Emeritus, Department of English, University of Alberta) is an informed and informative psychological and philosophical study of the experience of disgust: its origin, effect on h…

  • Bloody Jack

    Bloody Jack
    av Dennis Cooley

    Danskt band - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888643919

    You are about to read a book like no other. Bloody Jack is a collection about the making and unmaking of story, of poetry and of history. Based loosely on the life of John Krafchenko, a notorious Manitoban outlaw, the poems of Bloody Jack turn fact…

  • The Occupied World

    The Occupied World
    av Alice Major

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888644695

    In ancient Roman times rituals were performed to sanctify the ground on which new cities were founded. With this invocation, space could then be occupied. In her brilliant new collection, Alice Major's poems concern themselves with human occupation:…

  • The Office Tower Tales

    The Office Tower Tales
    av Alice Major

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888645029

    In this ambitious long poem, Alice Major exemplifies the redemptive force of story. Through the light-hearted interplay of such literary touchstones as Chaucer, The Thousand and One Nights, and Greek myth, readers meet receptionist Aphrodite, Sheher…

  • Recurring Fictions

    Recurring Fictions
    av Wendy McGrath

    Danskt band - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888643896

    "Pick any place you like. Go ahead pick a place and I will long for it to be home." This poetic novel, by turns playful and poignant, follows a family across a continent, through generations, around a city, and into language to find the place that i…

  • Rudy Wiebe: Collected Stories, 1955?2010

    Rudy Wiebe: Collected Stories, 1955?2010
    av Rudy Wiebe

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888645401

    For more than fifty years, Canadian literary legend Rudy Wiebe has been defining and refining prairie literature through his oeuvre of world-renowned novels, histories, essays, and short stories. He has introduced generations of readers far and wide…

  • The Well

    The Well
    av Sinclair Ross

    Danskt band - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888643599

    A petty criminal eludes capture by becoming a hired man on a prairie farm, only to discover deception and betrayal. Introduction by Kristjana Gunnars.

  • Gabriel Dumont in Paris

    Gabriel Dumont in Paris
    av Jordan Zinovich

    Danskt band - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888643216

    The troubles of 1885 are a topic of enduring fascination. This is a fictional retelling of the events leading up to the Northwest Rebellion, focussing on the thoughts and actions of Metis leader Gabriel Dumont. Jordan Zinovich reconstructs the man f…

  • Whir of Gold

    Whir of Gold
    av Sinclair Ross

    Danskt band - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888643551

    Sonny, an aspiring musician, and Mad, a young woman down on her luck, struggle to survive in the mean streets of Montreal. Introduction by Nat Hardy.

  • Apostrophes vi

    Apostrophes vi
    av E.D. Blodgett

    Danskt band - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888644206

    E.D. Blodgett, winner of the Governor General's Award for Poetry, returns to Apostrophes with a music passing through his eyes. His latest collection, open the grass, brings glimpses into eternity, visions of a translucent muse trickling through fin…

  • Elegy

    Elegy
    av E.D. Blodgett

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888644503

    A lament in light. A breath-taking memorial. Poetry and photography that compose the landscapes of remembrance. Once I saw your breath suspended in the air then I understood how fire could be white when I exhaled my breath followed yours into the sk…

  • Apostrophes VII

    Apostrophes VII
    av E.D. Blodgett

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888645548

    Apostrophe 1. Rhet. A figure of speech, by which a speaker or writer suddenly stops in his discourse, and turns to address pointedly some person or thing, either present or absent; an exclamatory address. (OED) Renowned poet E.D. Blodgett extends hi…

  • Poets Talk

    Poets Talk
    av Pauline Butling

    Danskt band - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888644312

    Seven poets of diverse region, gender, sexual orientation, race, and generation. Seven poets linked by experiment and opposition. Robert Kroetsch discusses postmodernism's history, Fred Wah talks about ethnic hybridity, and Dionne Brand muses on pos…

  • Feasting on Misfortune

    Feasting on Misfortune
    av David Jones

    Danskt band - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888643018

    The fledgling province of Alberta was neck-deep in trouble. The settlement of the Peace River country reached dangerously too far, the southeastern dry belt disintegrated in drought, colliers agonized over life and limb, and men of the cloth were st…

  • Reading Writers Reading

    Reading Writers Reading

    Övrigt - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888644596

    "I am a writer because I was a reader first." Alison Gordon. "Nobody has ever written who never read." Mavis Gallant. ".reading is a connection, at once a way and a goal, a liberating destiny." Robert Kroetsch. Over 160 Canadian writers, in English…

  • The Words of My Roaring

    The Words of My Roaring
    av Robert Kroetsch

    Danskt band - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888643490

    I was electioneering. By God, people were listening. People were looking my way. And some joker with his arse beginning to ache from sitting too long on a nail had to clear his throat and chip in, "Backstrom, what have you got to offer?" I looked at…

  • The Hornbooks of Rita K

    The Hornbooks of Rita K
    av Robert Kroetsch

    Danskt band - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888643728

    The Hornbooks of Rita K, Robert Kroetsch's first volume of new poetry in more than a decade, is a brilliant collection of mysterious fragments. Where has Rita gone and who is reconstructing her oeuvre? Written with wit and playfulness, Hornbooks is…

  • Apostrophes Iv

    Apostrophes Iv
    av E.D. Blodgett

    Danskt band - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888643520

    Governor-General's award-winning poet E.D. Blodgett continues his series of meditations on love, living, and loss. This intelligent collection offers more of Blodgett's lush imagery and deep questioning within the apostrophe form. A lovely offering…

  • A Map of the Island

    A Map of the Island
    av Nigel Darbasie

    Danskt band - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888643711

    A Map of the Island is an extended poetic meditation upon a boy's youth in Trinidad. In these verses we hear the cadences of the West Indies spoken from the distance of the Canadian prairies.

  • Phantom Lake

    Phantom Lake
    av Birk Sproxton

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888644428

    Phantom Lake explores the stories, legends, and tall tales that make up "Flin Flon," a real imaginary place perched on rocky outcrops and lakes of the Canadian Shield. Birk Sproxton traverses the high latitudes of Manitoba and Saskatchewan in a ques…