Books in category Literary Collections – Canadian

  • Call of the Wild Heroines in Canadian Women s Wilderness Fiction

    Call of the Wild – Heroines in Canadian Women’s Wilderness Fiction
    Kirstine Steno

    The novels analyzed are Ethel Wilson’s Swamp Angel, Margaret Atwood’s Surfacing, and Marian Engel’s Bear which differ from each other regionally and chronologically, but share in their effort to break with patriarchal tradition.

  • The Meanderings of the Emily Chesley Reading Circle

    The Meanderings of the Emily Chesley Reading Circle
    Mark A. Rayner

    Following five years of exhaustive research, the Circle presents the first issue of its semi-annual Meanderings; this extraordinary collection contains an abridges excerpt from Emily's biography, Get Bent: Emily's Life of Speculation.

  • Early Voices

    Early Voices
    Mary Alice Downie

    This selection of writings by 29 women, known and unknown, professional and amateur, presents a unique portrait of Canada through time and space, from the 17th to the early 20th century, from the Maritimes to British Columbia and the Far …

  • Pulpy and Midge

    Pulpy and Midge
    Jessica Westhead

    And then Dan’s oversexed wife, Beatrice, takes a shine to Pulpy, and Dan starts to think Midge is one hot tamale. Soon, the receptionist is smitten with Pulpy, Midge can’t get rid of Dan and Beatrice, and Pulpy’s job is in jeopardy.

  • Self Titled

    Self-Titled
    Geoffrey Brown

    The novel splits into two parts; in 'First,' our slacker hero analyzes the minutiae of the relationship, trying to understand what he did, why it went wrong, and whether she'll come back.

  • The Drifts

    The Drifts
    Thom Vernon

    The Drifts is dexterously told, a cacophony of four affecting voices melding into one exquisite chord.

  • Human Bodies

    Human Bodies
    Marilyn Bowering

    From Anyone Can See I Love You, a gloss on the glamorous yet tragic life of Marilyn Monroe, to the launch of the Soviet satellite Sputnik II in Calling All the World and the battles of the Somme and Passchendaele Ridge in Grandfather Was A …

  • Baloney

    Baloney
    Maxime Bock

    "Bock's language crackles with the energy of a Québécois folk song, impassioned and celebratory but also melancholy and cheekily ironic." —The New Yorker, on Atavisms A young, floundering author meets Robert "Baloney" Lacerte, an older, …

  • The Grand River

    The Grand River
    Marianne Brandis

    Each of us lives in a watershed, and this is the story of our world. In the images and words of two artists, The Grand River explores the river’s history, beginning with its formation after the end of the last Ice Age.

  • The Collected Poems of Miriam Waddington A Critical Edition Volume 2

    The Collected Poems of Miriam Waddington: A Critical Edition, Volume 2
    Miriam Waddington

    This anthology brings together, for the first time, the complete published works of Jewish Canadian poet Miriam Waddington and features a rare selection of previously unpublished poems.

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