Books in category Literary Collections – Canadian

  • Landscapes with Figures

    Landscapes with Figures
    Robert L. Root

    For others, it is about being?and knowing?home. This book is a collection of essays, memoirs, nature writing, and travel narratives that document the impact this sense of place has on writing.

  • Canadian Crusoes

    Canadian Crusoes
    Catherine Parr Strickland Traill

    This absorbing story about three children of Scottish and French origin who become lost on the Rice Lake Plains in the late eighteenth century provides the author with an opportunity to contemplate important themes of Canadian literature …

  • Northrop Frye s Writings on Education Volume 7

    Northrop Frye’s Writings on Education, Volume 7
    Northrop Frye, Goldwin Sylvester French, Jean O’Grady

    This volume brings together 95 different pieces on education by Frye and touching on a range of subjects including teaching (from kindergarten to university), literary studies, the nature of the university, student radicalism, and …

  • Autobiography of Childhood

    Autobiography of Childhood
    Sina Queyras

    Acclaimed poet's debut novel explores loss and the legacy of childhood grief, as five siblings prepare for one sister's death.

  • Hugh Garner s Best Stories

    Hugh Garner’s Best Stories
    Hugh Garner

    Social justice is at the core of these award-winning stories exploring the Great Depression, the Spanish Civil War, World War II, the Civil Rights movement, feminism, racism, disenfranchisement, and mistreatment.

  • 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.

  • Carrying the Shadow

    Carrying the Shadow
    Patrick Friesen

    For anyone who has urged another title in the canon of Friesen's award-winning work, here is a collection worthy of accolade. Death has no dominion, but poetry has dominion over all.

  • Phantom Limb

    Phantom Limb
    Theresa Kishkan

    Resonating throughout this collection, especially when describing the natural world, is a rich lyricism and a distinctive visceral imagery.

  • The Drifts

    The Drifts
    Thom Vernon

    Four stories violently mapping in the winter snow the ways that memory, gender, and history carve themselves upon our bodies.

  • Varieties of Exile

    Varieties of Exile
    Mavis Gallant

    Mavis Gallant is the modern master of what Henry James called the international story, the fine-grained evocation of the quandaries of people who must make their way in the world without any place to call their own.

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