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Why Good Lawyers Matter.

By: BLAIKIE, David L., Thomas A. CROMWELL, and Darrel PINK, eds. CLARKE, George Elliott, foreword).

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Irwin Law, Toronto, 2012, ISBN:9781552212233:

Seller ID: 106351


BLAIKIE, David L., Thomas A. CROMWELL, and Darrel PINK, (eds.). Why Good Lawyers Matter. Edited by David Blaikie (Dalhousie University), The Honourable Mr. Justice Thomas A. Cromwell (Supreme Court of Canada), and Darrel Pink(Nova Scotia Barristers' Society. [Foreword by George Elliott Clarke]. (To ronto): Irwin Law, Inc., (2012). First Printing. Pp. (4),v-xiv,(2),3-214. 8vo, illustrated green card covers with white and yellow lettering to front cover and spine. Contents: I: What Is A Lawyer?: 1. Daphne Dumont's "'Better... or Worse?': The Satisfaction and Frustrations of the Lawyer-Client... View more info

Windhorse : Reader : Choice Poems of '94. Second Edition

By: Canadian Poetry) BARTLETT, Brian CLARKE, George Elliott DWYER, Deirdre

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Samurai Press, Yarmouth, NS, 1994,:

Seller ID: 47135


(Canadian Poetry). Windhorse : Reader : Choice Poems of '94. (Yarmouth, NS : Samurai Press), [1994]. Second Edition. Pp. 45. 12mo, white printed card covers. A selection of 26 poems by various Canadian authors, including NovaScotian writers Brian Bartlett and Deirdre Dwyer. Very good. 15.00 View more info

Pottersfield Portfolio - Volume 6 : Fiction and Poetry from Atlantic Canada1984-85

By: CHOYCE, Lesley (ed.). CLARKE, George Elliott CHUBBS, Boyd SHERMAN, Joseph

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pottersfield Press, Porter's Lake, N.S., 1984, ISBN:091001216:

Seller ID: 85403


CHOYCE, Lesley (ed.). The Pottersfield Portfolio – Volume 6 : Fiction and Poetry from Atlantic Canada 1984-85. Porter's Lake, N.S.: Pottersfield Press, 1984. Pp [1]-52. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated white stapled card covers. Includes work by Daniel Petrie, Silver Donald Cameron, BoydChubbs, Roger Moore, Jeff Dorah, John C. Stockdale, J.J. Steinfeld, Richar d Lemm, Greg Kearsey, Ken J. Harvey, Sue Smith, Beth Munroe Hill, Tom Begin, Christopher Heide, Patricia McKenzie-Porter, Charles Bruce, Gregory Betts, Anna Boggild, Phil Thompson, Bernell MacDonald, Joseph Sherman, Michael... View more info

Africadian History : An Exhibition Catalogue. Limited Edition

By: CLARKE, George Elliott

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Gaspereau Press, Wolfville, 2001, ISBN:1894031520:

Seller ID: 48156


CLARKE, George Elliott. Africadian History : An Exhibition Catalogue. (Wolfville, Nova Scotia) : Gaspereau Press, MMI [2001]. First Edition. Pp (4),5-15,(1). Slim 8vo, grey card covers. No. 5 in The Devil's Whim Occasional Chapbook Series. Limited to 400 numbered copies, this No. 326. George Elliott Clarke, OC ONS (b. February 12, 1960, Windsor, Nova Scotia) a Canadian poet, novelist and playwright, currently serving as the Canadian Parliamentary Poet Laureate. Includes three poems : "Africadian History: An Exhibition Catalogue"; "Negro ... View more info

Odysseys Home : Mapping African-Canadian Literature

By: CLARKE, George Elliott

Price: $25.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 2002, ISBN:0802043793:

Seller ID: 48470


CLARKE, George Elliott. Odysseys Home : Mapping African-Canadian Literature. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, (2002). Pp. 491. Large 8vo, red ill. card covers. "Odysseys Home: Mapping African-Canadian Literature is a pioneering study of African-Canadian literary creativity, laying the groundwork for future scholarly work in the field. Based on extensive excavations ofarchives and texts, this challenging passage through twelve essays present s a history of the literature and examines its debt to, and synthesis with,oral cultures. George Elliott Clarke identifies African-Canadian litera... View more info

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Saltwater Spirituals and Deeper Blues. 1st pr.

By: CLARKE, George Elliott

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Pottersfield Press, Porters Lake, 1983,:

Seller ID: 34299


CLARKE, George Elliott. Saltwater Spirituals and Deeper Blues. (Porters Lake) : Pottersfield Press, 1983. First Printing. Pp [1]-96. Illustrated. 8vo,trade paperback. Author's first book. A book of poems. Lightly rubbed, els e very good to fine. 60.00 View more info

Beatrice Chancy. proof.

By: CLARKE, George Elliott

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Polestar Books, Victoria, BC, 1999,:

Seller ID: 65812


CLARKE, George Elliott. Beatrice Chancy. Victoria, BC : Polestar Books, (1999). Pp. 1-158. 4to, illustrated comb-bound white card covers with mylar front. George Elliott Clarke, OC ONS (b. February 12, 1960, Windsor, Nova Scotia) a Canadian poet, novelist and playwright, currently serving as the Canadian Parliamentary Poet Laureate. A facsimile edition of the Nova Scotian author's play. With brochure for the opera of the same name laid in at front. Very good. 40.00 View more info

Saltwater Spirituals and Deeper Blues. 1st pr.

By: CLARKE, George Elliott

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Pottersfield Press, Porters Lake, 1983,:

Seller ID: 62458


CLARKE, George Elliott. Saltwater Spirituals and Deeper Blues. (Porters Lake) : Pottersfield Press, 1983. First Printing. Pp [1]-96. Illustrated. 8vo,trade paperback. Author's first book. A book of poems. Edgeworn, cover cre ases, else vg. 40.00 View more info

Execution Poems : The Black Acadian Tragedy of "George and Rue". Sixth Printing

By: CLARKE, George Elliott

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Gaspereau Press, Wolfville, NS, 2001, ISBN:1894031482:

Seller ID: 67776


CLARKE, George Elliott. Execution Poems : The Black Acadian Tragedy of "George and Rue". (Wolfville, NS) : Gaspereau Press, 2001. Sixth Printing. Pp. (4),5-44,(4). 8vo, black card covers, vertical printed wrapper to rear cover. "In July 1949, George and Rufus Hamilton were hanged for the murder of aFredericton, New Brunswick, taxi drier. These poems, written by their cous in, reimagine their story, reminding us of racism, poverty, and their brutal, tragic results." - from the rear wraparound band. Gift inscription inkedto half-title, else very good. NOTE: Due to its small size,... View more info

Beatrice Chancy. First Edition, Paperback.

By: CLARKE, George Elliott

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Polestar Book Publishers, Victoria, B.C., 1999, ISBN:1896095941:

Seller ID: 32391


CLARKE, George Elliott. Beatrice Chancy. (Victoria, B.C.) : Polestar Book Publishers, (1999). First Printing. Pp [1]-157,(3). 8vo, trade paperback. George Elliott Clarke, OC ONS (b. February 12, 1960, Windsor, Nova Scotia) a Canadian poet, novelist and playwright, currently serving as the Canadian Parliamentary Poet Laureate. "'Beatrice Chancy' is set in the Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia in the year 1801. Beatrice is the daughter of a black slave woman who was raped by her white master. Raised in the master's household, Beatrice is beautiful, clever, kind and cultured -- her father's pri... View more info

I & I. 1st pr.

By: CLARKE, George Elliott

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Goose Lane Editions, Fredericton, NB, 2009, ISBN:9780864925138:

Seller ID: 93199


CLARKE, George Elliott. I & I . (Fredericton, NB): Goose Lane Editions, (2009). First Printing. Pp. (10),11-237,(3). 8vo, illustrated black card covers. "This verse novel [by the prolific Windsor-born author] smoulders with forbidden lust and blazes with brutality. With his trademark artistry, Clarke fearlessly ignites the grotesque and repugnant." - from the rear cover. Very good. 12.50 View more info

Whylah Falls. First Edition, Paperback.

By: CLARKE, George Elliott

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Polestar Book Publishers, Winlaw, BC, 1990, ISBN:0919591574:

Seller ID: 6144


CLARKE, George Elliott. Whylah Falls. (Winlaw, B.C.) : Polestar Book Publishers, (1990). First Printing. Pp (8),[9]-159,(1). 8vo, red trade paperback.A book of poems. Vg. 12.00 View more info

George & Rue: A Novel. First American Edition in dustjacket.

By: CLARKE, George Elliott

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Carroll & Graf, New York, 2005, ISBN:0786716207:

Seller ID: 96781


CLARKE, George Elliott. George & Rue : A Novel. New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, (2005). First American Printing. Pp. (10),xi-xii,(),5-223,(5). 8vo, tan paper covered boards with black paper covered spine, gilt lettering to spine. "The facts are clear. It was, by all accounts, a 'slug-ugly' crime: in 1949, George and Rufus Hamilton, in a robbery gone wrong, drunkenly bludgeoned a white taxi driver to death with a hammer. It was 1949, and the two siblings, part black and part Mi'kmaq Indian, were hanged for the killing. Both repelled and intrigued by his ancestral cousins' deeds, which ... View more info

Execution Poems : The Black Acadian Tragedy of George and Rue. Third Printing, Signed.

By: CLARKE, George Elliott

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Gaspereau Press, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, 2001, ISBN:1894031482:

Seller ID: 114372


CLARKE, George Elliott. Execution Poems : The Black Acadian Tragedy of "George and Rue". (Wolfville, Nova Scotia): Gaspereau Press, 2001. Third Printing. Pp. (6),7-44,(4). 8vo, black card covers, pressed lettering to front cover, blank spine, paper wraparound band to rear cover, French flaps. GeorgeElliott Clarke, OC ONS (b. February 12, 1960, Windsor, Nova Scotia) a Cana dian poet, novelist and playwright, currently serving as the Canadian Parliamentary Poet Laureate. Winner of the 2001 Governor General's Award for English-language poetry. "In July 1949, George and Rufus Hamilton ... View more info

Lush Dreams, Blue Exile : Fugitive Poems 1978-1993. First Edition

By: CLARKE, George Elliott

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Pottersfield Press, Lawrencetown Beach, NS, 1994, ISBN:0919001831:

Seller ID: 48174


CLARKE, George Elliott. Lush Dreams, Blue Exile : Fugitive Poems 1978-1993.Lawrencetown Beach, Nova Scotia: Pottersfield Press, 1994. First Edition. Pp (8),9-95,(1). With 15 b&w photos in the text. 8vo, photo-illustrated cardcovers with blue spine, white lettering to spine. George Elliott Clarke (b. February 12, 1960, Windsor, Nova Scotia). Sections : Zarahemla. "Salvation Army Blues", and "Primitivism". Gehenna. Coming Into Intelligence", "Watercolour for Negro Expatriates in France", "Five Psalms of Paris", "The Death and Life of Garcia Lorca", ... View more info

Two Poems

By: CLARKE, George Elliott COOK, Gregory (ed.) New Quarterly, 11:3)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: 1991,:

Seller ID: 55540


CLARKE, George Elliott. Two Poems : "Introduction to Modern Languages" and "Cry" . Two poems found in The New Quarterly, Vol. 11, No. 3, Fall 1991 (Special Issue on Atlantic Canada ; edited by Gregory Cook), pp. 109-112. Pp. 129. 8vo, illustrated white card covers. Some minor staining to front cover, else vg. 8.00 View more info

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Whylah Falls : The Play. Second Printing

By: CLARKE, George Elliott SPARKS, Jeremiah, music

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Playwrights Canada Press, Toronto, 2000, ISBN:0887545653: 2000

Seller ID: 90413


CLARKE, George Elliott. Whylah Falls : The Play. With music by Jeremiah Sparks. Toronto : Playwrights Canada Press, (April 2000). Second Printing. Pp (12),13-112. Illustrated with a few b&w photos. 8vo, art-illustrated dark cardcovers with black spine, white lettering to spine. George Elliott Clarke, OC ONS (b. February 12, 1960, Windsor, Nova Scotia) a Canadian poet, novelist and playwright, currently serving as the Canadian Parliamentary Poet Laureate. Very good. 10.00 View more info

Free-Fall 1983: An Anthology of the Writing Program

By: CLARKE, George Elliott)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Banff Centre School of Fine Arts, 1983,:

Seller ID: 69333


(CLARKE, George Elliott). Free-Fall 1983: An Anthology of the Writing Program. Banff, AB: Banff Centre School of Fine Arts, 1983. Pp. 64. 8vo, black illustrated card covers, white spine with black titles. Includes two short poems by George Elliott Clarke: "November 22, 1963" and "To Liu-Chan, at Ching-Ken Pass", pp. 21-22. To faint watermarks to front, inked notation to the inside of the front cover, else vg. 20.00 View more info

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Eyeing the North Star : Directions in African-Canadian Literature. First Edition

By: CLARKE, George Elliott, (ed.) HILL, Lawrence ALEXIS, Andre BRAND, Dionne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 1997, ISBN:0771021259: 1997

Seller ID: 49665

ISBN: 0771021259


CLARKE, George Elliott, (ed.). Eyeing the North Star : Directions in African-Canadian Literature. (Toronto) : McClelland & Stewart, (1997). First Printing. Pp. (10),[xi]-xxviiii,[1]-268. 8vo, black & blue art-illustrated cardcovers, white lettering to spine. George H. Junne, Jr, The History of Blacks in Canada : A Selectively Annotated Bibliography 1340. George Elliott Clarke, OC ONS (b. February 12, 1960, Windsor, Nova Scotia) a Canadian poet, novelist and playwright, currently serving as the Canadian Parliamentary Poet Laureate. "Mixing prose, po... View more info

Red. First Edition.

By: CLARKE, George Elliott.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Gaspereau Press, Kentville, 2011, ISBN:9781554470983:

Seller ID: 107481


CLARKE, George Elliott. Red. (Kentville, NS): Gaspereau Press, 2011. First Printing. Pp. (12),13-157,(3). 8vo, illustrated white card covers with red and black lettering to front cover and spine. "'Red' joins George Elliott Clarke's previous 'colouring' books -- 'Blue' and 'Black' -- in whic he displays an expansive range of poetic forms and rhetorical poses. Its poems mixthe candid sexuality of pre-Christian Rome with the pop sentimentally [sic ?] of Italian screen scores of the 1960s and 70s, drenching us in the bruteviolence of Titus Andronicus., the reflections of Malcolm X and the mus... View more info