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Essays on Canadian Writing, Number 6, Spring 1977

By: ATWOOD, Margaret GALLANT, Mavis

Price: $12.00

Publisher: York University, Downsview, Ontario, 1977,:

Seller ID: 81468


(ATWOOD, Margarett). Essays on Canadian Writing, Number 6, Spring 1977. (Downsview, Ontario : York University, 1977). Pp [1]-159,(1). 8vo, illustratedtan card covers, lettered in red. Of particular interest : “An Interview w ith Margaret Atwood” by J.M. (Tim) Struthers (pp. 18-27); “An Annotated Bibliography of Works By and About Mavis Gallant” by Douglas Malcolm (pp.32-52, [Grant & Malcolm, Mavis Gallant : An Annotated Bibliography C18]). Also, two other articles on Atwood, along with other articles and book reviews. Red sticker to back cover, else very good. 12.00 View more info

Echoes of Elizabeth Bishop : Elizabeth Bishop Centenary (2011) Writing Competition.

By: BISHOP, Elizabeth]. BARRY, Sandra, (ed.) GUNN, Laurie, (ed.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Elizabeth Bishop Society of Nova Scotia, Great Village, NS, 2013, ISBN:9780988108301:

Seller ID: 114090


[BISHOP, Elizabeth]. Echoes of Elizabeth Bishop : Elizabeth Bishop Centenary (2011) Writing Competition. Edited by Sandra Barry and Laurie Gunn. (Great Village, NS) : Elizabeth Bishop Society of Nova Scotia, MMXIII. Printed and distributed by Gaspereau Press, Kentville, Nova Scotia. Pp. (6),7-93,(3). 8vo, decorated black card covers in blue paper jacket, silver lettering to front and spine. A collection of essays, in honour of the hundredth birthday of occasional Nova Scotian poet Elizabeth Bishop, examing place, memoryand identity in literature. Contents: "Home Body" (Mary Jo Anderson... View more info

Feast of Stephen. First Edition in dustjacket

By: DAVIES, Robertson. Leacock, Stephen.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1970,:

Seller ID: 947


DAVIES, Robertson, ed. Feast of Stephen: an anthology of some of the less familiar writings of Stephen Leacock with a critical introduction by Robertson Davies. Toronto : McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1970. First Edition. Pp. (6),1-154. 8vo, green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Spadoni A121a,Spadoni & Donnelly 2186. In the introduction to this book fo selections fr om Stephen Leacock's lesser known works, Dr. Davies has related the humorist's personal character and biography to his work, asserting that, though strict critical analysts would reject the validity of his procedure, it is es... View more info

Lovely Treachery of Words : Essays Selected and New. First Edition

By: KROETSCH, Robert Studies in Canadian Literature series. GROVE, Frederick Philip

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Toronto, 1989, ISBN:019540694X:

Seller ID: 101145


KROETSCH, Robert. The Lovely Treachery of Words : Essays Selected and New. Toronto : Oxford University Press 1989. First Printing. Pp (8),[ix]-x,[1]-206. 8vo, photo-illustrated beige card covers, black titles to front and spine. In the Studies in Canadian Literature series. "This collection of essays - some of them already classics, others appearing in print for the first time - The Lovely Treachery of Words is an important contribution to Canadian literature and culture. In it Robert Kroetsch concentrates on the age-old act of storytelling and its significance to individuals and society, ... View more info

David Adams Richards : Essays on His Works

By: RICHARDS, David Adams). TREMBLAY, Tony, ed.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Guernica, Toronto , 2005, ISBN:1550711997:

Seller ID: 79015


(RICHARDS, David Adams). David Adams Richards : Essays on His Works. Editedby Tony Tremblay. Toronto : Guernica, 2005. First Edition. Pp [1]-159,(1). Small 8vo (pocketbook), illustrated grey card covers with yellow spine, ye llow and white lettering to front cover, black lettering to spine. Writers Series 16. "David Adams Richards is one of Canada's foremost writers. A writer of poetry, short fiction, screenplays, nonfiction, essays and polemics,Richards' most prodigious work thus far has been as a novelist. With fifte en books and all of the major Canadian literary prizes to his credit, R... View more info

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Marram Grass : Poetry & Otherness. First Edition

By: SIMPSON, Anne.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Gaspereau Press , Kentville, N.S., 2009, ISBN:9781554470716: 2009

Seller ID: 84123

ISBN: 1554470714


SIMPSON, Anne. The Marram Grass : Poetry & Otherness. (Kentville, N.S., Canada) : Gaspereau Press Limited, (2009). First Printing. Pp [1]-149,(11). With a frontispiece and other illustrations by Anne Simpson. 8vo, patterned black card covers, illustrated card cover dustjacket, lettered in silver, with vertical wrap-around band to back cover. "In these six essays, poet and novelist Anne Simpson [b. 1950] traces the paths of her thoughts, from observation to association, through poetry, language and wilderness. Like Thoreau in his essay Walking, Simpson saunters the beaches a... View more info

Apartment Seven : Essays Selected and New. First Edition, Paperback.

By: WADDINGTON, Miriam. Studies in Canadian Literature series.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Toronto, 1989, ISBN:0195407091:

Seller ID: 108483


WADDINGTON, Miriam. Apartment Seven : Essays Selected and New. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1989. First Printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-x,[1]-214. 8vo, photo-illustrated yellow card cvoers with black lettering to front cover andspine. A volume in the Studies in Canadian Literature series. "In this liv ely collection of essays -- some appearing in print for the first time, others reprinted for a new generation of readers -- Miriam Waddington has created a unique portrait of the Canadian literary world that is part memoir, part reflection. Whether describing a Jewish literary salon in Montreal ... View more info