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Un problème de littérature comparée : les études de thèmes : essai de méthdologie

By: TROUSSON, Raymond Situation No. 7

Price: $28.00

Publisher: M.J. Minard, Lettres Modernes, Paris, 1965,:

Seller ID: 100104


TROUSSON, Raymond. Un problème de littérature comparée : les études de thèmes : essai de méthdologie. Paris : M.J. Minard, Lettres Modernes, 1965. Index. 8vo, white and purple card covers. No. 7 dans la collection "Situation." Contents : en guise d'introduction; thèmes ou motifs?; pour ou contre lesdénombrements entiers; thématologie et continuité de la tradition historiq ue; la protection des individualités expressives; la recherche des sources et des influences; l'extension de l'enquête dans l'espace et dans le temps;préférences d'auteurs, d'époques, de nations; la mis... View more info

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Unconquerable North and Other Poems. First Edition in dustjacket. signed

By: STEVENSON, O.J.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Macmillan Company of Canada Limited, Toronto, 1938,:

Seller ID: 294


STEVENSON, O.J. The Unconquerable North and Other Poems. Toronto : The Macmillan Company of Canada Limited, 1938. First Edition. Pp. (4),v-vi,(2),1-79, portrait frontispiece. 8vo, green cloth, gilt to front. Rhodenizer p.906,Watters p.191, Bibliography of Macmillan of Canada Imprints 818. Poems: "A t Fort Qu'Appelle", "A Country Doctor", Cataraqui", "The Man from Porlock","Louis Hébert - The Tiller of the Soil", Pathfinders" [on the French explo rers of Canada], "The Wheat", "Bushel for Bushel", "Remembrance Day", "The Red Ma... View more info

Under Enemy Colors.

By: RUSSELL, S. Thomas

Price: $16.50

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York , 2007, ISBN:9780399154430:

Seller ID: 82976


RUSSELL, S. Thomas. Under Enemy Colors. New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, (2007). First Printing. Pp (8),[1]-486,(2). 8vo, blue cloth spine, red paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. "Around the time of the French Revolution, Charles Saunders Hayden is one of Britain's most able naval officers, an ambitious young lieutenant born to an English father and a French mother. But despite his abilities and his unshakable loyalty to Britain, Hayden's career is damned by his "mixed" heritage and lack of connections....which is how he finds himself assigned to the Themis. a frigate imd... View more info

Understanding Henri Lefebvre : Theory and the Possible. First Paperback Edition

By: ELDEN, Stuart LEFEBVRE, Henri

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Continuum, London / New York, 2004, ISBN:0826470033:

Seller ID: 106457


ELDEN, Stuart. Understanding Henri Lefebvre : Theory and the Possible. London / New York : Cntinuum, (2004). First Paperback Edition. Pp (2),[iii]-vi,[1]-265,(1). Index. 8vo, white and blue card covers, lettered in blue, black and white. "Henri Lefebvre has been celebrated as one of the most influential social theorists of the twentieth century. Understanding Henri Lefebvre places Lefebvre in his historical and intellectual context and analyzes the extraordinary range of his work, across politics, philosophy, history, literature and culture. Particular emphasis is given to Lefebvre's trilo... View more info

Une intention de salut : Essais sur la poesie francaise moderne. Paperback

By: NAUGHTON, John. Chiasma, 29).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Rodopi, Amsterdam/New York, 2012, ISBN:9789042034990:

Seller ID: 111748


NAUGHTON, John. Une intention de salut : Essais sur la poésie française moderne. Amsterdam/New York: Rodopi, (2012). Pp. (4),[5]-234,(2). 8vo, art-illustrated white card covers with maroon lettering to front cover, white and maroon lettering to spine. Chiasma, number 29. Text in French. "Comment participer a ce que la view a de divin si on ne croit plus en Dieu? Comment lui donner une signification, si on la sent privee du fondement ontologique qui autrefois lui garantissait sa coherence? Que deviennent enfin l'esperance, et surtoit la charite, dans un monde ou la foi ne semble plus prat... View more info

Une liaison parisienne : roman. First French Edition

By: BLAIS, Marie-Claire

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Éditions Robert Laffont, Paris, 1976,:

Seller ID: 105769


BLAIS, Marie-Claire. Une liaison parisienne : roman. Paris : Éditions Robert Laffont, (1976). First French Edition. Pp (8),9-175,(1). 8vo, yellow cardcovers, French flaps, lettered in black. First published in Montreal in 19 75. "Lorsque Mathieu Lelièvre s'envola de Montréal vers Paris, cette année-là, auteur d'un premier roman dont on annonçait la publication prochaine à Paris, boursier du Conseil des Arts, donc déjà riche en imagination, quelleimpatieno». n'éprouvait-il pas de voir le pays tant vénéré depuis son plus jeune age, la France, Paris ? N'allait-il pas seulement v... View more info

Unexploded. Paperback.

By: MacLEOD, Alison.

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton, Toronto, 2013, ISBN:9780143190455:

Seller ID: 111610


MacLEOD, Alison. Unexploded. (Toronto): Hamish Hamilton, (2013). First Canadian Printing. Pp. (8),3-[340],(4). 8vo, illustrated card covers with greyish spine, red and white lettering to front and spine, French flaps. Longlisted for the 2013 Booker Prize. MacLeod was raised in Montreal and Halifax, before moving the England to pursue her graduate studies. "May 1940. Brighton. Wartime. On Park Crescent, a sunlit and usually tranquil street, Geoffrey and Evelyn Beaumont and their eight-year-old son, Philip, anxiously await news. The enemy is expected to land on the beaches of Brighton any da... View more info

University of Toronto Doctoral Theses, 1897-1967 : A Bibliography.

By: MILLS, Judy, and Irene DOMBRA (compilers).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Published for University of Toronto Library by University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1968,:

Seller ID: 94902


MILLS, Judy, and Irene DOMBRA (compilers). University of Toronto Doctoral Theses, 1897-1967 : A Bibliography. (Toronto) : Published for University of Toronto Library by University of Toronto Press, (1968). Pp [i]-xi,(1),[1]-186,(2). Index. 8vo, pale blue cloth, black lettering to spine. Contents : Doctor of Philosophy : Agriculture (Forestry, Plant Culture, Plant Pathology); Anatomy; Anthropology; Astronomy; Bacteriology; Biochemistry; Biology; Biophysics; Botany; Chemistry; Economics; Education; Engineering (Aeronautical, Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, Metallurgy, Mining); Entomolog... View more info

University of Toronto Quarterly. Vol. 19, No.2. January, 1950

By: University of Toronto Quarterly PACEY, Desmond DUNCAN, Edward JOYCE, James

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, 1950,:

Seller ID: 45779


University of Toronto Quarterly. Vol.XIX, No.2. January, 1950. (Tor.) : University of Toronto Press, 1950. Pp 113-212. 8vo, yellow wrappers. Contents : "Literary Criticism in Canada" by Desmond Pacey; "All Passion Spent : A Revaluation of Jane Eyre" by M.H. Scargill; "Unsubstantial Father : A Study of the Hamlet Symbolism in Joyce's Ulysses" by Edward Duncan; "Economic andSocial Tendencies of French Canada" by Esdras Minville; "Hippolyte, Phedre , and the Recit de Theramene" by John C. Lapp; "Religious Difficulties in Science" by H.L. Stewart; &#... View more info

Unpleasant Subject : Sketches Around Hitler : Poems. First Edition, paperback

By: THORPE, Michael

Price: $15.00

Publisher: TSAR, Toronto , 2001, ISBN:092066198x:

Seller ID: 116233


THORPE, Michael. The Unpleasant Subject : Sketches Around Hitler : Poems. (Toronto) : TSAR, (2001). First Edition. Pp (8),[1]-72. 8vo [145 x 221 mm], art-illustrated tan card covers, lettered in black & white, with black lettering to tan spine. Michael Thorpe (b. 1932, Norfolk, England). "Based on comparative, almost compulsive reading and deep reflection, this long seriesof poems is an attempt to comprehend the great dark evil that was Hitlerze it. Eschewmg factual embellishment and emotional excess, Thorpe's precise and controlled poetry confronts the man Hitler and his time that altered... View more info

Untying the Tongue. First Edition, paperback.

By: COOK, Gregory M. Palm Poets Series, 04).

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Black Moss Press, Windsor, ON, 2002, ISBN:088753368x:

Seller ID: 96139


COOK, Gregory M. Untying the Tongue . (Windsor, ON): Black Moss Press, (2002). Pp. 96. Small square 8vo, illustrated grey card covers with french flaps. Number 04 in the Palm Poets Series. A collection of verse from the Yarmouth-born poet. Vg. 9.00 View more info

Untying the Tongue. signed.

By: COOK, Gregory M. Palm Poets Series, 04)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Black Moss Press, Windsor, ON, 2002, ISBN:088753368x:

Seller ID: 62274


COOK, Gregory M. Untying the Tongue . (Windsor, ON): Black Moss Press, (2002). Pp. (8),9-96. Small square 8vo, illustrated grey card covers with french flaps. Number 04 in the Palm Poets Series. A collection of poems from theYarmouth-born poet. "Untying the tongue begins as a 'diary of dreams' -- d reams of displaced settlers whose 'present remains' are etched in place: botany, stone-walled wells; memorials. This tribute to blood and consciousness evolves as landscape-portraiture -- views of the universe assembling itself in the miracle of everyday objects and characters as familiar as fam... View more info

Upstream : le pays d'en haut. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BUTALA, Sharon

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Fifth House Publishers, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 1991, ISBN:0920079784:

Seller ID: 100975


BUTALA, Sharon. Upstream : "le pays d'en haut." Saskatoon, Saskatchewan : Fifth House Publishers, (1991). First Printing. Pp. (6),7-251,(5). 8vo, bluecloth, gilt lettering to spine. "Award winning author Sharon Butala is wel l known for her vivid and sensitive portraits of the lives of ordinary women. In this new novel she brings us Chloe, a young woman coming to terms with her French and Anglo Canadian heritage. Troubled by the breakdown of her marriage, Chloe forces herself to examine her emotions, her personality, and her heritage. On summer break from her teaching job in Saskat... View more info

Urlaute dadaistischer Poesie : Der Berliner Dada-Abend am 12. April 1918. pbk.

By: GOERGEN, Jeanpaul, rekonstruiert von HUELSENBECK, Richard GROSZ, George HAUSMANN, Raoul

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Postskriptum Verlag, Hanover, 1994, ISBN:3922382665:

Seller ID: 76832


GOERGEN, Jeanpaul, rekonstruiert von. Urlaute dadaistischer Poesie : Der Berliner Dada-Abend am 12. April 1918 . Rekonstruiert von Jeanpaul Goergen. Mit Texten von George Grosz, Raoul Hausmann, Richard Huelsenbeck, Walter Mehring, Tristan Tzara, Libero Altomare, Paolo Buzzi, Luciano Folgore, CorradoGovoni, Aldo Palazzeschi, F.T. Marinetti, und zeitgenössischen Pressestimm en. Hanover: Postskriptum Verlag, (1994). Pp. [1]-135,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated white card covers with French flaps. A collection of early Dada writings and art. Text in German. Vg. 25.00 View more info

Value and Technology. An article in 19th Biennial Canadian Conference on Social Welfare, Conference Proceedings, Welfare Services in a Changing Technology, August 1964

By: GRANT, George CHRISTIAN, William HOY, Helen MUNRO, Alice

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Canadian Conference on Social Welfare, Ottawa , 1964,:

Seller ID: 86734


GRANT, George. “Value and Technology.” An article in 19th Biennial CanadianConference on Social Welfare, Conference Proceedings, Welfare Services in a Changing Technology, August 1964, pp 21-29. Ottawa : The Canadian Conference on Social Welfare, August 1964. Pp (4).1-54,(6). Double Column. Large 8vo, illustrated green and cream stapled card covers. French version : “Progres technique et valeurs humaines” (pp 31-39). Other articles : Dr. W. Harvey Cruikshank's “The Impact of Technological Change – Economic and Social Factors” [plus French version]; Dr. Jan F. Beekman's “The Imp... View more info

Vancouver Poems

By: MARLATT, Daphne SOWDON, Michael

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Coach House Press, Toronto, 1972,:

Seller ID: 100815


MARLATT, Daphne. Vancouver Poems. [Toronto] : The Coach House Press, 1972. First Printing. Pp. (48). Illustrated. Unpaginated. Tall 8vo, decorated blue and white card covers with French flaps. Hale, Vancouver Centenn ial Bibliography 6061. Printed in a limited edition of 1000 copies. The fourth collection of verse by the Australian born British Columbia poet. Small diagonal crease to upper right front corner, some minor edge-nicking, small dampspot to spine, small dampspot to top edge of first couple of leaves, else very good. Due to the small size of this book, shipping costs may be cheaper t... View more info

Very Easy Death. 1st US ed. in dj

By: DE BEAUVOIR, Simone O'BRIAN, Patrick (trans)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1966,:

Seller ID: 51002


DE BEAUVOIR, Simone. A Very Easy Death. Translated from the French by Patrick O'Brian. NY: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1966). First US Edition. First published in Paris by Librairie Gallimard, 1964, under the title Une Mort Très Douce. Pp. 106. 8vo, purple cloth. "A profoundly moving, day-to-day account of the death of the author's mother, it is a deeply personal story that reveals a face of Simone de Beauvoir hitherto unknown." -from the dust jacket. Vg in dj (faint browning to top edge). 25.00 View more info

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Very Rich Hours of Adrienne Monnier An Intimate Portrait of the Literary and Artistic Life in Paris Between the Wars. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: MONNIER, Adrienne). McDOUGALL, Richard

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1976, ISBN:0684145022:

Seller ID: 18399


(MONNIER, Adrienne). McDOUGALL, Richard. The Very Rich Hours of Adrienne Monnier. Translated, with an Introduction and Commentaries, by Richard McDougall. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, (1976). First US Printing. Pp 536.An Intimate Portrait of the Literary and Artistic Life in Paris Between th e Wars. Adrienne Monnier was the owner of the bookshop La Maison des Amis des Livres in Paris. Light waterstaining to cloth, else very good in dustjacket. 50.00 View more info

Veuve Enragée

By: MAILLET, Antonine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: théatre/Leméac, Ottawa, 1977, ISBN:0776100696:

Seller ID: 61505


MAILLET, Antonine. La Veuve Enragée. (Ottawa): Théatre / Leméac, (1977). Pp. 177 + 6 p. of plates. 8vo, illustrated white card covers. A play by the Acadian writer. Text in French. Lightly rubbed, else very good. 15.00 View more info

Viaticum

By: PYRCZ, Heather

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Gaspereau Press, Kentville, NS), 2002,:

Seller ID: 86118


PYRCZ, Heather. Viaticum. (Kentville, NS): Gaspereau Press, 2002. Pp. 91. 8vo, black card covers, grey lettering and illustration to front, french flaps. A book of poetry. Vg. Lacking wraparound band. 10.00 View more info