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Sheila Watson: Essays on Her Works
Sheila Watson
Essays on Her Works
Joseph Pivato
2015
ePub
Sheila Watson published the iconic novel, The Double Hook, in 1959 and influenced the writing styles of many Canadian authors who followed her, including: Robert Kroetsch, Michael Ondaatje, George Bowering, Daphne Marlatt and others. This is the first collection of essays devoted to all of Watson's writing as well as...
Sheila Watson: Essays on Her Works
Sheila Watson
Essays on Her Works
Joseph Pivato
2015
Kindle
Sheila Watson published the iconic novel, The Double Hook, in 1959 and influenced the writing styles of many Canadian authors who followed her, including: Robert Kroetsch, Michael Ondaatje, George Bowering, Daphne Marlatt and others. This is the first collection of essays devoted to all of Watson's writing as well as...
Slender Human Weight
Sue Chenette
2009
ePub
In Slender Human Weight, Sue Chenette explores a world both familiar and mysterious. She finds, in her mother's attic, in the French countryside, and in her own home, the richness of physical objects as they embody what is felt, dreamed, longed for, and remembered.
Slender Human Weight
Sue Chenette
2009
Kindle
In Slender Human Weight, Sue Chenette explores a world both familiar and mysterious. She finds, in her mother's attic, in the French countryside, and in her own home, the richness of physical objects as they embody what is felt, dreamed, longed for, and remembered.
Slow Dancing: Creativity and Illness: Duologue and Rengas
Slow Dancing
Creativity and Illness: Duologue and Rengas
Malca Litovitz, Elana Wolff
2011
ePub
Showcasing the fruits of creativity from illness, this duologue and poetry collection addresses the last months of author Malca Litovitz's life and her devotion to writing. Life, love, and death are all reflected upon in unshielded, intimate language without pretense. Raw and moving, this poetry collaboration inspires appreciation for those...
Slow Dancing: Creativity and Illness: Duologue and Rengas
Slow Dancing
Creativity and Illness: Duologue and Rengas
Malca Litovitz, Elana Wolff
2011
Kindle
Showcasing the fruits of creativity from illness, this duologue and poetry collection addresses the last months of author Malca Litovitz's life and her devotion to writing. Life, love, and death are all reflected upon in unshielded, intimate language without pretense. Raw and moving, this poetry collaboration inspires appreciation for those...
A Small Map of Experience: Reflections & Aphorisms
A Small Map of Experience
Reflections & Aphorisms
Leonidas Donskis, Karla Gruodis
2013
ePub
To entail, scan and embrace more knowledge of what is and what ought to be done in fewer words -- to make a statement as short, concise, terse and pithy as possible while rendering the sights it opens as vast as possible -- is the principal intention of the practitioners...
A Small Map of Experience: Reflections & Aphorisms
A Small Map of Experience
Reflections & Aphorisms
Leonidas Donskis, Karla Gruodis
2013
Kindle
To entail, scan and embrace more knowledge of what is and what ought to be done in fewer words -- to make a statement as short, concise, terse and pithy as possible while rendering the sights it opens as vast as possible -- is the principal intention of the practitioners...
Smile, you're getting old!
Évelyne Wilwerth, Christine Tipper
2011
ePub
Surely a woman who chooses a white rat as a pet and calls him Mr. Loverat is worthy of our attention. Ginny is slightly crazy - she takes her rat to a posh restaurant! And she jumps on the helter-skelter ride of life. In this fun and questioning journey from...
Smile, you're getting old!
Évelyne Wilwerth, Christine Tipper
2011
Kindle
Surely a woman who chooses a white rat as a pet and calls him Mr. Loverat is worthy of our attention. Ginny is slightly crazy - she takes her rat to a posh restaurant! And she jumps on the helter-skelter ride of life. In this fun and questioning journey from...
Snow Drifts, I Sing: Selected Poems
Snow Drifts, I Sing
Selected Poems
Juhan Liiv, H.L. Hix, Jüri Talvet
2013
ePub
Juhan Liiv (1864-1913) has the same significance for Estonian culture that Federico García Lorca and T.S. Eliot have for modern culture created, respectively, in Spanish and English. Liiv's existential-patriotic and intimate-holistic lyrics have had an impact across Estonian society. Rebellion against all models and fashions existing in poetry unites Liiv...
Snow Drifts, I Sing: Selected Poems
Snow Drifts, I Sing
Selected Poems
Juhan Liiv, H.L. Hix, Jüri Talvet
2013
Kindle
Juhan Liiv (1864-1913) has the same significance for Estonian culture that Federico García Lorca and T.S. Eliot have for modern culture created, respectively, in Spanish and English. Liiv's existential-patriotic and intimate-holistic lyrics have had an impact across Estonian society. Rebellion against all models and fashions existing in poetry unites Liiv...
Sometimes It Snows in America
Marisa Labozzetta
2013
ePub
Born into Somali royalty and Saudi Arabian wealth, Fatma is given away in infancy and, at age 12, forced into an arranged marriage with a young Peace Corps worker. Prejudice and cultural demands lead to a number of painful promises that will dictate the course of her life on two...
Sometimes It Snows in America
Marisa Labozzetta
2013
Kindle
Born into Somali royalty and Saudi Arabian wealth, Fatma is given away in infancy and, at age 12, forced into an arranged marriage with a young Peace Corps worker. Prejudice and cultural demands lead to a number of painful promises that will dictate the course of her life on two...
Son of Italy
Pascal D'Angelo
2011
ePub
In the original introduction to Pascal D'Angelo's Son of Italy, the renowned literary critic Carl Van Doren praised D'Angelo's autobiography as an impassioned story of his "enormous struggles against every disadvantage." In his narrative of his fruitless labor as a "pick and shovel" worker in America, D'Angelo, who immigrated from...
Son of Italy
Pascal D'Angelo
2011
Kindle
In the original introduction to Pascal D'Angelo's Son of Italy, the renowned literary critic Carl Van Doren praised D'Angelo's autobiography as an impassioned story of his "enormous struggles against every disadvantage." In his narrative of his fruitless labor as a "pick and shovel" worker in America, D'Angelo, who immigrated from...
Stone Dream
Madeleine Gagnon, Andrea Moorhead
2010
ePub
Born in Amqui, Quebec, in 1938, Madeleine Gagnon has published over forty books of poetry and prose in Quebec and France. Although Gagnon's work is firmly rooted in North American mythology, history, and culture, she has published significant works dealing with the situation of women in war-torn countries and the...
Stone Dream
Madeleine Gagnon, Andrea Moorhead
2010
Kindle
Born in Amqui, Quebec, in 1938, Madeleine Gagnon has published over forty books of poetry and prose in Quebec and France. Although Gagnon's work is firmly rooted in North American mythology, history, and culture, she has published significant works dealing with the situation of women in war-torn countries and the...
Stone Woman
Bianca Lakoseljac
2016
ePub
Stone Woman is a saga of Blossom's unconventional family of five women, whose lives are bound by a Vietnam-War draft dodger David, immersed in the Yorkville subculture of the hippie daze of Toronto. The novel draws the reader into a web of liaisons -- into David's love affair with Blossom's...
Stone Woman
Bianca Lakoseljac
2016
Kindle
Stone Woman is a saga of Blossom's unconventional family of five women, whose lives are bound by a Vietnam-War draft dodger David, immersed in the Yorkville subculture of the hippie daze of Toronto. The novel draws the reader into a web of liaisons -- into David's love affair with Blossom's...
Subtitles & Other Stories
Domenico Capilongo
2012
ePub
From celebrated Toronto poet, Domenico Capilongo, comes a collection of powerful and humorous stories inspired by love: the love of family and tradition, the passion shared between two people when love is found, and the impact felt when it is misunderstood and lost. These stories travel the globe from Toronto...
Subtitles & Other Stories
Domenico Capilongo
2012
Kindle
From celebrated Toronto poet, Domenico Capilongo, comes a collection of powerful and humorous stories inspired by love: the love of family and tradition, the passion shared between two people when love is found, and the impact felt when it is misunderstood and lost. These stories travel the globe from Toronto...
Summer of the Dancing Bear
Bianca Lakoseljac
2012
ePub
Summer of the Dancing Bear is a historical novel about the "rite of passage"of a fourteen year old girl Kata befriended by a gypsy clan. The novel explores Kata's search for a viable identity, acceptance of death, and understanding of love, through her journey of solving the mystery of the...
Summer of the Dancing Bear
Bianca Lakoseljac
2012
Kindle
Summer of the Dancing Bear is a historical novel about the "rite of passage"of a fourteen year old girl Kata befriended by a gypsy clan. The novel explores Kata's search for a viable identity, acceptance of death, and understanding of love, through her journey of solving the mystery of the...
Surface Roots
Kenneth Scambray
2011
ePub
Kenneth Scambray's first collection of short stories, set in Southern California, the Central Coast, and the San Joaquin Valley, depict that expansive California landscape also found in John Fante's fiction. In Scambray's stories, California's history and Italian Americans are inextricably intertwined. California is a place of settlement, struggle, and success...
Surface Roots
Kenneth Scambray
2011
Kindle
Kenneth Scambray's first collection of short stories, set in Southern California, the Central Coast, and the San Joaquin Valley, depict that expansive California landscape also found in John Fante's fiction. In Scambray's stories, California's history and Italian Americans are inextricably intertwined. California is a place of settlement, struggle, and success...
Sweet Hope
Mary Bucci Bush
2011
ePub
Italians as indentured labourers in Southern cotton plantations at the turn of the twentieth century? Entire families scrabbling to survive, dying of malaria, building relationships with their neighbours, many the first generation of freed slaves? Sweet Hope unleashes the little known story of Italians who came looking for a better...
Sweet Hope
Mary Bucci Bush
2011
Kindle
Italians as indentured labourers in Southern cotton plantations at the turn of the twentieth century? Entire families scrabbling to survive, dying of malaria, building relationships with their neighbours, many the first generation of freed slaves? Sweet Hope unleashes the little known story of Italians who came looking for a better...
A Tale of Beauty
Patrick Balzamo
2013
ePub
A Tale of Beauty is the story of five young women who have banded together as the Ugly Sisterhood. Chastity, a devout Catholic, has made a mission of saving her brother from a dissolute lifestyle. Diana is isolated by her own impossible standards. Sue, once hurt by a man, has...
A Tale of Beauty
Patrick Balzamo
2013
Kindle
A Tale of Beauty is the story of five young women who have banded together as the Ugly Sisterhood. Chastity, a devout Catholic, has made a mission of saving her brother from a dissolute lifestyle. Diana is isolated by her own impossible standards. Sue, once hurt by a man, has...
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