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For The Maintenance of Landscape: Selected Poems
Mia Lecomte, Johanna Bishop, Brenda Porster
2011
Kindle
Most contemporary poets wear their cultural and artistic influences on their sleeve. Picking up a book in an English language bookstore, it is easy to see where the poet is coming from, either geographically, or culturally (ironic and formal; confessional and free etc). This may seem reductive until you read...
Foreign Body
Catherine Lalonde, Nora Alleyn
2011
ePub
The woman speaking in these poems is speaking of the body. Though she has a body with a head, she has a head that fails to understand her body. She is a woman whose head understands a language, but one not shared by the man she loves or wants to...
Foreign Body
Catherine Lalonde, Nora Alleyn
2011
Kindle
The woman speaking in these poems is speaking of the body. Though she has a body with a head, she has a head that fails to understand her body. She is a woman whose head understands a language, but one not shared by the man she loves or wants to...
Frank Lentricchia: Essays on His Works
Frank Lentricchia
Essays on His Works
Thomas DePietro
2011
ePub
Frank Lentricchia changed his literary focus from criticism and theory to fiction back in the 1980s, and since then he has produced six novels of great aesthetic range and interest. This collection of essays and reviews concerns that fictional output from Johnny Critelli to The Book of Ruth. Lentricchia has...
Frank Lentricchia: Essays on His Works
Frank Lentricchia
Essays on His Works
Thomas DePietro
2011
Kindle
Frank Lentricchia changed his literary focus from criticism and theory to fiction back in the 1980s, and since then he has produced six novels of great aesthetic range and interest. This collection of essays and reviews concerns that fictional output from Johnny Critelli to The Book of Ruth. Lentricchia has...
Fred Cogswell: Selected Poems
Fred Cogswell
1983
ePub
The poems in this selection were written and published between 1954 and 1977, except for two poems which have never appeared in book form before. Fred Cogswell writes crystalline poems. A Cogswell poem is the result of concentration; this intentional focusing on a particular person or thing, or language itself...
Fred Cogswell: Selected Poems
Fred Cogswell
2011
Kindle
The poems in this selection were written and published between 1954 and 1977, except for two poems which have never appeared in book form before. Fred Cogswell writes crystalline poems. A Cogswell poem is the result of concentration; this intentional focusing on a particular person or thing, or language itself...
Freeze
Stephen Orlov
2016
ePub
Freeze is an allegorical comedy play that dramatizes the Great Ice Storm of '98 as a metaphor presaging “cooler” more inclusive times in Quebec compared to the separatist firestorms of earlier decades. Five quirky Montrealers, trapped in a power-outed duplex, butt heads in candlelight over love, language and politics, provoking...
Freeze
Stephen Orlov
2016
Kindle
Freeze is an allegorical comedy play that dramatizes the Great Ice Storm of '98 as a metaphor presaging “cooler” more inclusive times in Quebec compared to the separatist firestorms of earlier decades. Five quirky Montrealers, trapped in a power-outed duplex, butt heads in candlelight over love, language and politics, provoking...
From Sojourners to Citizens: Alberta's Italian History
From Sojourners to Citizens
Alberta's Italian History
Adriana A. Davies
2021
ePub
From Sojourners to Citizens: Alberta's Italian History brings to life the untold story of Italian immigrants in Alberta from the 1880s to the present. It places them in the narrative of province building from work on railways, mines and other industries to breaking the land for agriculture. Oral history excerpts...
From Sojourners to Citizens: Alberta's Italian History
From Sojourners to Citizens
Alberta's Italian History
Adriana A. Davies
2021
Kindle
From Sojourners to Citizens: Alberta's Italian History brings to life the untold story of Italian immigrants in Alberta from the 1880s to the present. It places them in the narrative of province building from work on railways, mines and other industries to breaking the land for agriculture. Oral history excerpts...
Fugitive Horizons
Henry Beissel
2013
ePub
These poems take the reader on a mind-blowing journey across the known micro- and macrocosms to the extreme outer edges of space and time. The counter-intuitive insights of modern science here become reality as we are led to question the representations of our senses. Quantum physics and cosmic relativity, captured...
Fugitive Horizons
Henry Beissel
2013
Kindle
These poems take the reader on a mind-blowing journey across the known micro- and macrocosms to the extreme outer edges of space and time. The counter-intuitive insights of modern science here become reality as we are led to question the representations of our senses. Quantum physics and cosmic relativity, captured...
Fuse
Hollay Ghadery
2021
ePub
Drawing on her own experiences as a woman of Iranian and British Isle descent, writer Hollay Ghadery dives into conflicts and uncertainty surrounding the bi-racial female body and identity, especially as it butts up against the disparate expectations of each culture. Painfully and at times, reluctantly, Fuse probes and explores...
Fuse
Hollay Ghadery
2021
Kindle
Drawing on her own experiences as a woman of Iranian and British Isle descent, writer Hollay Ghadery dives into conflicts and uncertainty surrounding the bi-racial female body and identity, especially as it butts up against the disparate expectations of each culture. Painfully and at times, reluctantly, Fuse probes and explores...
Gauguin's Moon
Laura Marello
2019
ePub
Daniella believes her lost mother is a World War II spy, but is terrorized by a dream of a war-torn jungle, raining fire. At forty, with her life and career stalled, Daniella is visited by four dead ancestors, who try to help her put her life back together. When this...
Gauguin's Moon
Laura Marello
2019
Kindle
Daniella believes her lost mother is a World War II spy, but is terrorized by a dream of a war-torn jungle, raining fire. At forty, with her life and career stalled, Daniella is visited by four dead ancestors, who try to help her put her life back together. When this...
Get Onboard: Walk in the Shoes of a Transit Operator
Get Onboard
Walk in the Shoes of a Transit Operator
Richard Lee
2015
ePub
Success and promotion within Toronto's public transportation system come at a price. The shifts bring both physical and mental stress. The effects of these seep from work life into the social and personal lives of the operators. Parallel to this is the author's own personal story, a moving portrayal of...
Get Onboard: Walk in the Shoes of a Transit Operator
Get Onboard
Walk in the Shoes of a Transit Operator
Richard Lee
2015
Kindle
Success and promotion within Toronto's public transportation system come at a price. The shifts bring both physical and mental stress. The effects of these seep from work life into the social and personal lives of the operators. Parallel to this is the author's own personal story, a moving portrayal of...
Giant Sky of The Shepherds
Robert Flanagan
2013
ePub
In tight, compact words that resemble an unravelling DNA code of life, poet Robert Flanagan contemplates mortality in his latest collection, Giant Sky of The Shepherds. Flanagan's poetry is essential, incantatory, and almost shamanistic in its ability to cast spells that transport the reader to invaluable inner worlds.
Giant Sky of The Shepherds
Robert Flanagan
2013
Kindle
In tight, compact words that resemble an unravelling DNA code of life, poet Robert Flanagan contemplates mortality in his latest collection, Giant Sky of The Shepherds. Flanagan's poetry is essential, incantatory, and almost shamanistic in its ability to cast spells that transport the reader to invaluable inner worlds.
Girls Closed In
France Théoret, Luise von Flotow
2011
ePub
In this novel from a Quebecois feminist writer, a shy sixteen-year-old falls in love with a classmate while attending a Catholic boarding school for prospective schoolteachers. When the fantasized relationship fails she takes superficial refuge with a group of girls recognizing her own loneliness and that of the group.
Girls Closed In
France Théoret, Luise von Flotow
2011
Kindle
In this novel from a Quebecois feminist writer, a shy sixteen-year-old falls in love with a classmate while attending a Catholic boarding school for prospective schoolteachers. When the fantasized relationship fails she takes superficial refuge with a group of girls recognizing her own loneliness and that of the group.
God's Zoo
Pablo Urbanyi, Natalia Hero
2020
ePub
God's Zoo captures the brutality of the Second World War in Eastern Europe, told through the eyes of young Fenix, a boy who lives in the small Hungarian-Czechoslovak city of Ipolyság. Fenix lives in a loveless world, abused by his cold, materialistic mother, and neglected by his often absent father....
God's Zoo
Pablo Urbanyi, Natalia Hero
2020
Kindle
God's Zoo captures the brutality of the Second World War in Eastern Europe, told through the eyes of young Fenix, a boy who lives in the small Hungarian-Czechoslovak city of Ipolyság. Fenix lives in a loveless world, abused by his cold, materialistic mother, and neglected by his often absent father....
A Good Name
Yejide Kilanko
2021
ePub
Twelve years in America and Eziafa Okereke has nothing to show for it. Desperate to re-write his story, Eziafa returns to Nigeria to find a woman he can mold to his taste. Eighteen-year-old Zina has big dreams. An arranged marriage to a much older man isn't one of them. Trapped...
A Good Name
Yejide Kilanko
2021
Kindle
Twelve years in America and Eziafa Okereke has nothing to show for it. Desperate to re-write his story, Eziafa returns to Nigeria to find a woman he can mold to his taste. Eighteen-year-old Zina has big dreams. An arranged marriage to a much older man isn't one of them. Trapped...
Grave Dancing on Two Left Feet
Raphael Burdman
2021
ePub
At times a comedy of terrors, pitting the severe pogrom pain of one side of our narrator's family against the other's imagined holocaust horrors in a contest of who suffered more, the consequences are deadly serious: when long-ago traumas trigger ones even more devastating for our protagonist, his fantastic schemes...
Grave Dancing on Two Left Feet
Raphael Burdman
2021
Kindle
At times a comedy of terrors, pitting the severe pogrom pain of one side of our narrator's family against the other's imagined holocaust horrors in a contest of who suffered more, the consequences are deadly serious: when long-ago traumas trigger ones even more devastating for our protagonist, his fantastic schemes...
Guernica and Other Poems
Alexis Levitin
2004
ePub
The writing of Carlos De Oliviera is usually considered neorealist, but this selection of poems also shows the influence of symbolism, surrealism, and cubism. These poems reflect on the nature of writing in the actual process of its production, which lends this work great density and acuity.
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