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By Northrop Frye. 1982
By Bruce Meyer. 2000
Meyer shows how all the greats - Homer, Sophocles, Virgil, Dante, Shakespeare and numerous other classic writers - are still… very relevant. Using his trademark approach to reading and understanding, he takes readers on an exciting voyage of discovery through some of the most important works of Western literature. 2000.
By David Gilmour. 2007
The true story of author Gilmour's decision to let his 16-year-old son drop out of high school, on the condition… that the boy agree to watch three films a week with him. Examines how those years changed both their lives. From French New Wave and Kurosawa to De Palma, film noir, and Billy Wilder, Gilmour describes key moments in each film, as he teaches his son about life and the vagaries of growing up through the power of the movies. Strong language and descriptions of sex. Canada Reads 2012. 2007.
By Robertson Davies, Judith Skelton Grant. 1979
By David Watkin. 1982
This text is both an account of the most widespread artistic concern of eighteenth-century England, and a history of unique… indigenous tradition of architecture in its setting. It includes chapters on the early landscape gardens; on the fashion for ruins and follies; on the theory and practice of garden design; on the influence of the Picturesque in Europe; and on the history of village design and town-planning, culminating in the garden city. 1982.
By Jared Brown. 1986
By Max Wyman. 2004
Technology and globalization are changing the world we live in, and our social and economic structures are struggling to keep… pace. Innovation and imagination are needed to find humane solutions. These qualities are argued to be most integral to the field of arts and culture. 2004.
By Jon Stewart, Chris Smith. 2016
For almost 17 years, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart brilliantly redefined the borders between television comedy, political satire, and… opinionated news coverage. It launched the careers of some of today's most significant comedians, highlighted the hypocrisies of the powerful, and garnered 23 Emmys. Now, for the first time, the people behind the show's seminal moments come together to share their memories of one of America's most groundbreaking shows. Bestseller. 2016.
By Anne Newlands. 1995
By Northrop Frye, Robert D Denham. 2001
Frye's entries contain self-analysis and self-revelation, as well as humour, dark moods and claustrophobia, and some self-congratulating. They also serve… as a chronicle of Frye's life, as we watch him teach classes, plan his career, record his dreams, register his reactions to the people he meets, and reflect on books, music, movies, and religious and political issues. Some strong language. 2001.
By Northrop Frye. 1971
Dr. Frye has collected all his essays on Canadian writing and painting which he believes are of permanent value. Includes… his annual surveys of English Canadian poetry which originally appeared between 1950 and 1960.
By Scott Young. 1990
A history of the 60-year-old CBC broadcast which originally began on radio in 1929 and became a Canadian institution. Discusses… the financial arrangements, the internal politics and battles with CBC, and provides a behind-the-scenes look at the announcers, cameramen, technicians and directors who put the show together. 1990.
By Jeanne Champion. 1984
By Mary Lou Finlay. 2008
For eight years, Mary Lou Finlay had the pleasure of being the co-host of one of CBC Radio's most enduring… institutions. On any given day she and Barbara Budd interviewed people on subjects varying from the Air India investigation to a man who invented a suit that would withstand an attack from a grizzly bear to a cheese-rolling contest in Cheshire. 2008.
By Ludwig Bemelmans, Madeleine Bemelmans. 1985
By Larry King, Peter Occhiogrosso. 1988
Gossip from the 30-year files of the radio and cable TV interviewer. Includes anecdotes of such celebrities as evangelist Jimmy… Swaggart, author Jimmy Breslin and author Judith Krantz. Some strong language. Bestseller 1988.
By Donald N Thompson. 2008
Delves into the economics and psychology of the contemporary art world - artists, dealers, auction houses, and wealthy collectors. If… it's true that 85 percent of new contemporary art is bad, why were record prices achieved at auction in 2006 and 2007? Explores money, lust, and the self-aggrandizement of possession in an attempt to determine what makes a particular work of art valuable while others are ignored. 2008.
By John Fraser. 1986
By Pauline Kael. 1984
By Knowlton Nash. 2001
Knowlton Nash relates how the Canadian broadcast media came to be. Nash, a newsman on CBC television for many years,… tells the story of Canadian broadcasting via its many battles: public vs. commercial interests; radio vs. television as an advertisement revenue source; and cable vs. over-the-air transmission. 2001.