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By Northrop Frye. 1982
By Northrop Frye. 1980
By Dennis Lee. 1998
In this collection of essays, Lee explores the experience of "body music": the dance of energy that poems arise from.… He also describes the process of writing verse for children and pays tribute to a variety of Canadian poets. 1998.
By David Lambert, Margaret Doyle. 1996
This is an up-to-date straightforward guide designed to help teenagers understand and cope responsibly with the physical and emotional changes… of emerging adulthood. The book includes chapters on periods, sexual attraction, making love, safe sex, sex and the disabled and sex and the laws. Junior and Senior High . 1996.
By Elizabeth Noble. 1983
Biographia literaria, or, Biographical sketches of my literary life and opinions: [part work] (Bollingen Ser. #Vol. 75)
By Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Walter Jackson Bate, James Engell. 1984
Biographia Literaria has emerged over the last century as a supreme work of literary criticism and one of the classics… of English literature. Into this volume poured 20 years of speculation about the criticism and uses of poetry and about the psychology of art. Following the text of the 1817 edition, the editors offer the first completely annotated edition of the highly allusive work. 1984.
The author looks at 15 novels that over the past 125 years have made considerable sums of money but have… not been entirely acceptable to the literary community. Includes: King Solomon's Mines; Beau Geste; Forever Amber; Under Two Flags; and Tarzan of the Apes. c1981.
By Edmund Wilson. 1969
By Phil Viner, Jools Viner, J. B Priestley, Gil Maine, Jonathan Lomas. 2006
Peel away the layers of Priestley's complex drama to appreciate this powerful warning play, wrapped up in the genre of… a gripping detective story, to truly understand that "We don't live alone. We are members of one body". For senior high readers. 2006, c1945.
By Sven Birkerts. 1987
By Agatha Christie, John Curran. 2009
Literary advisor to the bestselling queen of crime's estate describes, excerpts, and discusses the seventy-plus notebooks discovered at Christie's family… home after her daughter's 2004 death. Includes notes about Christie's books, alternative plot ideas, and two previously unpublished stories featuring her long-running protagonist Hercule Poirot. 2009.
By William Trevor. 1984
By John George Moss. 1987
These 300 essays provide a critical, comprehensive look at Canadian fiction from 1769 to the present time. Includes entries on… writers of historical importance as well as established authors such as Timothy Findley and Margaret Atwood, and new writers such as Janette Turner Hospital and Joy Kogawa. 1987.
By Barry Hines, Mike Reeves, Phil Viner, Jools Viner. 2006
Experience the gritty realism of Billy Casper's world, as he fights to escape the confines of life in a 1960's… Yorkshire mining town by training and flying a hawk. Junior and senior high readers. 2006, c1968.
By Alberto Manguel. 1996
Author and translator Alberto Manguel tells the story of the act of reading, from Pliny the Younger to the lures… of cyberspace. Exploring what it means to be a reader of books, he considers what happens when we read, how our reading habits have developed over the centuries, and how, ever since writing began, the act of reading has become a part of being human. 1996.
By Robertson Davies. 1996
A collection of Robertson Davies' reflections on books, reading, and writing. These essays, book reviews, and other writings, taken from… a selection which he had planned to publish before his death, reveal Davies at his vintage best. 1996.
By Karen Gravelle, Jennifer Gravelle. 1997
Karen Gravelle and her 15-year-old niece, Jennifer, look at physical, emotional and social changes, as well as other issues associated… with menstruation. The book seeks to ease the confusion many teenage girls might feel, and celebrates the new sense of maturity their period can bring.
By Vicki Iovine. 1995
A guide for the expectant mother, containing practical tips and humorous tales on anything pregnant. Vicki Iovine discusses what really… happens to your body, common fears and paranoia, the pregnancy experts, how to have sex during pregnancy, and looking and feeling your best. 1995.