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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 Alan Brown, Gabrielle Roy. 1982
By Robertson Davies, Judith Skelton Grant. 1979
By John Carey. 1987
John Carey has selected accounts of some of the most extraordinary events in history. Events range from the plague in… Athens in 430 BC to the fall of Ferdinand Marcos in 1986. Exploration and discovery, historical figures, and great battles are all described by eyewitnesses. 1987.
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 Jan Andrews. 1981
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 Ludwig Bemelmans, Madeleine Bemelmans. 1985
By Joel T Maki. 1995
An anthology of poetry, short stories, and essays by aspiring Native writers from across the country. Topics range from spirituality,… traditional values, and the recovery of aboriginal languages, to self-government, urban life, and healing. 1995.
By Margaret Atwood. 1995
The author writes of the imaginative mystique of the Canadian North. In discussing the work of writers like Robert Service,… Robertson Davies, Alice Munro, and Margaret Laurence, she talks of northern folklore, myth, and imagery. Originally presented as the Clarendon Lectures at Oxford University. 1995.
By Mark Duncan. 1988
By Nancy Huston. 2004
Dans cette étude, l'écrivaine parle d'auteurs qu'elle considère "négativistes". Ils se divisent en trois générations. Adultes pendant la Seconde Guerre… mondiale: Samuel Beckett, Emil Cioran - Enfants/adolescents pendant la guerre: Imre Kertész, Thomas Bernhard, Milan Kundera - Nées après la guerre: Elfriede Jelinek, Michel Houellebecq, Sarah Kane, Christine Angot, Linda Lê. 2004.
By E. B White. 1981
Collection of poems, essays, satires, and other occasional short pieces which display the author's characteristic wit, craft, and whim, most… originally published in such magazines as the "New Yorker", "Harper's", and the "Atlantic". Several of the works have never been published before. 1981.
By Constance Chaillet. 1998
By Oscar Wilde, Stephen Calloway, David Colvin. 1997
A collection which showcases Wilde's fabulous verbal dexterity. Based on two books published during his lifetime, The Maxims of Oscar… Wilde and Oscariana, and organized by subject. Includes many epigrams and sayings which ridiculed the conventional wisdom of Wilde's day and skewered its hypocrisies. 1997.
By Nathalie Fredette. 1992
Montréal en prose réunit près de cinquante textes peu connus écrits par des écrivains majeurs francophones et anglophones. Classé selon… des rubriques thématiques qui restent également fidèles à un certain parcours chronologique, l'ensemble des textes entend rendre compte du développement et de la complexification des rapports entre Montréal et les écrivains, tout en permettant de découvrir un visage inédit, chaque fois singulier, de Montréal. 1992.
By Alberto Manguel. 1998
By Lise Gauvin, Gaston Miron. 1998
Cette anthologie couvre trois décennies de littérature québécoise. Les auteurs visent à la diversité, à une répartition équilibrée entre les… générations et les genres, les divers milieux, tendances et écritures. Pour chaque auteur, une notice bio-bibliographique d'un peu plus d'une page. 1998.