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A Mad Trapper's Examination of Reader Response and Reception Theory
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,530. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Critical theory, Essay » Literature
In this project I ground my reading of reader-oriented criticism in a particular text, Rudy Wiebe’s The Mad Trapper. Positioning this novel as representative of the contradictory characteristics of all texts--”always already” open to multiple interpretations--I use these multiple readings both to examine and undermine The Mad Trapper and Reader Response/Reception theory.
Made in Canada, Femspec Issue 1.2
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 1,140. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Essay » Literature
This is a review of a conference in Canada where Canadian Science fiction was discussed. SF, Canadian literature was looked at in the context of all Canadian literature, and then with the concept of "borders" as creating regional identities. Many Canadian authors and works were discussed including Nalo Hopkinson, who performed an unpublished piece of hers.
Palawan Story
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 70,580. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Under the cover of darkness, Kim, a young girl, is put by her mother on a crowded fishing boat to escape Vietnam. The derelict boat drifts for two weeks on the South China Sea before reaching Palawan, a refugee camp in the Philippines. There, an American immigration officer mistakes Kim for a sponsored orphan with the same name and sends her to America.
A Canadian's Poems
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,220. Language: American English. Published: June 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
You're about to discover one of the best kept secrets in Canadian English Poetry today! A Canadian's Poems, truly one of the best kept secrets in Canadian English Poetry today, has gone global, and you are about to discover what all the buzz is about. Your next step is to take a look inside the introductory sample.
Screefing: A Tree Planter's Reflection
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,090. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
'Screefing' tells of a group of tree-planters working on the clear-cuts of the northern forest, tracing their development as they become increasingly removed from the urban society in which they have lived. The book is both a narrative and a meditation on individual work, relationships, spirituality, and the human interaction with a rough, fragile, and profoundly ancient landscape.
Grain -Mystical Poems
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - general, Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
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A selection of mystical love poems, of poetry on fire, GRAIN is for the mature reader whose delight is to drift off into a world of dreams never dreamed. In an English sonnet sequence of 28 classic love poems and one long contemplation on death and dying, GRAIN organically knits poems about love and life together into a mystical union, an enrapture which is the Love of God. Please see the sample.
PEI Writes 2013 Anthology
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,310. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Anthologies » General
The PEI Writes 2013 Anthology is a compilation of work by some of the Island's finest writers, both established and emerging. Drawing from the talent of the PEI Writes Group, established in 2011, the collection reflects the evolving tastes and expanding creativity of each and every contributor.
Tales of Other Worlds
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,060. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011 by Deux Voiliers Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
This is the first anthology of short shorts written by Chris Turner, Canada's up-and-coming fantasy writer. It is suitable for all ages.
The Proper Order of Things
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,120. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Inspired by the true life Connecticut circus fire of 1944, The Proper Order of Things is a coming of age novel set in the 1980s in Southwestern Ontario. With parents whose secret past haunts every limb of the family tree, and siblings who range from rats to copycats, Caroline is sure to face a difficult journey no matter which household she chooses.
This Is What I Must Remember
Series: The Terra Nova Quartet, Book 4. You set the price! Words: 56,930. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"William Gough brings it...straight from the heart. His stories flow with wit and intelligence. His unique blend of esoteric poetry and hard-line narrative shines a bright light on the human condition. In short, Gough is a true literary artist. No collection of books, private or public, is complete without his extraordinary Terra Nova Quartet." Michael Kanaly/Virus Clans