Per K. Brask

Biography

Per K. Brask is an accomplished poet, dramaturge and author. He has published poetry, plays, short stories, essays and literary translations. His co-translation with Patrick Friesen of Ulrikka S. Gernes’ Frayed Opus for Strings & Wind Instruments was short listed for the 2016 Griffin Poetry Prize.

Per is a Professor in the Department of Theatre and Film at the University of Winnipeg. He lives in Winnipeg, Canada, with his wife, Carol Matas, an international bestselling author of books for young people.

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Books

The Foundation of Ethics
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 26,630. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2017 by FICTIVE PRESS. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Good & evil
Is there a solid foundation for the ethical concept of the good? Danish-Jewish thinker Andreas Simonsen explores this “ancient all-important question using an ancient technique – the dialogue form. Three separate conversations, three different interlocutors, three different worldviews – a fascinating journey through Western philosophy and scientific theory.
The Tzaddik and Other Poems
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016 by FICTIVE PRESS. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual, Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
A Poetic Exploration of Judaism Per K. Brask is fascinated with the conversation that Jews have had down through the ages about life and God and about what humans owe to each other and to God. A Jew by conviction not birth, He offers an accessible and insightful collection of 32 poems that explore his experience growing into Judaism.
The Laws of Life: An Exploration of Fundamental Problems in Ethics
Series: Philosophical Works by Danish Thinker Andreas Simonsen. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 28,270. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2015 by FICTIVE PRESS. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Free will & determinism
An important 20th century work on ethics. Now available in English for the first time. Danish thinker Andreas Simonsen explores what he considers the three most fundamental problems in ethics: free will versus determinism, happiness versus duty, and humanism versus humility.
Foundational Thoughts in Judaism
Series: Philosophical Works by Danish Thinker Andreas Simonsen. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 38,760. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014 by FICTIVE PRESS. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
An important 20th-century religious-philosophical work by the late Danish philosopher, Andreas Simonsen. Now available in English in an edited translation by poet and dramaturge Per K. Brask. Simonsen explains where Judaism stands on complex moral and ethical issues, and discusses their relevance to our lives today. A must read for Christians and Jews, believers and non-believers alike.
Above Palm Canyon and Other Places in the Mind
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013 by FICTIVE PRESS. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Enjoy this poetic travelogue inspired by road trips wending from Manitoba, Canada, to the Sonoran Desert around Palm Springs, CA. Danish-born, Canadian poet, playwright, essayist and dramaturge Per K. Brask brings readers an accessible collection of 37 poems, meditations on the journey and the destinations.
A Spectator
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 10,910. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012 by FICTIVE PRESS. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
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A collection of 50 ekphrastic poems by poet, author, playwright and dramaturg Per K. Brask. Accessible and insightful, these delightful poems express the poet's playful attention to a live performance, work of art, exhibit or life moment.

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