Below is a list of titles published in the last six months.
Electronic book textCAD19.99GBP19.99USD19.99CAD19.99GBP19.99USD19.99Dance has become increasingly visible within contemporary culture: just think of reality TV shows featuring this art form. This shift brings the ballet body into renewed focus. Historically both celebrated and critiqued for its thin, flexible, and highly feminized aesthetic, the ballet body now takes on new and complex meanings at the intersections of performance art, popular culture, and fitness. The Evolving Feminine Ballet Body provides a local perspective to enrich the br... [READ MORE]
Electronic book textCAD39.99GBP39.99USD39.99CAD39.99GBP39.99USD39.99This book examines the cultural work of space and memory in Canada and Canadian literature, and encourages readers to investigate Canada within its regional, national, and global contexts. It features seven chapters in English and five in French, with a bilingual introduction. The contributors invite us to recognize local intersections that are so easily overlooked, yet are so important. They reveal the unities and fractures in national understanding, telling stories of other... [READ MORE]
Electronic book textCAD27.99GBP27.99USD27.99CAD27.99GBP27.99USD27.99This volume, the final in Tim Lilburns decades-long meditation on philosophy and environmental consequences, traces a relationship between mystic traditions and the political world. Struck by the realization that he did not know how to be where he found himself, Lilburn embarked on a personal attempt at decolonization, seeking to uncover what is wrong within Canadian culture and to locate a possible path to recovery. He proposes a new epistemology leading to an ecologi... [READ MORE]
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Electronic book textCAD31.99GBP31.99USD31.99May 2018Margaret Laurence and Jack McClellandone of Canadas most beloved writers and one of Canadas most significant publishersenjoyed an unusual rapport. In this collection of annotated letters, readers gain rare insight into the private side of these literary icons. Their correspondence reveals a professional relationship that evolved into deep friendship over a period of enormous cultural change. Both were committed to the idea of Canadian writing; in a... [READ MORE]
Electronic book textCAD35.99GBP35.99USD35.99CAD35.99GBP35.99USD35.99In Metis Pioneers, Doris Jeanne MacKinnon compares the survival strategies of two Metis women born during the fur tradeone from the French-speaking free trade tradition and one from the English-speaking Hudsons Bay Company traditionwho settled in southern Alberta as the Canadian West transitioned to a sedentary agricultural and industrial economy. MacKinnon provides rare insight into their lives, demonstrating the contributions Metis women made to the bui... [READ MORE]
- Rain Shadow is a collection of poetry that explores the fraught relationship between the natural world and humans yearning to connect with something greater than themselves. The poems range through destabilized lives and landscapes, fathoming presence and absence, transformation and oblivion. They outline the major questions of our time as the poet crisscrosses western Canada and the Pacific Northwest. Witty, playful, serious, and heartsore, Rain Shadow seeks to understand th... [READ MORE]
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epubCAD15.99GBP15.99USD15.99In a series of poems inspired by Gustav Mahler's Kindertotenlieder, E.D. Blodgett searches for meaning amidst grief. In the contemplative gentleness of his words, he finds the special light children possess in their state of unknowing as they encounter the world. These sparse poems move through acceptance and resignation to the solace that exists in the word. Blodgett's poetry will speak to readers who have experienced loss, are exploring grief, or want to find a way to conne... [READ MORE]
Electronic book textCAD15.99GBP15.99USD15.99Alice Major observes the comedy and the tragedy of this human-dominated moment on Earth. Majors most persistent questionWhere do we fit in the universe?is made more urgent by the ecological calamity of human-driven climate change. Her poetry leads us to question human hierarchies, loyalties, and consciousness, and challenges us to find some humility in our overblown sense of our cosmic significance.