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A. Mary F. Robinson

Victorian Poet and Modern Woman of Letters

by Patricia Rigg
edition: eBook
tagged: literary, 19th century, 20th century

Born in England in 1857, Agnes Mary Frances Robinson contributed to cultural and literary currents from nineteenth-century Victorianism to twentieth-century modernism; she was equally at home in London and Paris and prolific in both English and French. Yet Robinson remains an enigma on many levels.
This literary biography integrates Robinson's uno …

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Romarcord

Flânerie, spectacle et mémoire dans la Rome de Federico Fellini

by Marina Vargau
edition: Paperback
tagged: entertainment & performing arts, italian, history & criticism

Federico Fellini (1920-1993), cinéaste de Rome par excellence, contribue activement et d’une manière décisive à faire de sa ville adoptive la capitale cinématographique du XXe siècle. Sa Rome cinématographique émerge d’une filmographie impressionnante où se déploient trois constellations : celle des attractions (Luci del varietà, Le …

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Reading Mennonite Writing

A Study in Minor Transnationalism

by Robert Zacharias
edition: Hardcover
tagged: mennonite, 21st century, 20th century, religion
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Rising Tides

Reflections for Climate Changing Times

edited by Catriona Sandilands
edition: eBook
tagged: semiotics & theory, environmental conservation & protection

Ice melt; sea level rise; catastrophic weather; flooding; drought; fire; infestation; species extinction and adaptation; water shortage and contamination; intensified social inequity, migration and cultural collapse. These are but some of the changes that are not only predicted for climate changing futures, but already part of our lives in Canada. …

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The Theatre of Regret

Literature, Art, and the Politics of Reconciliation in Canada

by David Gaertner
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Hardcover
tagged: indigenous studies, canadian

The Canadian public largely understands reconciliation as the harmonization of Indigenous–settler relations for the benefit of the nation. But is this really happening? The Theatre of Regret asks whether reconciliation politics will ultimately favour the state’s goals over those of Indigenous peoples. Interweaving literature and art throughout …

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Finding Nothing

The VanGardes, 1959-1975

by Gregory Betts
edition: Hardcover
tagged: canadian, 20th century

Experimental literature accelerated dramatically in Vancouver in the 1960s as the influence of New American poetics merged with the ideas of Marshall McLuhan. Vancouver poets and artists began thinking about their creative works with new clarity and set about testing and redefining the boundaries of literature. As new gardes in Vancouver explored t …

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Dostoevsky at 200

The Novel in Modernity

edited by Katherine Bowers & Kate Holland
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
tagged: russian & former soviet union, eastern, russia & the former soviet union, 19th century

Marking the bicentenary of Dostoevsky’s birth, Dostoevsky at 200: The Novel in Modernity takes the writer’s art – specifically the tension between experience and formal representation – as its central theme. While many critical approaches to Dostoevsky’s works are concerned with spiritual and philosophical dilemmas, this volume focuses in …

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The Comics World

Comic Books, Graphic Novels, and Their Publics

edited by Benjamin Woo & Jeremy Stoll
edition: Hardcover
tagged: comics & graphic novels, popular culture

A thoroughly researched collection designed to engage with the social sciences in order to expand comics studies as a field

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