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Rooms for Rent in the Outer Planets
Language: en
Pages: 148
Authors: Al Purdy
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Harbour Publishing Company

The definitive Al Purdy selected. Finalist for CBC Radio's Canada Reads 2006!
The Ivory Thought
Language: en
Pages: 282
Authors: Gerald Lynch
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-02-28 - Publisher: University of Ottawa Press

If one poet can be said to be the Canadian poet, that poet is Al Purdy (1918–2000). Numerous eminent scholars and writers have attested to this pre-eminent status. George Bowering described him as “the world’s most Canadian poet” (1970), while Sam Solecki titled his book-length study of Purdy The Last
Genres in the Internet
Language: en
Pages: 294
Authors: Janet Giltrow, Dieter Stein
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-10-28 - Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

This volume brings together for the first time pragmatic, rhetorical, and literary perspectives on genre, mapping theoretical frontiers and initiating a long overdue conversation amongst these methodologies. The diverse approaches represented in this volume meet on common ground staked by Internet communication: an arena challenging to traditional ideas of genre
An Echo in the Mountains
Language: en
Authors: Nicholas Bradley
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-23 - Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP

From the 1960s until his death in 2000, Al Purdy was one of the most prominent writers in Canada, famous for his frank language and his boisterous personality. He travelled the country and wrote about its people and places from Newfoundland to Vancouver Island. A central figure in the CanLit
Reading Beyond the Book
Language: en
Pages: 349
Authors: Danielle Fuller, DeNel Rehberg Sedo
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-22 - Publisher: Routledge

Literary culture has become a form of popular culture over the last fifteen years thanks to the success of televised book clubs, film adaptations, big-box book stores, online bookselling, and face-to-face and online book groups. This volume offers the first critical analysis of mass reading events and the contemporary meanings