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In December of 2012, we announced the coming of this hallmark book, and in August of 2012 (a year ago today!) the first volume arrived. Since then we have been working hard on the second and are very happy to have it in our hands today – because it means that you can have it in your hands soon too!
In the expanded fifth edition of Modern Canadian Plays, Jerry Wasserman showcases an even broader range of Canadian drama than in previous editions. Plays in Volume Two range from the emerging theatricality of Robert Lepage and Ex Machina’s Polygraph, first produced in 1988, to the complexity of urban race relations in Kim’s Convenience by Ins Choi, first produced in 2011. New or updated introductions and playscripts in the newest edition include:
ISBN 13: 9780889226791 | ISBN 10: 889226792
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August 12 is Buy a Quebec Book Day – and have we got books for you! Browse our list of 12 august and recently published Quebec books – any of which we would, of course, recommend. Read the list, and then get out to your local bookstore this Saturday and show la belle province some literary love!Friday June 23, 2017 in Meta-Talon
The Gorge: Selected Writing by Nancy Shaw launched in April, 2017 at the Western Front in Vancouver. To launch Shaw’s book, published posthumously, editor Catriona Strang read from The Gorge, and then this video was played to a rapt audience. In the video, you’ll hear the voice of Nancy Shaw, reading poems from her book Cold Trip (2006; co-authored with Catriona Strang).Tuesday April 18, 2017 in Meta-Talon
By R. Kolewe
Inspecting Nostalgia is a new collection of poetry by R. Kolewe. This, his second collection, brings together found text and fragments of various writers’ work with scraps from his own journals.
In this third week of National Poetry Month 2017, and in advance of Kolewe’s Toronto launch on May 8, please enjoy two poems from the collection on Meta-Talon.Thursday April 13, 2017 in Meta-Talon
Stephen Collis’s latest collection of poetry is nominated for the 2017 George Ryga Award for Social Awareness in Literature. It rethinks the relationship between human beings and the natural world and searches for ways we can continue to resist. Today on Meta-Talon, we offer a section from “Reading Wordsworth in the Tar Sands,” the second long poem in Once in Blockadia.
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