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Ray Manzarek & Michael McClure are set to release their all new album “The Piano Poems – Live From San Francisco” on Oglio Records August 14th, 2012.
This video clip from the Oglio Home Video release “The Third Mind” gives a short history of these two great artists and their collaboration.
The character known as Nana appears in multiple works by Michel Tremblay. This formidable woman is beloved by all of Tremblay’s readers. But where did Nana come from? What was she like as a child? What are the experiences that shaped her? In his recent novel series, we come to know the answers to these questions. And we come to know Nana as she once was known – as Rhéauna.Thursday July 3, 2014 in Meta-Talon
Happy 141st birthday to Franz Kafka! Kafka came into the world on July 3, 1883. On Meta-Talon today we present the two Talon titles that most directly trace their lineage to the work of Franz Kafka: one that post-modernizes The Castle and another that feminizes The Trial.Thursday June 26, 2014 in Meta-Talon
by Chloë Filson
Is it just me, or are men of the cloth all over CanLit right now?
Two of the five novels selected for CBC Canada Reads 2014 featured major characters who were majorly priestly (The Orenda and The Year of the Flood). This year’s Giller winner, Hellgoing by Lynn Coady, included a short story about a nun, which also featured a priest. Browsing our list, I found at least five Talon book in which priests were prominent characters.
What does it mean? And what are we coming to understand with the help of such books?Tuesday June 17, 2014 in Meta-Talon
Charles Olson had many correspondents over the years, but Frances Boldereﬀ embodied a dynamic complexity of interlocutor, muse, Sybil, lover, critic, and amanuensis.
In this Meta-Talon post, Sharon Thesen, co-editor of After Completion, offers the following commentary on one of Charles Olson’s letters to Frances Boldereff. The letter – a small taste of this dynamic collection – is also reproduced.
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