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  ISNB:0889203490  Language:English
Book Introduction: Marian Engel emerged as a writer during that period in Canada when nationalism increased and “new feminism” dawned. Although she is recognized as a distinguished woman of letters, she has not been widely studied; consequently we know relatively little about her and her craft. The mate......[Read More]
$95
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  ISNB:0802036872  Language:English
Book Introduction:Marian Engel was a writer's writer – an iconoclast, deeply admired and loved by a generation of Canadian authors and critics. Informal gatherings were often held at Engel's Toronto house, and it was there that Engel's many literary friendships were first nurtured, later to blossom through the ......[Read More]
$49.95
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Book Introduction:This book accounts for the varying popularity of Margaret Laurence, Margaret Atwood, and Marian Engel according to their treatments of Canadian and female identities during the 1906's and 70's. She demonstrates how their portrayals of female and national characters were understood at the time accord......[Read More]
$74.95
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  ISNB:0773536345  Language:English
Book Introduction:Rains, a former soldier in the Napoleonic Wars, immigrated to Canada at the same period as Susanna Moodie and Catharine Parr Traill. He brought with him his wards, sisters Frances and Elizabeth. The three settled on St Joseph Island in northern Ontario, where their unusual domestic arrangement caugh......[Read More]
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  ISNB:1897178123  Language:English
Book Introduction:The Insomniac Library is proud to republish for the first time in over twenty years Marian Engel's memorable first novel, Sarah Bastard's Notebook. First published in 1968 by Longman Canada, the novel tells the funny and frustrating story of thirty-year-old ex-academic Sarah Porlock as she makes her......[Read More]
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  ISNB:0776604031  Language:English
Book Introduction:A student at McGill in the mid-1950s, Marian Engel wrote her M.A. thesis under the direction of Hugh MacLennan. Their work together became the basis of a correspondence, the MacLennan half of which survives and is detailed here. Both personal and professional in nature, MacLennan's letters to Engel ......[Read More]
$17
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  ISNB:0879236671  Language:English
Latest Reviews:This is a fascinating read, and some chapters are very moving. Though the theme is shocking and the writing is not shy, this book is not to be classified as sensational, pornographic drivel. It is thoughtful, slow, even dull at times. Nevertheless, this is a quick read. The author was unequivocally ......[Read More]
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  ISNB:0773513388  Language:English
Book Introduction:Christl Verduyn analyses Engel's work from a feminist literary perspective, examining Engel's concern with women's experiences and perception of the world, female identity and the social constraints on its development, female subjectivity and self, the mother-daughter relationship, and forces opposi......[Read More]
$32.95
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  ISNB:B00KP8XGX0  Language:English
Book Introduction:Tale from the world of Tau Kraka (world setting for fantasy novel Bear-Axe), story that will link Bear-Axe to upcoming sequel [Read More]
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Latest Reviews:Marian Engel's 1976 novella, "Bear", presents a provocative look at the emotional and sexual liberation of a middle-aged woman. Lou, a mousy archivist working in the dusty basement of an obscure historical institute in Ontario, Canada, is cut off, perhaps by unconscious choice, from human contact. H......[Read More]
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  ISNB:0978097602  Language:English
Book Introduction:Marian Licko's debut book, Friends of Bear Creek, is filled with warmth, humor and imagination. Her illustrations are wonderfully expressive and appealing. They have a visual charm and a rhythmic wit that comlement the simple story, which is satisfying on a number of levels.[Read More]
$19.95
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  ISNB:1602403589  Language:English
Book Introduction:The teacher’s version of Talent Development Secondary's Discussion Guide to Ben Mikaelsen's young adult novel Touching Spirit Bear, this manual begins with a summary of the novel, author bio, and tips for teacher preparation and background-building activities. Each section includes selected v......[Read More]
$25
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  ISNB:B00DBIYNF6  Language:English
Latest Reviews:I loved this book when I was a kid! (in the 60s) It was the first full length novel I ever read. Can't wait to read it to my grandkids- and explain all the pop culture references to them. And I used to laugh when My Grandma talked about "the good old days"....[Read More]
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  ISNB:B00N51Q6W2  Language:English
Latest Reviews:An absolutely amazing book! Incredibly informative, but also very creative and touching. Beautifully written. I highly recommend it to EVERYONE!![Read More]
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  ISNB:1581307551  Language:English
Book Introduction:Time-saving, inspiring lesson plans provide a comprehensive novel unit-- created by teachers for teachers. The legwork is done for you! The chapter-by-chapter guides incorporate research-based, high-order reading, writing, and thinking activities. (This is NOT the paperback novel.)[Read More]
$11.99
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  ISNB:1561374717  Language:English
Book Introduction:Time-saving, inspiring lesson plans provide a comprehensive novel unit--created by teachers for teachers. The legwork is done for you. The chapter-by-chapter guides incorporate research-based, high-order reading, writing, and thinking activities. (This is NOT the paperback novel.)[Read More]
$11.99
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  ISNB:B00EPQ979K  Language:English
Book Introduction:Summer of the Bear is the first book in an exciting adventure series for young adults, in which Native American and American history intertwine. During the split second when his guide, Jean-Baptiste, confronts a ferocious bear with his antique rifle, Kevin considers the fateful events that led up to......[Read More]
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  ISNB:1499019165  Language:English
Book Introduction:Deep in the green forest of Bitterland, Professor Medo Onestone teaches his brown bear cub students the art of survival and science of existence. He teaches about ozone holes, climate change, poaching, and most of all humans, who are responsible for the other problems. Professor Onestone is a sad be......[Read More]
$24.99
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  ISNB:B00BEXMU9Q  Language:English
Book Introduction:Twelve-year-old George Stable wants to be a rock star someday, but he gets horrible stage fright - unless he has his old teddy bear with him. Hiding the teddy in his guitar seems like a brilliant idea. Then George discovers that someone has hidden stolen jewels in the stuffing of his beloved bear. G......[Read More]
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  ISNB:1581305273  Language:English
Book Introduction:Time-saving, inspiring lesson plans provide a comprehensive novel unit-- created by teachers for teachers. The legwork is done for you! The chapter-by-chapter guides incorporate research-based, high-order reading, writing, and thinking activities (This is NOT the paperback novel.)[Read More]
$11.99

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