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marian engel For Kids Book Reviews

UPDATE TIME: 2018-08-14
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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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  ISNB:0773426221  Language:
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: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: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:1897178123  Language:English
Latest Reviews:Marian Engel stands at the birthing point between old (i.e., WASPy, Victorian/Brit-influenced) and new CanLit, a crossroads that leads in a straight line from MacLennan and Mowat, to Laurence, Atwood, Findley, Munro, Ondaatje, Shields, Gowdy, Ann-Marie MacDonald, more and more. This - her first nove......[Read More]
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  ISNB:0879236671  Language:English
Latest Reviews:floating because the comments in this thread: http://imgur.com/gallery/uf3YE are killing me. ded.first of all, i want to thank bill thompson, for sending me this book from canada. i also want to thank him specifically for sending me this cover, because it is totally hot and i got to upload it onto g......[Read More]
$10.86
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  ISNB:0618159762  Language:English
Latest Reviews:So wow, its always the books you put off with a prejudicial sniff thinking you know what you will get when you open it that shocks you-- and admittedly shamefully that was me about this book sigh-as I am nearing the end of my book journal I thought this one would be dull, hard to get through and a c......[Read More]
$18
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  ISNB:0439269679  Language:English
Latest Reviews:I was so excited to find this book after falling in love with Ryan and Selznick's other book Amelia and Eleanor Go for a Ride Based on a True Story "When Marian Sang" did not disappoint!My book came with a companion cassette recording which I thought was just going to be of Marian's famous Lincoln M......[Read More]
$11.01
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  ISNB:B01BJZQDPU  Language:English
Book Introduction:The My Itty-Bitty Bio series are biographies for the earliest readers. This book examines the life of Marian Anderson in a simple, age-appropriate way that will help children develop word recognition and reading skills. Includes a timeline and other informative backmatter.[Read More]
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  ISNB:1634712218  Language:English
Book Introduction:The My Itty-Bitty Bio series are biographies for the earliest readers. This book examines the life of Marian Anderson in a simple, age-appropriate way that will help children develop word recognition and reading skills. Includes a timeline and other informative backmatter.[Read More]
$12.79
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  ISNB:0547480342  Language:English
Latest Reviews:So wow, its always the books you put off with a prejudicial sniff thinking you know what you will get when you open it that shocks you-- and admittedly shamefully that was me about this book sigh-as I am nearing the end of my book journal I thought this one would be dull, hard to get through and a c......[Read More]
$10.99
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  ISNB:0771030770  Language:English
Latest Reviews: An old favorite I pull off the shelf now and then...Canadian author I find a lot of people haven't read, which is a shame. The main character in Lunatic Villas is flawed, a little nutty, but that's ok. All the characters are charming and the book itself is almost like a ......[Read More]
$6.93
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  ISNB:0439928184  Language:English
Latest Reviews: "Odetta couldn't just sing, she could sang."I'm reserving some Odetta right now! [Read More]
$5.99
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  ISNB:0761461353  Language:English
Latest Reviews:The story of Our Lady of Guadalupe is very well known in the Catholic circles of the Americas, especially the parts that were in direct contact with the Mexican-influenced aspects of Catholic spirituality. In 1999 Blessed Pope John Paul II has called the Virgin of Guadalupe the "mother of Americas,"......[Read More]
$10.33
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  ISNB:0761419403  Language:English
Latest Reviews: Great, simple to understand, discussion on the Engel V. Vitale case. [Read More]
$5.86
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  ISNB:1472801253  Language:English
Latest Reviews:Disclaimer: ARC read via Netgalley in exchange for a fair review. Illustrations were not included in the ARC, so I am not commenting on them.Crossposted on Booklikes Your child has just watched the Disney cartoon of Robin Hood and wants to know more? What do you do? You get this book. Osprey’s Robi......[Read More]
$17.95
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  ISNB:0894903039  Language:English
Book Introduction:Tells the story of the African-American singer who struggled against prejudice to become one of the great opera performers of the century.[Read More]
$14.95
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  ISNB:1881889653  Language:English
Latest Reviews:Every once in a while I re-discover the magic, the charm, the purpose of public libraries. I didn't know there was Ezra Keats biography and I'm glad I picked up this book. The chapter titled Newspaper Clippings is heartwarming and tragic. The chapter titled A Place of His Own revealed my ignorance a......[Read More]

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