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My Basilian Priesthood

By Michael Quealey
Afterword by Arthur Haberman and Jan Rehner
Categories: Life Writing
Series: Life Writing

My Basilian Priesthood is a memoir of Michael Quealey’s six years in the order in the 1960s. During his priesthood, Quealey was director of the Newman Centre at the University of Toronto and engaged ...

Avant Canada

Edited by Gregory Betts and Christian Bök
Categories: Literary Criticism

Avant Canada presents a rich collection of original essays and creative works on a representative array of avant-garde literary movements in Canada from the past fifty years. From the work of Leonard Cohen ...

Children's Literature and Imaginative Geography

Edited by Aïda Hudson
Categories: Geography

Where do children travel when they read a story? In this collection, scholars and authors explore the imaginative geography of a wide range of places, from those of Indigenous myth to the fantasy worlds ...

Feminist Praxis Revisited

In Feminist Praxis Revisited, Women’s and Gender Studies (WGS) practitioners reflect on how the field has sought to integrate its commitment to activism and social change with community-based learning ...

Deportment

By Alice Burdick
Edited by Alessandro Porco
Categories: Poetry
Series: Laurier Poetry

Deportment is a selection of poems – surreal, cerebral, and defiant – by Alice Burdick. Burdick examines the dangers of dogma, women’s rights, and environmental degradation in biting satires, moving ...

Debating Rights Inflation in Canada

Human rights has become the dominant vernacular for framing social problems around the world. In this book, Dominique Clément presents a paradox in politics, law, and social practice: he argues that ...

A Township at War

By Jonathan F. Vance
Categories: History

A Township at War takes the reader from rural Canadian field and farm to the slopes of Vimy Ridge and the mud of Passchendaele, and shows how a tightly knit Ontario community was consumed and transformed ...

Wittgenstein's Ethics and Modern Warfare

This original and insightful book establishes a reciprocal relationship between Ludwig Wittgenstein’s notion of ethics and the experience of war. It puts forth an interpretation of Wittgenstein’s ...

1930

By Arthur Haberman
Categories: History

The year 1930 can be seen as the dawn of a period of darkness, the beginning of a decade that Auden would style “low, dishonest.” That year was one of the most reflective moments in modernity. After ...

Unruly Penelopes and the Ghosts

Edited by Eva Darias-Beautell
Categories: Literary Criticism

This collection of essays studies the cultural and literary contexts of narrative texts produced in English Canada over the last forty years. It takes as its starting point the nationalist movement of ...