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  • Giotto and the St Francis of Assisi Cycle

    Giotto and the St Francis of Assisi Cycle

    This book has been lovingly compiled to celebrate the convergence of the life of St. Francis of Assisi and the groundbreaking frescoes of the 13th century artist, Giotto di Bandone, as seen by mill...

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  • Sharon Pollock

    Sharon Pollock

    As playwright, actor, director, teacher, mentor, theatre administrator, and critic, Sharon Pollock has played an integral role in the shaping of Canada's national theatre tradition, and she continu...

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  • Sharon Pollock

    Sharon Pollock

    As playwright, actor, director, teacher, mentor, theatre administrator, and critic, Sharon Pollock has played an integral role in the shaping of Canada's national theatre tradition, and she continu...

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  • Textual Exposures

    Textual Exposures

    Textual Exposures: Photography in Twentieth Century Spanish American Narrative Fiction examines how twentieth-century Spanish American literature has registered photography's powers and limitations...

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  • Are We There Yet?

    Are We There Yet?

    Are We There Yet? is a funny, participatory play and workshop about sexuality health education for fourteen- to sixteen-year-olds. The play draws a parallel between mastering driving skills and neg...

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  • Are We There Yet?

    Are We There Yet?

    Are We There Yet? is a funny, participatory play and workshop about sexuality health education for fourteen- to sixteen-year-olds. The play draws a parallel between mastering driving skills and neg...

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  • The Letters of Vincent van Gogh

    The Letters of Vincent van Gogh

    When he died at the age of thirty-seven, Vincent van Gogh left a legacy of over two thousand artworks, for which he is now justly famous. But van Gogh was also a prodigious writer of letters—more t...

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  • Spirit of the West

    Spirit of the West

    A beautifully illustrated tribute to a remarkable, self-taught artist of the Canadian West. The 81 oil paintings by Brestler featured in this volume depict perennial and endearing aspects of the We...

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  • From Realism to Abstraction

    From Realism to Abstraction

    J. B. (Jack) Taylor (1917-1970) was an important figure in the history of Banff and western Canada’s artistic community. Inspired by the locale, Taylor spent his career striving to depict the idea ...

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  • A Most Beautiful Deception

    A Most Beautiful Deception

    Melissa Morelli Lacroix explores the love and longing, loss and pain, grief and healing found in the music of Frédéric Chopin, Clara Schumann, and Claude Debussy in a series of poetic cycles that r...

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  • Marion Nicoll

    Marion Nicoll

    Marion Nicoll (1909-1985) is a widely acknowledged and important founder of Alberta art and certainly one of a dedicated few that brought abstraction into practice in the province. Her life and car...

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  • Summits and Starlight

    Summits and Starlight

    Iconic and classic images of the Canadian Rockies are taken to new heights and completely reimagined in this stunning collection of contemporary photography by Paul Zizka. As a professional photogr...

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  • Reel Time

    Reel Time

    In this authoritative work, Seiler and Seiler argues that the establishment and development of moviegoing and movie exhibition in Prairie Canada is best understood in the context of changing late-n...

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  • Prairie Gothic

    Prairie Gothic

    George Webber’s poignant black-and-white photographs transport us into the forgotten, unknowable communities of the Canadian prairies. Throughout the journey, we’re confronted by the mysterious par...

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  • Cultural Memories and Imagined Futures

    Cultural Memories and Imagined Futures

    In the past decade, Jane Ash Poitras, a First Nations woman from northern Alberta, has emerged as one of the most important Canadian artists of her generation. Raised by a German widow who powder...

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  • Cowboy Wild

    Cowboy Wild

    Love it or hate it, the Calgary Stampede is a place where myth, history and spectacle collide. 100 years after an American vaudeville cowboy first dreamed it up, the Stampede remains an unrivalled ...

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  • Revisioning Europe

    Revisioning Europe

    Revisioning Europe :The Films of John Berger and Alain Tanner, is among the few existing English-language discussions of the films made by British novelist John Berger and Swiss film director Alain...

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  • Cover and Uncover

    Cover and Uncover

    Eric Cameron is a major contemporary Canadian artist. Born in 1935 in Leicester, England, he arrived in Canada in the 1970s and has taught at the University of Guelph, the Nova Scotia College of Ar...

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  • Nightwood Theatre

    Nightwood Theatre

    Nightwood Theatre is the longest-running and most influential feminist theatre company in Canada. Since 1979, the company has produced works by Canadian women, providing new opportunities for women...

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  • Spirit Matters

    Spirit Matters

    Ronald Spickett (1926- ) is a Calgary-based artist, poet, and Zen Buddhist lay priest. During his long career, he also taught studio art, both at the Alberta College of Art and Design and at the Un...

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  • Rain/Drizzle/Fog

    Rain/Drizzle/Fog

    This is an exciting new collection sure to create ripples throughout Canadian film studies … an important new addition to the literature on Canadian screen culture. - Zoë Druick, School of Communic...

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  • Dressed to Rule

    Dressed to Rule

    Art takes many forms. In this selection of Asian court attire, dating from the Qing dynasty (1644-1911), the phrase "you are what you wear" resonates. Vollmer journeys back to the thirteenth-centur...

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  • Great Canadian Film Directors

    Great Canadian Film Directors

    Great Canadian Film Directors is the first major study that reflects the cultural and linguistic diversity of Canada’s most dynamic film directors. The 19 essays in this collection focus on each f...

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  • Filming Politics

    Filming Politics

    The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) was created in 1939 to produce, distribute, and promote Canadian cinema both domestically and abroad. During the early years of the NFB, its creative output ...

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  • The French Play

    The French Play

    The French Play : Exploring Theatre 'Re-creatively' with Foreign Language Students is a step-by-step guide to the challenging process of producing and directing a foreign-language play with English...

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  • Foundations of Justice

    Foundations of Justice

    Based on original research, this exhaustive volume provides a rich background to Alberta's historic courthouses. Covering in detail all of Alberta's historic courthouses built between 1874 and 1950...

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  • Heritage Covenants and Preservation

    Heritage Covenants and Preservation

    Urban planners, government officials, and preservation activists are increasingly at odds as every day more and more heritage buildings are threatened with destruction to make way for urban develop...

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  • The Garden of Art

    The Garden of Art

    Elegant, surreal, erotic, ecological, autobiographical, perpetual, populist, comic! These are the words that describe the work of noted Regina sculptor Victor Cicansky. The book celebrates the voic...

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  • Magic off Main

    Magic off Main

    Magic Off Main chronicles the life and art of Esther Warkov, a visual artist of Jewish heritage who lives in Winnipeg and paints in a surrealistic and postmodern style. It considers Warkov's art th...

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  • Ancestral Portraits

    Ancestral Portraits

    Ancestral Portraits is a retrospective of the art and life of Frederick R. McDonald, one of Alberta's most exciting Alberta First Nations artists working today, and a celebration of a rich Cree her...

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  • The Beribboned Bomb

    The Beribboned Bomb

    Surrealism was ostensibly directed at the emancipation of the human spirit, but it represented only male aspirations and fantasies until a number of women artists began to redefine its agenda in th...

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  • A Family Heritage

    A Family Heritage

    New folk music and folk-song materials in this comprehensive study are particularly important for singers, folk music enthusiasts, ethnomusicologists, comparative and cultural studies scholars, and...

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