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Fiction - Poetry Plays

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1 Arnold, Matthew; trilling, lionel THE PORTABLE MATTHEW ARNOLD
Viking Press 1963 B003WGFWZM Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Ex-library book, but still in good condition - mylar cover and usual ex-lib type of markings, light wear overall, light soiling outer edge of pages. Pages clean and intact. Compact one volume edition containing a full selection of Poems, Critical Essays, Political Writings & Letters. 659 pages. Edited by Matthew Arnold's distinguished biographer, Lionel Trilling. (425-noto) ; 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
Price: 10.50 USD
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POWER POLITICS, Atwood, Margaret
2 Atwood, Margaret POWER POLITICS
Toronto Anansi 1971 0887840205 / 9780887840203 First Edition Softcover Good+ 
Cover has light wear to edges and corners, fading to spine, light scuffing/soiling, creasing to rear. Pages are all intact, name written on first page, and a few pages have writing in pencil. Age tanning to pages. An early book of poetry by the fine Canadian writer. (250? -osl) ; 8vo 
Price: 8.00 USD
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A QUIET GAME  And other early works, Atwood, Margaret Eleanor
3 Atwood, Margaret Eleanor A QUIET GAME And other early works
Juvenilia Press 1997 0969827180 / 9780969827184 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
Very scarce title. Ex-library book, but still in great condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Pages are clean and tight. Cover has a little scuffing. 27 pages. Edited & annotated by Kathy Chung & Sherrill Grace. Contents: A Quiet Game, Pause Before Transition and A Recent Grave. "Being young also means being helpless before the tormenting inequities, inexplicable savageries, and sheer power of our friends, our older siblings, our teachers, and our parents. In this collection of early works, Atwood never flinches from these truths about the condition of childhood and youth." (from rear cover) [*lower shipping avail to all locations on this lighter book - 111osl]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 27 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
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VOICES FROM FRANCE, Azama, Michel & Koffi Kwahule, Jose Pliya, Veronique Olmi & Timothee De Fombelle
4 Azama, Michel & Koffi Kwahule, Jose Pliya, Veronique Olmi & Timothee De Fombelle VOICES FROM FRANCE
Banff Centre Press 2006 189477325x / 9781894773256 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
Excellent condition, clean and unmarked. Cover has a little scuffing and light wear/curling at corners. An anthology of five contemporary French plays in translation. From the France/Banff Translation Exchange. Includes: Night Zoo - Azama; Baby Stain - Kwahule; The Last Morning - Pliya; Mathilde - Olmi and The Lighthouse - de Fombelle. Editor: Maureen LaBonte. [505] ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 321 pages 
Price: 17.50 USD
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5 Barnstone, Willis (English translation) THE POEMS OF MAO TSE-TUNG
Bantam Books 1972 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Light edge & corner wear, a little edge rubbing, tiny tears to spine top & one tiny edge tear. Internal pages are clean and tight. 164 pages. "...Mao, like few good poets in our century, seems immediately accessible, indeed an easy poet - if deceptively so. In this apparent simplicity, he has, like Robert Frost, that rare ability to speak to us on several levels at once...."--Willis Barnstone (*Shipping will be reduced to all locations) ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall 
Price: 9.05 USD
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HAWAIIAN SOUVENIRS, Basler, Elsa Cross
6 Basler, Elsa Cross HAWAIIAN SOUVENIRS
Paradise of the Pacific, Ltd. 1955 B004GW3QC2 First Edition Softcover Good+ 
Softcover 1955. Cover has moderate edgewear, several creases and one small edge tear, erased price on endpage. Pages are clean and intact. Colour frontispiece by D. Howard Hitchcock. Poems about Hawaii. Includes a glossary of Hawaian terms. (300os) ; 8vo 
Price: 22.00 USD
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MEMORY ROOM, Blanding, Don
7 Blanding, Don MEMORY ROOM
Dood, Mead & Company 1937 First Edition; Fourth Printing Hardcover Very Good Signed by Author
Signed by author opposite author photo near front, "Aloha, Don Blanding". Hardcover, no jacket. Interior pages clean other than inscription on endpage and small name stamp near front. Cover has light wear and rubbing to edges and corners, light soiling, a few small ink (? ) markings on front cover. Beautifully illustrated by the author. A series of poems, mostly about Hawaii by this popular American poet. Notes: Mokihana Lei was written for Lahilahi Webb. Aunty Pinau was written for Aunty Pinau. The Little Girl Across the Street was written for Joan Crawford. Flight was written for Amelia Earhart. Slumbertime Hour was written for Lewis TeeGarden, radio personality. Tired Vagabond was written for Jim and Margaret Northe. [300-osl? ]; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; Signed by Author 
Price: 12.95 USD
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HALFWAY TO THE EAST, Bociurkiw, Marusya
8 Bociurkiw, Marusya HALFWAY TO THE EAST
Vancouver Lazara 1999 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
Clean, tight copy. Retired library book with sturdy laminated cover & usual type markings. Only very light wear overall. "This is a collection of poetry that moves, travelling across Canada to Eastern Europe and Asia, tracing a genealogy of place and displacement, creating a polyphony of identify and voice..." (*shipping will be reduced to all locations) ; 8vo 
Price: 9.55 USD
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DYING SCARLET, Bowling, Tim
9 Bowling, Tim DYING SCARLET
Gibbons, B. C. Nightwood Editions 1997 088971164X / 9780889711648 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
Excellent condition, only light wear overall, no markings other than small review copy stamp on 1st page. Poems inspired by Keats's misspelling of dyeing. In a letter to his brothers in 1818, John Keats remarked on a curious expression in vogue among his friends: "they call drinking deep dying scarlet. " The poems in this collection, inspired by Keats' misspelling of "dyeing, " explore the ways in which we drink deep from life, searching for beauty and passion despite a melancholy awareness of our own mortality.... (os) ; 8vo 
Price: 11.50 USD
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ISLAND WOMEN, OUR PROSE & POETRY, Brehaut, Epperly, King, Oughton & Turner (editors)
10 Brehaut, Epperly, King, Oughton & Turner (editors) ISLAND WOMEN, OUR PROSE & POETRY
Charlottetown, P.E.I. Ragweed Press 1982 092304192 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
Scarce title. Wear is very minimal, interior clean & tight. 128 pages. Description: The Prince Edward Island contingent of the National Women's Arts Festival committee decided to put together a collection of prose and poetry by Island women, and these were chosen from a great many submitted with the criteria of not only literary excellence but content and humour as well. So here is a collection of what Island women were writing in 1982. You'll find many hours of good reading here. (*shipping will be reduced to most locations) ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 13.50 USD
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CAUSTIC AND ROSES, SIGNED, Brennan, Ed
11 Brennan, Ed CAUSTIC AND ROSES, SIGNED
Edmonton, AB Beartrap Publishing 1980 First Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed by author on title page: "To Dennis, Ed Brennan". Small taped tear to spine bottom, light corner wear, light soiling to rear cover & light creasing to rear. Interior pages clean & unmarked. B/w photos. A coupon for some sort of contest was removed from rear. 62 pages. An ex-oilfield driller, Ed Brennan kept his poetry secret. After a car accident left him in a wheelchair, he set out to show that nothing can keep you down. This very personal collection of poetry tells his story. Ed is also the author of 2 other poetry books, TREASURED COLLECTIONS and STRIP OFF MY HEART; 8vo; Signed by Author 
Price: 12.50 USD
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GREAT SCENES FROM MINORITY PLAYWRIGHTS  Seventy-Four Scenes of Cultural Diversity, Cassady, Marsh
12 Cassady, Marsh GREAT SCENES FROM MINORITY PLAYWRIGHTS Seventy-Four Scenes of Cultural Diversity
Meriwether Publishing, Ltd. 1997 1566080290 / 9781566080293 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Ex-library book, but still in very good condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings such as front and spine sticker. Internal pages are clean and tight, a little soiling to outer edge of pages. Laminate on cover has light wear to edges. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 341 pages; A unique collection of 74 scenes from plays by minority playwrights designed to make students aware of cultural diversity in American Theatre. Providing a stepping stone to the study of minority writing, the book presents a variety of scenes for acting and directing practice. Instead of isolated cuttings from a large number of plays, a number of scenes from single plays are included. [510] 
Price: 9.50 USD
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KLONDIKE FEVER, Currie, Robert
13 Currie, Robert KLONDIKE FEVER
Regina, SK Coteau Books 1992 1550500333 / 9781550500332 First Edition Softcover Very Good Signed by Author
Signed/inscribed by author on title page: "For ___ with best wishes at the SWG Conf - Bob Currie, April 15/94" Very good condition - Ex-library book with laminated cover and usual ex-lib type of markings. Cover has light wear to edges, light soiling outer edge of pages, library markings on first page. Front cover is pulled away a bit from spine glue but nothing is loose. Back cover has been reinforced with tape. Interior is otherwise clean and unmarked. 97 pages plus author bio and book lists. History in poetry. The imaginative re-creation of one man's terrible journey - his search for a dream, for adventure, for gold. When discoveries in the Klondike made front page news, Arthur A. Dietz and his crew of 17 men joint the one hundred thousand who swarmed to the far north in a search for gold. Klondike Fever dramatically re-creates their adventure in poems that are accurate, immediate and powerful. (300? Os) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author 
Price: 14.95 USD
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RIDE OFF ANY HORIZON, Daniel, Lorne & Christensen, Peter (editors)
14 Daniel, Lorne & Christensen, Peter (editors) RIDE OFF ANY HORIZON
Edmonton, AB Ne West Publishers 1983 0920316786 / 9780920316788 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Cover has light edge and corner wear, some corner curling, light creasing. Pages are intact and clean, however there is a small amount of written commentary on approx. 5 pages and name written on title page. "The first in a series of biennial anthologies presenting a broad selection of new prairie poetry previously uncollected...." Includes: Mick Burrs, Lorna Crozier, Cathy Ford, Patrick Friesen, Leona Gom, Jim Green, Robert Hilles and others. [os] ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 9.95 USD
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A Brave and Violent Theatre  Monologues, Scenes and Critical Context from 20th Century Irish Drama, Dixon, Michael Bigelow; Volansky, Michele
15 Dixon, Michael Bigelow; Volansky, Michele A Brave and Violent Theatre Monologues, Scenes and Critical Context from 20th Century Irish Drama
Smith & Kraus 1995 1880399717 / 9781880399712 First Edition Softcover Good 
Cover has some scuffing, moderate edge wear, and curling of corners. Interior is clean and intact. "This is a splendid anthology. It covers almost a century of Irish theatrical writing, and includes selections from the work of internationally renowned dramatists, as well as from that of younger authors who will undoubtedly become as well known outside the island of Ireland as they already are acclaimed within it." [241-osl]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 196 pages 
Price: 4.95 USD
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16 Duane Niatum (editor) CARRIERS OF THE DREAM WHEEL Contemporary Native American Poetry
Harper & Row 1974 0064511529 / 9780064511520 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Ex-library book in very good condition - laminated cover & usual stamps & stickers. Light edgewear, light soiling. Interior pages clean & tight. Beautiful colour illustrations & b/w photos of the poets. Partial list of authors: Liz Sohappy Bahe; Jim Barnes; Joseph Bruchac, Gladys Cardiff, Lance Henson; Roberta Hill, N. Scott Momaday; Duane Niatum, Simon J. Ortiz, and others. 300 pages ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 12.50 USD
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Lives Touch, Ellis Ovesen
17 Ellis Ovesen Lives Touch
Winona, MN St. Mary's College Press 1973 First Edition Softcover Very Good Illustrated by Pat Silver 
Pages all clean and unmarked other that St. Mary's Press stamp on first page. Cover has some age tanning, light soiling, a little moreso to rear) and light edge/corner wear. B/w illustrations by Pat Silver. A lovely illustrated book of poetry. (185os,0514); 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 17.50 USD
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SEX, DEATH, AND NAKED MEN, Friesen, Bernice
18 Friesen, Bernice SEX, DEATH, AND NAKED MEN
Coteau Books 1998 1550501402 / 9781550501407 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
Coteau Books 1998 edition. Excellent condition - pages are clean and unmarked other than small inscription on title page. Cover has a little scuffing and slight wear at corners. The author takes on the big questions - in sassy, ribald, in-your-face broadsides or tender and thoughtful lyrics. Part of the Open-Eye Poetry Series. (175os) ; Open Eye Poetry Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 96 pages 
Price: 8.95 USD
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WHALE SOUND An Anthology of Poems about Whales and Dolphins, Gatenby, Greg
19 Gatenby, Greg WHALE SOUND An Anthology of Poems about Whales and Dolphins
Vancouver, B. C. J. J. Douglas Ltd. 1977 0889320748 / 9780889320741 First Edition Hardcover Good+ 
HARDCOVER edition (Not paperback). J. J. Douglas 1977 first edition. Ex-library book, but still in good condition - laminated cover and usual ex-lib type of markings, jacket attached to book. Light edgewear, first 3-4 pages have light damp damage and are a little wrinkled, light stain on first page, light scuffing/scratching to cover. Interior otherwise good - a couple earmarks and occasional light soiling seen. Beautiful b/w drawings. Whale Sound is a Canadian anthology of poems and drawings related to the themes of marine ecology in general, and whale survival in particular. It represents a seriously concerted effort to meld fine art with social concern. Each of the 56 poets and 29 visual artists freely contributed their work....Partial list of contributors: Dorothy Livesay, Bill Bissett, Irving Layton, Susan Musgrave, Margaret Atwood, Robert Sward, E. J. Pratt, Tom Wayman, Jay MacPherson, Elizabeth Gourlay, Wayne Clifford, Gary Geddes, Jan Kemp, Robert Jordan, Michaele Berman, Tom McNeely, William Kurelek, Barbara Howard, Bill Reid, Tony Urquhart, and numerous others....; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 12.95 USD
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A RAISIN IN THE SUN, Hansberry, Lorraine
20 Hansberry, Lorraine A RAISIN IN THE SUN
Signet / NAL 1966 Softcover Good 
Cover has moderate edge/corner wear, creasing, corner creasing/curling, age tanning to pages. Pages all intact and clean other than previous owner's name written on first page. "The Original Screenplay of an American classic. This is a landmark volume of the epic, original film script written by Lorraine Hansberry, adapted from her stage play. But movie audiences did not know that nearly a third of her powerful screenplay had been cut. This edition restores all of these deletions and delivers the screenplay that is true to Hansberry's vision. " (os) ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall 
Price: 1.95 USD
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