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He Drown She In The Sea

Author : Shani Mootoo
ISBN : 0802117988
Genre : Fiction
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Two childhood friends--Harry, the half-caste son of a hard-working maid, and Rose, the daughter of his mother's employer--form a bond that drives them later in life to break free from the social manacles that have kept them apart, in a story of the dangers of love against all odds. By the author of Cereus Blooms at Night.
Category: Fiction

Our Caribbean

Author : Thomas Glave
ISBN : 082234226X
Genre : Literary Collections
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The first book of its kind, Our Caribbean is an anthology of lesbian and gay writing from across the Antilles. The author and activist Thomas Glave has gathered outstanding fiction, nonfiction, memoir, and poetry by little-known writers together with selections by internationally celebrated figures such as José Alcántara Almánzar, Reinaldo Arenas, Dionne Brand, Michelle Cliff, Audre Lorde, Achy Obejas, and Assotto Saint. The result is an unprecedented literary conversation on gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered experiences throughout the Caribbean and its far-flung diaspora. Many selections were originally published in Spanish, Dutch, or creole languages; some are translated into English here for the first time. The thirty-seven authors hail from the Bahamas, Barbados, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Panama, Puerto Rico, St. Vincent, St. Kitts, Suriname, and Trinidad. Many have lived outside the Caribbean, and their writing depicts histories of voluntary migration as well as exile from repressive governments, communities, and families. Many pieces have a political urgency that reflects their authors' work as activists, teachers, community organizers, and performers. Desire commingles with ostracism and alienation throughout: in the evocative portrayals of same-sex love and longing, and in the selections addressing religion, family, race, and class. From the poem “Saturday Night in San Juan with the Right Sailors” to the poignant narrative “We Came All the Way from Cuba So You Could Dress Like This?” to an eloquent call for the embrace of difference that appeared in the Nassau Daily Tribune on the eve of an anti-gay protest, Our Caribbean is a brave and necessary book. Contributors: José Alcántara Almánzar, Aldo Alvarez, Reinaldo Arenas, Rane Arroyo, Jesús J. Barquet, Marilyn Bobes, Dionne Brand, Timothy S. Chin, Michelle Cliff, Wesley E. A. Crichlow, Mabel Rodríguez Cuesta, Ochy Curiel, Faizal Deen, Pedro de Jesús, R. Erica Doyle, Thomas Glave, Rosamond S. King, Helen Klonaris, Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes, Audre Lorde, Shani Mootoo, Anton Nimblett, Achy Obejas, Leonardo Padura Fuentes, Virgilio Piñera, Patricia Powell, Kevin Everod Quashie, Juanita Ramos, Colin Robinson, Assotto Saint, Andrew Salkey, Lawrence Scott, Makeda Silvera, H. Nigel Thomas, Rinaldo Walcott, Gloria Wekker, Lawson Williams
Category: Literary Collections

Novelties And Souvenirs Collected Short Fiction

Author : John Crowley
ISBN : 9780575129856
Genre : Fiction
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Courage and achievement are celebrated and questioned, paradoxes examined, and human frailty appreciated in fifteen tales, at once lyrical and provocative, ranging fromthe fantastic to the achingly real. Be it a tale of an expulsion from Eden, a journey through time, the dreams of a failed writer, ora dead woman's ambiguous legacy, each story in Novelties & Souvenirs is a glorious reading experience, offering delights to be savored ... and remembered.
Category: Fiction

Wet Wonders

Author : Bob A. Ellison
ISBN : 9780759646445
Genre : Fiction
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John McDonnell is a perceptive and intuitive observer. His insightful philosophy of life, science, faith and religion were fermented by early religious and classical academic studies, and life experiences in politics, business, theater and the arts. His fluent and expressive use of language enable him to impart his penetrating thoughts and analyses in prose and poetry. His poems are to be read for enjoyment of the colorful expression and unusual perspective. When reread the reader will perceive additional layers of meaning and greater depths of understanding.
Category: Fiction

Guide To Book Publishers Editors And Literary Agents 2006

Author : Jeff Herman
ISBN : 0977268209
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Now updated for 2008, this annual edition of the classic bestselling directory provides everything working writers need to find the most receptive publishers, editors, and agents for their work.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Publishers Weekly

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ISBN : UCSD:31822034958801
Genre : American literature
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Category: American literature

The New Pocket Kobb S Opera Book

Author : Earl Of Harwood
ISBN : 9781446490754
Genre : Music
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The New Pocket Kobbe's Complete Opera Book is the world's leading reference work on opera, and (in the words of Bernard Levin) 'no single-volume operatic guide can possibly compare with it'. Kobbe is the only book which summaries the libretti of the world's opera, describes their music and gives a history of their performance within a single volume. But it is a large and relatively expensive book. The new pocket edition, at a price accessible to the huge new audience for opera, has been redesigned and extended, existing entries have been rewritten, and new operas included. The total number of works covered is now over 200, including important new works like John Adams Nixon in China, Harrison Birtwistle's Gawain and Thomas Ades's Powder Her Face, and a number of half-forgotten works that are now undergoing revival. Unlike the previous edition, it is now simply arranged, alphabetically by composer. Lord Harewood's strongly individual commentaries, together with his unparalleled knowledge of and enthusiasm for opera, make the New Pocket Kobbe a book no opera-goer can afford to be without.
Category: Music

Second Arrivals

Author : Sarah Phillips Casteel
ISBN : UOM:39015070729002
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Diaspora studies have tended to privilege urban landscapes over rural ones, wanting to avoid the racial homogeneity, conservatism, and xenophobia usually associated with the latter. This book examines the work of various writers to show how it expresses the appeal that rural and wilderness spaces can hold for the diasporic imagination.
Category: Literary Criticism

Sycamore Review

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ISBN : IND:30000111533075
Genre : American literature
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Category: American literature

Edgar Wallace Mysteries Premium Collection Of 20 Best Thriller Novels

Author : Edgar Wallace
ISBN : 9788026840817
Genre : Fiction
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This carefully crafted ebook: "Edgar Wallace Mysteries (Premium Collection of 20 Best Thriller Novels)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Edgar Wallace (1875-1932) was an English writer. As well as journalism, Wallace wrote screen plays, poetry, historical non-fiction, 18 stage plays, 957 short stories and over 170 novels, 12 in 1929 alone. More than 160 films have been made of Wallace's work. Table of Contents: The Four Just Men The Mind of Mr. J. G. Reeder The Daffodil Mystery Angel of Terror The Clue of the Twisted Candle The Crimson Circle The Green Ribbon The Devil Man The Forger The Iron Grip The Twister The Secret House The Man Who Knew The Green Archer The Three Oak Mystery Penelope of the Polyantha The Flying Fifty-five The Clue of the Silver Key Captains of Souls The Man who Bought London
Category: Fiction

Gifts

Author : B. P. Nichol
ISBN : 1552450902
Genre : Poetry
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BpNichol's The Martyrology is a long poem begun in 1967 and continuing until Nichol's death in 1988. It includes Books 1 & 2 (1972), Book(s) 7 & (1990), and Ad Sanctos: Book 9 (1992). The text in this volume is a facsimile, with minor corrections, of the 1990 edition of Gifts. --Coach House Books.
Category: Poetry

A Little Book Of Scottish Verse

Author : Thomas Finlayson Henderson
ISBN : HARVARD:32044086687506
Genre : Ballads, Scots
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Category: Ballads, Scots

The Book Of Scottish Song

Author : Alexander Whitelaw
ISBN : BL:A0022302882
Genre : Poets, Scottish
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Category: Poets, Scottish

Mammoth Books Presents And The Deep Blue Sea

Author : Elizabeth Bear
ISBN : 9781472104656
Genre : Fiction
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Reminiscent of both "Damnation Alley" by Roger Zelazny and "The Postman" by David Brin, "And the Deep Blue Sea" offers almost three stories for the price of one.
Category: Fiction

Short Fiction Critical Contexts

Author : Geoff Hancock
ISBN : 0195429931
Genre : College readers
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Short Fiction and Critical Contexts: A Compact Reader is a challenging, versatile, and engaging resource for the study of short fiction. This collection features a diverse group of writers from differing ethnic, cultural, and national backgrounds and highlights female and Canadian authors.Each story is introduced by a brief biography of the author, information on his or her approach to writing fiction, and information about the story itself. The second half of the text collects a variety of documents written on the topic of the short story, many by the authors featured in the firsthalf of the text. The combination of stories and their context makes this an invaluable reader for students studying the short story at any level.Online Instructor's Manual offers:* Grammar review, including self-testing quizzes* Advice on creative writing* Comprehensive up-to-date information on citing literature in MLA * Lists of further readings, interesting links* Study and Discussion questions* Access to Documentation in the Humanities: Updated Guidelines for Style and Referencing online
Category: College readers

A Dictionary Of The Noted Names Of Fiction

Author : William Adolphus Wheeler
ISBN : UIUC:30112056656546
Genre : Characters and characteristics in literature
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Category: Characters and characteristics in literature