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A.M. Klein: Beyond Sambation: Selected Essays and Editorials
KLEIN, A.M. (Steinberg & Caplan, eds). A.M. Klein: Beyond Sambation: Selected Essays and Editorials 1928-1955. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1982. First Edition. 242x165mm. Hard Cover. Very Good / Very Good. 541pp. Contents, Introduction, Biographical Chronology, Index. Book and dustjacket are both lightly worn, with some soiling to the upper page edges. Mild wrinkling to dustjacket.

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ALCORN, Douglas, with Raymond SOUSTER: From Hell to Breakfast
Toronto: Intruder Press, 1980. First Edition. 8vo. 339pp. Hardcover in dustjacket, both Fine. Illustrated with a section of black and white plates from photographs. With an introduction by Raymond Souster. The author's story of his experience in the Royal Canadian Air Force 418 bomber squadron, written in collaboration with Souster because the author had read On Target, Souster's novel on a similar subject, and had felt that Souster might be sympathetic to his work.

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ALEXIS, Andre: Beauty & Sadness
ALEXIS, Andre. Beauty & Sadness. Toronto: Anansi, 2010. First Edition. 189x130mm. Trade Paperback. New. 268pp. Beauty and Sadness is a journey through literary space with one of our most perceptive writers. Award-winning novelist and critic AndrČ Alexis explores worlds with names such as "Henry James," "Maupassant," and "Kawabata," trying, like any traveller, to faithfully convey what he sees and feels in those places while giving a convincing portrait of himself. At the same time, Beauty and Sadness is an autobiography. Alexis's intent is to give a sense of what it is like to live ecstatically through literature -- what it is like to read Tolstoy and feel that "The Death of Ivan Ilych," for instance, is connected to the land of his birth, Trinidad, as intimately as it is to his home, Canada. In the final piece of the book, entitled "Water," Alexis gives the reader an intimate sense of what it has been like to live as a writer these last twenty years while practicing an art form (fiction/literature) that he contends is in decline. In the author's own words: "Beauty and sadness is where world and words meet."

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ALEXIS, Andre: My Vagina By Andre Alexis
ALEXIS, Andre. My Vagina By Andre Alexis. Toronto: BookThug, 2012.

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ALIQUIE, Ferdinand. The Philosophy of Surrealism. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 1965.
ALIQUIE, Ferdinand. The Philosophy of Surrealism. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 1965.

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ALSTON, Sandra, and FLEMING, Patricia: Toronto in Print
A Celebration of 200 Years of the Printing Press in Toronto, 1798-1998. Toronto: University of Toronto Library, 1998. First Edition. 8vo. 112pp. Original Wrappers. Illustrated throughout in black and white and in full colour. As New. Produced for an exhibition at the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library 3 August - 2 October 1998.

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AMIRI BARAKA (LeRoi Jones): Daggers and Javelins: Essays
New York: Quill, 1984. First Thus. 8vo. 334pp. Perfect bound into wrappers. Very Good, with some light shelfwear.

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ANDERSON, Erik: The Poetics of Trespass
ANDERSON, Erik. The Poetics of Trespass. Los Angeles: Otis Books / Seismicity Editions, 2010. First Edition. 196x127mm. Trade Paperback. Very Good. 101pp. A series of meditations upon walking out the letters of "Pastoral" over a span of twenty blocks in central Denver. This copy has a few scratches to the front cover, otherwise fine.

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ANDREEFF, Sam: Hi Kookoo: A Complete Bibliography of Mark Connery
ANDREEFF, Sam. Hi Kookoo: A Complete Bibliography of Mark Connery. Toronto: Red Mirror Press, 1997.

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ANDREWS, Bruce; BERNSTEIN, Charles; SHERRY, James. Technology / Art
ANDREWS, Bruce; BERNSTEIN, Charles; SHERRY, James. Technology / Art: 20 Brief Proposals for Seminars on Art & Technology. Factory School, 2001. First Thus. 8vo. Stapled Wrappers. Signed by Author. Fine. 20pp. A reissue of the original 1995 edition. This copy has been signed by Charles Bernstein on the title page.

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ANNHARTE: AKA Ingendagosekwe
ANNHARTE. AKA Ingendagosekwe. North Vancouver: Capilano University Editions, 2013. First Edition. 204x152mm. Trade Paperback. New. 227pp. Edited with an introduction by Reg Johanson. "Annharte's poetry is a wake-up call to a DE-poetics (demysitfy, decompose, derange etc.). With this collection of potent essays, diatribes, and meditations she described spaces for the "medicine lines" of a contact zone that should not, cannot, be avoided. Her stance intervenes and reflects as she troubles the decolonization of self. The friction, intelligence, and entertainment in the storytelling and thinking collected in AKA complements the DE-writing her poetry excells in. Prepare to be detained." ---Fred Wah.

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ANTIN, David: Autobiography
ANTIN, David. Autobiography. New York: Something Else Press, 1967.

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Antiphonies: Essays on Women's Experimental Poetries in Canada
DORWARD, Nate [Ed]. Antiphonies: Essays on Women's Experimental Poetries in Canada. Toronto: The Gig, 2008. First Edition. 8vo. Perfect bound into Wrappers. New. 256pp. Antiphonies is a primer on some of the most exciting work in contemporary Canadian poetry. These essays discuss a wide range of work, from books already acclaimed as modern classics -- such as Erin Moure's O Cidadan, Lisa Robertson's Debbie: An Epic, and Karen Mac Cormack's Implexures -- to the equally remarkable work of Susan Clark, Catriona Strang, Lissa Wolsak, Christine Stewart, Deanna Ferguson, Lise Downe, Nancy Shaw, a.rawlings, Marie Annharte Baker and others. The essays are complimented by brief selections of poems and poetics statements.

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ARTAUD, Antonin: The Theater and its Double
New York: Grove Press, 1958. 11th Printing. 8vo. 159pp. Trade paperback. Translated from the French by Mary Caroline Richards. Almost fine with a few light creased to the covers.

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AVASILICHIOAEI, Oana; CARR, Angela; MAJZELS, Robert, MOURE, Erin: Translating Translating Montreal
AVASILICHIOAEI, Oana; CARR, Angela; MAJZELS, Robert, MOURE, Erin. Translating Translating Montreal. Montreal: Press Dust, 2007. First Edition. 8vo. Perfect bound into Wrappers. New. 76pp. Perhaps, in an act of translation the edges of the self give way as they do in love. The movement of sense arises from the rhythm of the pieces as a whole, and to transmit this movement is fidelity. Hence "transinhalation" -- withdrawl, restraint, intake of breath -- seeks rather to make room for the Other. Thus writing is fostered in an open space of crossings where not one author stands alone but is multiplied, where "original" ceases to have its simplistic meaning, where texts begin to generate not only other texts but their own authors, where the I, no longer transparent, is liberated from itself.

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AVISON, Margaret: I Am Here and Not Not-There: An Autobiography
AVISON, Margaret. I Am Here and Not Not-There: An Autobiography. Erin: The Porcupine's Quill, 2009. First Edition. 8vo. Perfect bound into Wrappers. New. 351pp. A posthumous self-portrait by one of Canada's best and most revered writers, a woman of 'almost unparalleled humanity and humility' who lives for poetry both before and after the watershed experience of her life: her conversion experience of 1963.

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BACHELARD, Gaston: The Poetics of Space
BACHELARD, Gaston. The Poetics of Space. Boston: The Beacon Press, 1994. Later Edition. 203x136mm. Trade Paperback. Fine. 240pp. With a foreword by John R. Stilgoe.

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BADIOU, Alain: Manifesto for Philosphy
Albany: State University of New york Press, 1999. First Edition in English. 8vo. 181pp. Trade paperback. New. Translated, Edited, and with an Introduction by Norman Madarasz.

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BANKS, Russell; ONDAATJE, Michael; YOUNG, David (Eds): Brushes with Greatness
Toronto: The Coach House Press, 1989. First Edition. 8vo. 145pp. Trade paperback. An anthology of chance encounters with celebrities.

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BARBER, Stephen: Artaud: The Screaming Body
np: Creation Books, 2001. Reprint. 8vo. 126pp. Printed wrappers. New. This book explores the extremes of Artaud's aork - work that is traversed by forces of ecstacy and annihilation, and structured together by raw imagery of the screaming human body. Artaud's film projects, his drawings made in the ward of a lunatic asylum, and examines the form of his censored recording To Have Done With The Judgement of God are included; also included are explorations between Artaud and other figures, counter-cultures and Avant-garde groups such as the Lettrist and Situationist movements, the Vienna Action Group, Tatsumi Hijikata and others.

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BARNES, Djuna: Ladies Almanack
New York: Harper and Row, 1972. First Thus. 8vo. 84pp. Illustrated throughout with black and white illustrations by the author. "...showing their Signs and their tides; their Moons and their Changes; the Seasons as it is with them; their Eclipses and Equinoxes; as well as a full Record of diurnal and nocturnal Distempers." Fine in a Fine dustjacket.

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BARR, Debra: Guide to the Papers of Earle Birney in Canadian Repositories
BARR, Debra. Guide to the Papers of Earle Birney in Canadian Repositories. Toronto: Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, 1987. Limited Edition. 280x217mm. Cerlox. Very Good. 188pp. Word Perfect printouts photocopied; bound into printed stiff paper wrappers with black cerlox comb. Some general light wear and soiling, for the most part almsot fine. With Introduction by Barr outlining the project; also includes a biographical sketch and Index. Contains listings of materials housed at the Fisher (the largest collection) as well as at 14 other institutions across Canada. Cover features 9 portraits of the writer spanning his lifetime, all found within the collections.

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BARTHES, Roland: S/Z
BARTHES, Roland. S/Z. New York: Hill and Wang, 1974. Later printing. 8vo. 271pp. Trade paperback. Bookstore price sticker to the last page, touch of soiling to the spine, slight fading to the wrappers, otherwise fine.

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BEAULIEU, Derek: How to Write
BEAULIEU, Derek. How to Write. Vancouver: Talonbooks, 2010.

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BEAULIEU, Derek: [Dear Fred]
BEAULIEU, Derek. [Dear Fred]. Maxville: above/ground Press, 2004.

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BEGOUT, Bruce: Common Place: The American Motel
BEGOUT, Bruce. Common Place: The American Motel. Los Angeles: Otis Books / Seismicity Editions, 2010. First Edition in English. 201x126mm. Trade Paperback. Almost Fine. 137mm. Translated from the French by Colin Keaveney. Afterword by D.J. Waldie. "A relatively old legacy of the twentieth century, the motel this foreshadowed, unbeknownst to itself, a new type of urban existence."

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BELLAMY, Dodie: Barf Manifesto
BELLAMY, Dodie. Barf Manifesto. Brooklyn: Ugly Duckling Presse, 2008. First Edition. 8vo. Stapled Wrappers. New. 30pp. Asked to write a paper on alternative forms of memoir for the 2007 Modern Language Association conference, Bellamy wrote an admiring analysis of "Everyday Barf," the essay that concludes Eileen Myles's recent poetry collection SORRY, TREE. Bellamy's talk, "MLA Barf," became a rousing defense of the "barf" as a literary form. Here "MLA Barf" is joined by its sequel, "CCA Barf," delivered as a lecture at the California College of the Arts some months later. Together the two talks celebrate Eileen Myles--especially her genius for bringing the body into writing--as well as the conceptual practices of two British visual artists, Tariq Alvi and Bridget Riley.

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BELLAMY, Dodie: Pink Steam
BELLAMY, Dodie. Pink Steam. San Francisco: Suspect Thoughts Press, 2004. First Edition. 8vo. Perfect bound into Wrappers. New. 190pp. Pink steam rises from the vats of melting goo in the Vincent Price 3-D horror classic, House of Wax. Railroad buffs know pink steam as the first blast from a newly christened steam engine, which appears pink as it spews out rust. And now Pink Steam, the book, reveals the intimate secrets of Dodie Bellamy's life -- sex, shoplifting, voyeurism, writing. Like L. Frank Baum's Dorothy, in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Bellamy grows up in a dreary Midwestern town. She's a bossy, queer child who identifies with the freaks she watches on The Twilight Zone. Her father's a carpenter obsessed with Kipling's The Jungle Book -- the only book he's ever read. Her mother is a pragmatist who longs for a normal daughter. Eventually Bellamy hurls out of Indiana tumbles into Oz -- San Francisco's bohemian Mission District.

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BENNETT, Tony: New Keywords: A Revised Vocabulary of Culture and Society
Malden: Blackwell Publishing, 2005. 8vo. 427pp. Perfectbound. New.

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BERKSON, Bill and MAYER, Bernadette: What's Your Idea of a Good Time?
No Place: Tuumba Press, 2006. First Edition. 8vo. 226pp. Perfect bound into printed wrappers. New. Between 1977 and 1985 Bill Berkson and Bernadette Mayer interviewed each other on a range of topics. Collected here for the first time, the resulting documents, along with accompanying letters, are variously celebratory, flirtations, investigative, experimental, and probing. This volume offers a collaborative portrait of two major American writers in action.

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