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Learning To Die: Wisdom in the Age of Climate Crisis
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"Truth-filled meditations about grace in the face of mortality." @MargaretAtwood In this powerful little book, two leading intellectuals illuminate the truth about where our environmental crisis is taking us. Writing from an island on Canada's Northwest coast,…
Wisdom & Metaphor

Wisdom & Metaphor

by Jan Zwicky

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|April 17, 2014

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In the foreword to Wisdom & Metaphor , Jan Zwicky observes that “those who think metaphorically are enabled to think truly, because the shape of their thinking echoes the shape of the world.” Wisdom & Metaphor explores the ways we come to understand…
Power Politics: Poems

Power Politics: Poems

by Margaret Atwood

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|March 6, 2018

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When it first appeared in 1971, Margaret Atwood's Power Politics startled readers with its vital dance of woman and man. It still startles today, and is just as iconoclastic as ever. These poems occupy all at once the intimate, the political, and the mythic.…
Why I Sing The Blues: Lyrics & Poems

Why I Sing The Blues: Lyrics & Poems

by Jan Zwicky

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|October 1, 2001

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A magnificent anthology of blues poems/songs by some of Canada's best poets; on the accompanying CD, the poems are masterfully interpreted by Canadian west coast blues artists. Writing contributors include Ken Babstock, bill bissett, George Elliott Clarke, Lynn…
Alkibiades' Love: Essays in Philosophy

Alkibiades' Love: Essays in Philosophy

by Jan Zwicky

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|March 9, 2015

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Alkibiades, a central character in Plato's Symposium, claims that philosophy touches him to the quick. When Socrates speaks, he's often moved to tears and realizes he must change his life. In Alkibiades' Love, Jan Zwicky demonstrates that this image of…
Forge

Forge

by Jan Zwicky

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|August 1, 2011

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This new collection from Jan Zwicky is a set of variations that employs a restricted, echoic vocabulary to explore themes of spiritual catastrophe, transformation and erotic love. Zwicky is a philosopher, musician and award-winning poet who lives on Quadra…
The Long Walk

The Long Walk

by Jan Zwicky

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|October 1, 2016

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"The Long Walk carries a lifetime's force of meaning. A deeply beautiful book." Anne Michaels In The Long Walk,  Jan Zwicky bears witness to environmental and cultural cataclysm. Both prophetic and acutely personal, these poems extend her previous…
Lyric Philosophy

Lyric Philosophy

by Jan Zwicky

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|February 24, 2014

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In this ground-breaking study on the nature of philosophy, Jan Zwicky demonstrates how much of potential philosophical significance is lost if our notion of meaningful language is constrained by narrow concepts of analytic rigour. Her aim is not to dismiss the…
The Experience of Meaning

The Experience of Meaning

by Jan Zwicky

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|May 30, 2019

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The aim of this book is a recovery of interest in the experience of meaning. Jan Zwicky defends the claim that we experience meaning in the apprehension of wholes and their internal structural relations, providing examples of such insight in mathematics a
Vittoria Colonna: Selections from the Rime Spirituali with Photographs of Josep Maria Subirachs…
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A collection of ten Renaissance Italian poems, complemented by contemporary English versions and photographs. This volume provides a unique visual and literary context for Italian poet Vittoria Colonna's classical, spiritual themes.
Lyric Ecology: An Appreciation Of The Work Of Jan Zwicky
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Jan Zwicky is one of Canada's most innovative intellectual figures. As a poet, philosophy teacher, and violinist, Zwicky strives to give voice to the ecology of experience. Whether reflecting on music, history, poetry, or the nature of thought itself, her work…
Thirty-Seven Small Songs & Thirteen Silences
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For the past several years, Jan Zwicky has been developing a definition and working examples of the word "lyric." Her writing has taken the shape of poetry and philosophy, neither necessarily confined to the traditions of those genres. Thirty-seven Small Songs &…
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