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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,…
The Experience of Meaning
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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
Power Politics: Poems
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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.…
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.
Chamber Music: The Poetry of Jan Zwicky
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|December 11, 2014

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Arcing across thirty years and seven volumes, Jan Zwicky’s poetry has always been acutely musical (and sensitive to the silence out of which music comes). In the compositions in Chamber Music , the first anthology of Zwicky’s poems, one may perceive…
Wisdom & Metaphor
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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…
The Long Walk
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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
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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…
Lyric Ecology: Essays in Honour 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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|March 15, 2005

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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 &…
The Collected Poetry Of Carol Shields
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|This title releases October 15, 2021

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Carol Shields, best known for her fiction writing, received both the Pulitzer Prize and the Governor General's Award for Fiction for her novel The Stone Diaries. But she also wrote hundreds of poems over the span of her career. The Collected Poetry of Carol…
The Collected Poetry Of Carol Shields
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Carol Shields, best known for her fiction writing, received both the Pulitzer Prize and the Governor General's Award for Fiction for her novel The Stone Diaries. But she also wrote hundreds of poems over the span of her career. The Collected Poetry of Carol…
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