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Growing Pains: The Autobiography of Emily Carr
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Completed just before Emily Carr died in 1945, Growing Pains tells the story of her life, beginning with her girlhood in pioneer Victoria and going on to her training as an artist in San Francisco, England and France. She writes about the frustration she felt at…
Emily Carr: Life & Work

Emily Carr: Life & Work

by Lisa Baldissera

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|October 1, 2021

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Klee Wyck

Klee Wyck

by Emily Carr

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|October 1, 2003

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The legendary Emily Carr was primarily a painter, but she first gained recognition as a writer. Her first book, published in 1941, was titled Klee Wyck ( "Laughing One" ), in honour of the name that the Native people fo the west coast gave her as an intrepid…
Hundreds and Thousands: The Journals of Emily Carr
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FIRST PUBLISHED IN 1966, after the legendary artist and writer Emily Carr died in 1945, Hundreds and Thousands consists of her journals from 1927 to 1941. She began keeping a journal in 1927, when, after years of her work being derided and ignored, came…
The Book of Small

The Book of Small

by Emily Carr

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|May 28, 2004

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The legendary Emily Carr was acclaimed as both an artist and a writer. Her first book, Klee Wyck , won the prestigious Governor General’s Literary Award for non-fiction in 1941. The Book of Small is a collection of thirty-six word sketches in which Emily…
From the Forest to the Sea: Emily Carr in British Columbia
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Winner, Canadian Museum Association Award for Outstanding Achievement in Research -- Art Emily Carr captures the natural and cultural landscapes of British Columbia like no other artist before or after her. This major volume, designed to accompany an exhibition…
Emily Carr: Fresh Seeing - French Modernism And The West Coast
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A new look at the art of Emily Carr that explores the profound impact of her time spent in France early in her career, by two of our most distinguished writers on art. In 1911, Emily Carr returned from a sixteen-month trip to France with a new understanding of…
The Art of Emily Carr

The Art of Emily Carr

by Doris Shadbolt

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|November 1, 1992

$45.00

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This book represents the culmination of Doris Shadbolt 's long fascination with the work of Carr, a painter she views as one of the strongest and most individual of Canadian artists. It reflects more than a decade of meticulous research, and excerpts form…
Emily Carr Collected

Emily Carr Collected

by IAN Thom

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|May 17, 2013

$19.95

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A smartly packaged, affordably priced collection of the works of a Canadian icon. Nearly seventy years after her death, Emily Carr's works continue to capture the grandeur of British Columbia's landscape and define our vision of the nation. The approximately…
Studio Billie's Calendar: A PERPETUAL CALENDAR

Studio Billie's Calendar: A PERPETUAL CALENDAR

by Emily Carr

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|September 1, 2010

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"Missus couldn't run the studio without me," says Billie the dog. This perpetual calendar is much more than 12 pictures with spaces for notes. Join Emily Carr's faithful companion, Studio Billie, on this light-hearted journey through a year in his life. It's…
Emily Carr's B.C.: Vancouver Island
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Emily Carr was an epic traveller. She covered more than 20,000 kilometres in British Columbia during a time when women rarely set off on their own—certainly not with the intention of visiting remote aboriginal villages. While this wanderlust and fearless…
Extraordinary Canadians: Emily Carr: A Penguin Lives Biography
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Mad, bad, and dangerous to know is how Victorian society dismissed Emily Carr. Lewis DeSoto, a painter and novelist, sees Emily Carr as a woman in search of God, freedom, and the essence of art. Her quest to be an independent woman and a modern artist takes her…
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