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National Dreams

Myth, Mystery, and Canadian History

As Canadians, we remember the stories told to us in high-school history class as condensed images of the past—the glorious Mountie, the fearsome Native, the Last Spike. National … 217 View

Roman Ingarden’s Ontology and Aesthetics

A leading Polish philosopher of the 20th century, Roman Ingarden is principally renowned in Western culture for his work in aesthetics and the theory of literature. Jeff Mitscherling … 246 View

The Quebec Anthology

1830-1990

The Quebec Anthology: 1830-1990 provides a complete overview of the Quebec short story from its beginnings to the 1990s and offers a unique opportunity for English readers to discover the essence … 427 View
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"The Legend of Rose Latulipe" 1837

From: The Quebec Anthology

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The novel is a work of fantasy and folklore, a blend of the surreal and the macabre that relates the story of Charles Amand, a native of Saint-Jean-Port-Joli who becomes obsessed by the desire to … 7 $0.42 Add
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Introduction

From: Roman Ingarden's Ontology and Aesthetics

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The basic claim of this book is twofold: (1) that we are not in a position accurately to interpret and evaluate Ingarden’s studies in aesthetics until we place them within the framework … 8 $0.88 Add
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Introduction

The Story of Canada

From: National Dreams

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In the introduction the author states that Indians were referred to as looking “Alien Like” and that the “British-born Canadians” are the “Elect of the earth”. … 30 $0.90 Add
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"The Three Devils, or, All’s Well That Ends Well" 1867

From: The Quebec Anthology

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"Les trois diables," translated by Wayne Grady as "The Three Devils," first appeared in Contes populaires and was one of Stevens’s more successful stories. It is typical … 14 $0.84 Add
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A Sketch of Ingarden’s Life, Career, and Works

From: Roman Ingarden's Ontology and Aesthetics

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A Chronological Overview of Ingarden’s Life and Major Publications 32 $3.52 Add
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Making Tracks

The Myth of CPR

From: National Dreams

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The myth of the CPR as creator of the country is, in fact, as old as the railway itself, which is not surprising given that it was the railway itself which created the myth. The mundane act of … 39 $1.17 Add
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"The Roussis’ Fire" 1872

From: The Quebec Anthology

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"Le Feu des Roussi," translated here by Yves Brunelle as "The Roussis’ Fire," first appeared in two instalments in the journal L ‘Opinion publique in 1872 under … 16 $0.96 Add
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Ingarden’s Interpretation of Husserl

From: Roman Ingarden's Ontology and Aesthetics

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This chapter offers a critical examination of Ingarden’s interpretation of Husserl as a ‘metaphysical idealist’. 38 $4.18 Add
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The Mild West

The Myth of RCMP

From: National Dreams

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For a hundred years the Royal Canadian Mounted Police has occupied a special place in Canadian history and our imaginations. The story of how they drove out the American whiskey peddlers and … 49 $1.96 Add
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"Yellow-Wolf, Malecite Chieftain of Old" 1893

From: The Quebec Anthology

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After de Gaspé’s death in 1871, one of his sons, Alfred-Patrice, found a manuscript of stories among his father’s papers. This was published in 1893 as Divers. Jane Brierley, … 15 $0.90 Add
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Controversy Over the Existence of the World

From: Roman Ingarden's Ontology and Aesthetics

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An examination of several of Controversy’s central existential-ontological and formal-ontological investigations. 43 $4.73 Add
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Your Majesty’s Realm

The Myth of the Master Race

From: National Dreams

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Canadian schoolchildren, who were taught to venerate Great Britain and its empire pledged allegiance to the monarch and sang "Rule Britannia" and "Soldiers of the Queen." … 63 $3.78 Add
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"La Gothe and Her Husband" 1895

From: The Quebec Anthology

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"Le mari de la Gothe," translated here by Patricia Sillers as "La Gothe and Her Husband," first appeared in Fleurs champêtres. Closer in character to the gothic tales of … 11 $0.66 Add