A Dark Conspiracy and Other Nineteenth-Century Canadian Short Stories in English
Henry M. Wallace, Ed.
FORTHCOMING: DEC 15, 2022
A first anthology of its kind, A Dark Conspiracy and Other nineteenth-Century Canadian Short Stories in English anthologizes the best stories written by Canadians. Among the authors in the collection, one can find May Agnes Fleming, Thomas Chandler Haliburton, Susanna Moodie, Duncan Campbell Scott, Stephen Leacock.
The History of Emily Montague
FORTHCOMING: OCT 12, 2022
The History of Emily Montague is considered the first Canadian novel. Written by a British colonist, Frances Brooke, in an epistolary form, the novel is remarkable for its observations of the lives and traditions of Quebecers and Natives, as well as the manners of the upper-British classes. This is a scholarly edition that brings to light new information about the times and the context of the novel.
Like a Child Would Do: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Childlikeness in Past and Current Societies
Mathieu Alemany Oliver and Russell W. Belk, eds.
Adult childlikeness is familiar to everyone. However, childlikeness remains a little-studied and catchall concept whose more or less ameliorative or pejorative meaning can vary considerably depending on time and place, but also on disciplines. Like A Child Would Do: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Childlikeness in Past and Current Societies attempts to pierce this conceptual fog.
The Canadian Precariat: Part-Time Faculty and the Higher-Education System
Ann Gagné, ed.
This collection includes reflections about the precariousness of academic employment for non-tenured professionals across Canada. It includes articles from those who have taught in post-secondary education across Canada, as well as as from those some who have experienced precarity as student and union organizers. It also includes voices of students working and teaching in the higher education system.
Common Sense in the Second Amendment: Eighteenth-Century English and the U.S. Bill of Rights
One of the most exciting and intriguing books, timely and eye-opening.
This book analyses the words “infringe” and “abridge” to boost an accurate understanding of the Second Amendment. The wording of the first and second amendments was shaped by the period when the Bill of Rights was created by the authors and ratified by the states and was shaped by previous centuries of English usage and etymology.