Monthly Archives: December 2010

Strike/Slip by Don McKay

McKay, Don. Strike/Slip. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 2006. Completed: 26 November 2010 When I started reading for the Canadian Book Challenge I decided to read a poet from each province and territory.  Don McKay is a well established poet, having … Continue reading

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As For Me And My House by Sinclair Ross

Ross, Sinclair. As For Me and My House. Saskatoon: Fifth House, 1994. Completed: 17 November 2010 Brian Busby, from The Dusty Bookcase did a post on this book.  It is from that post that I decided to have a go … Continue reading

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Shahrázád in Art

The stories of the Arabian Nights have had a long and continuing influence on Western art, literature, music, etc.  This influence is ably dealt with on other sites.  See The Journal of the 1001 Nights and Wikipedia for some pretty … Continue reading

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