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Buy Banned Books
Brooks, Bonny
The article takes a look at 'banned books' in the social media era, where the 'imagination police' dominate and a form of 'fictional aparteid' is taking place, and moreover why we have a duty to buy t...
Feminism's March from Nation to Home - interview: Against The Current vol. 163
Brenner, Johanna
Johanna Brenner interviews Ninotchka Rosca.
Opa Nobody: Against The Current vol. 135
Tribich, Chloe
In Opa Nobody, Sonya Huber — an activist struggling to reconcile her politics with the demands of human relationships and the realities of contemporary U.S. life — undertakes an ambitious task: the po...
Radical Perspectives in the Arts
Baxandall, Lee (ed.)
An anthology of Marxist literary and cultural criticism.
Reading Lolita in Tehran
Nafisi, Azar
Science fiction is more than just Buck Rogers
Renault, Gregory
Like most modern literature, science fiction is concerned with the alienated human condition, yet it articulates this concern in a distinct manner, as a form of literature concerned with the implicati...
The Secret Museum: Pornography in Modern Culture
Kendrick, Walter
Kendrick looks at the idea of pornography since the word was coined a century and a half ago, concentrating less on the books and pictures that have instigated battles over "pornography" than on what ...
Traces of Magma: An Annotated Bibliography of Left Literature
Knight, Rolf
An annotated bibliography of left wing novels which deal with the lives of working people during the twentieth century.

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AK Press
AK Press is a worker-run collective that publishes and distributes radical books, visual and audio media, and other mind-altering material. We're small: a dozen people who work long hours for short mo...

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The Cambridge Companion to Canadian Literature
Kröller, Eva-Marie
Broad surveys of fiction, drama, and poetry, Aboriginal writings, Francophone writings, autobiography, literary criticism, writing by women, urban writing, nature writing, travel writing, and short fi...
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Catch-22 is a satirical, historical novel by the American author Joseph Heller.
Fiction v nonfiction - English literature's made-up divide
Fiction v non: an English affliction?
Lea, Richard
Some cultures do not distinguish between fiction and nonfiction - and instead talk of 'stories'. Is that a barrier to English-language writers and publishers? Or should they just learn to enjoy tellin...
Good Fiction Guide
Rogers, Jane
Imagined Nations
Reflections on Media in Canadian Fiction
Williams, David
A basic look at the effects different forms of media have had on Canadian novels and film adaptations and cyberspace, and how these affect the sense of time and space and national identities.
Is 'urban fiction' defined by its subject – or the skin colour of its author?
Black writers see 'urban fiction' as ghettoising their work.
Thomas-Bailey, Carlene
Why are black authors of urban fiction treated differently from white novelists of the same material? Carlene Thomas-Bailey speaks to self-published black authors in the US who complain of 'seg-book-g...
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Lassie is a stage name for several dog actors. The fictional character was created by Eric Knight in a short story expanded to novel length called Lassie Come-Home.
London, Jack - Writings - Index
London, Jack
Writings of Jack London (1876-1916).
Rootless but Green are the Boulevard Trees
Parameswaran, Uma
A play about growing up Indian - and Canadian - in Winnipeg. A family from Madras copes with a dual identity.
The Shadow by the Door
di Masso, Gerardo
An Argentinian guerilla recalls the struggle and his dead comrades. Now in exile, he tries to keep his sanity by escaping from the unbearable present through his memories of an adolescent summer in th...

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Fame & Fortune Online
Comprehensive listing of awards available to Canadian journalists.