Juvenile Fiction

The Watch that Ends the Night

Author: Allan Wolf

Publisher: Candlewick Press


Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 466

View: 786

Recreates the 1912 sinking of the Titanic as observed by millionaire John Jacob Astor, a beautiful young Lebanese refugee finding first love, "Unsinkable" Molly Brown, Captain Smith, and others including the iceberg itself.
Literary Collections

Watch that Ends the Night

Author: Hugh MacLennan

Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP


Category: Literary Collections

Page: 372

View: 604

George and Catherine Stewart share not only the burden of Catherine's heart disease, which could cause her death at any time, but the memory of Jerome Martell, her first husband and George's closest friend. Martel, a brilliant doctor passionately concerned with social justice, is presumed to have died in a Nazi prison camp. His sudden return to Montreal precipitates the central crisis of the novel. Hugh MacLennan takes the reader into the lives of his three characters and back into the world of Montreal in the thirties, when politics could send an idealist across the world to Spain, France, Auschwitz, Russia, and China before his return home.
Literary Criticism

Faith and Fiction

Author: Barbara Pell

Publisher: Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press


Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 141

View: 684

Is it possible to write an artistically respectable andtheoretically convincing religious novel in a non-religious age?Up to now, there has been no substantial application oftheological criticism to the works of Hugh MacLennan and MorleyCallaghan, the two most important Canadian novelists before 1960.Yet both were religious writers ......
Literary Criticism

An Independent Stance

Author: W. J. Keith

Publisher: The Porcupine's Quill


Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 311

View: 635

Part One of this strongly worded, informed, and wide-ranging collection examines key issues for the future of Canadian criticism. Part Two offers new readings of important works by Grove, Wilson, MacLennan, Davies, Laurence, Hood, Wiebe, Hodgins, and Atwood. As W.J. Keith argues, `We still have a mission: to have our literature recognized as an essential reflection of our national life. This is what I mean by retrenchment and consolidation. Literature can survive without literary criticism but it cannot survive if it is unknown and unread. It is criticism's prime function at the present time to see that it is both known and read with that mature enjoyment which is a combination of emotional sensitivity and humane intelligence. As critics, scholars, editors, we shall not be fulfilling our responsibilities or justifying our existence if we attempt anything less.' Or as Keith modestly observes in his introduction to this collection, `If this book is of any interest, it will be because Canadian literature is an important subject. Literary commentators like myself are middle-men, and should be prepared to admit the fact. If this book succeeds in helping readers to appreciate the works of Canadian writers that I discuss, and to derive increased pleasure and insight from them, it will have served its purpose. I can see no other justification for it -- or for any other work of criticism.'
Presbyterian Church

The Scottish Psalter

Author: Free Church of Scotland. General Assembly



Category: Presbyterian Church

Page: 258

View: 563


Congressional Record

Author: United States. Congress



Category: Law


View: 591

The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. It is published daily when Congress is in session. The Congressional Record began publication in 1873. Debates for sessions prior to 1873 are recorded in The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States (1789-1824), the Register of Debates in Congress (1824-1837), and the Congressional Globe (1833-1873)
Congregational churches

The Congregational Hymn Book

Author: Congregational Union of England and Wales



Category: Congregational churches

Page: 224

View: 852

Hymns, English

The Gospel Psalmist

Author: John Greenleaf Adams



Category: Hymns, English

Page: 355

View: 458

Hymns, English

The Church Hymn Book

Author: Edwin Francis Hatfield



Category: Hymns, English

Page: 585

View: 305