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The Broadview reader

Author: Jane Flick; Herbert Rosengarten
Publisher: Peterborough, Ont. : Broadview Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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One of the most popular first year textbooks in Canada, maintaining a balance of Canadian and non-Canadian essays.

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Genre/Form: College readers
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Flick; Herbert Rosengarten
ISBN: 1551111144 9781551111148
OCLC Number: 36695728
Description: xxvi, 719 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Language and Communication: Slang origins / Woody Allen --
Little red riding hood revisited / Russel Baker --
The case against advertising / Richard Hoggart --
The abuses of advertising / Samuel Johnson --
Politics and the English language / George Orwell. Literature and Audience: Of studies / Sir Francis Bacon --
Literature of knowledge and the literature of power / Thomas De Quincey --
The motive for metaphor / Northrop Frye --
Where the world began / Margaret Laurence --
An unquiet awakening / Mordecai Richler --
The historian's opportunity / Barbara Tuchman --
Influences / Guy Vanderhaeghe --
How should one read a book? / Virginia Woolf. Film and the Media: Blown away / Martin Amis --
The origin of alien species / Kurt Andersen --
The art of moving pictures / Bruno Bettelheim --
Dances with wolves: review / Edward D. Castillo --
A Neo-Luddite reflects on the internet / Gertrude Himmelfarb --
New age daydreams [Dances with wolves] / Pauline Kael --
Who killed King Kong? / X.J. Kennedy --
The unforgiven: histories and "Indians" / Joseph Natoli --
Loose canons / Rick Salutin. Nature and Humankind: The obligation to endure / Rachel Carson --
The bird and the machine / Loren Eiseley --
Roughing it in the bush (My plans for moose-hunting in the Canadian wilderness) / Stephen Leacock --
The nature of the north / Farley Mowat --
A river pilot looks at the Mississippi / Mark Twain --
Death of a pig / E.B. White --
Storm Over the Amazon / Edward O. Wilson. Patterns of Social Behaviour:Errington, B.C. / Gail Anderson-Dargatz --
Of marriage and single life / Sir Francis Bacon --
A hearing / Hugh Bordy --
Re-hanging the national wallpaper: The group of seven and the public mind / Daniel Francis --
De Mortuis / J.H. Plumb --
Nostalgia / Witold Rybcznski --
To our valued customers / Garry Trudeau --
The Tyranny of the clock / George Woodcock. Politics and Morality: On party-lying / Joseph Addison --
The writer's responsibility / Margaret Atwood --
Shooting an elephant / George Orwell --
Another Accolade for Charter Arms, Corp. / Mike Royko --
Sport and nationalism / Alan Sillitoe --
A modest proposal / Jonathan Swift --
Civil disobedience / Henry David Thoreau. Society and the Individual: The game / Ken Dryden --
My wood / E.M. Forster --
Child's Play 4? / Patricia Highsmith --
Thoughts on a shirtless cyclist, Robin Hood and one or two other things / Russell Hoban --
Bella Coola / Edith Iglauer --
The shadow of Captain Bligh / Hugh MacLennan --
St. John's / Jan Morris --
Specification for a hero / Wallace Stegner. Women in Society: How many feminists does it take to change a light bulb? / Regina Barreca --
A dangerous determination / Moira Farr --
Murder among the lovebirds / Janet Flanner --
Women's clothes -towards emancipation / Alison Lurie --
Are feminists alienating women from the sciences? / Noretta Koerige --
Marilyn Monroe: the woman who died too soon / Gloria Steinem --
Women and criticism / Helen Taylor --
Feeding, feasts and females / Margaret Visser. Ethnicity and Culture: I am Canadian / Neil Bissoondath --
Taking the missionary position / Susan Crean --
Matata / Kildare Dobbs --
Black like me / Fil Fraser --
Allowing the mind to wander / Carole Giangrande --
Is that all there is? Tribal literature / Basil H. Johnston --
Stop stealing native stories / Lenore Keeshig-Tobias --
In the canon, for all the wrong reasons / Amy Tan --
Westward Oh! / Martin Walker --
Women in the shadows: reclaiming a Métis heritage / Christine Welsh. The World of Science: The body in the bog / Geoffrey Bibby --
The real responsibilities of the scientist / Jacob Bronowski --
The aggressive egg / David H. Freedman --
Posture Maketh the man / Stephen Jay Gould --
Some enemies of science / J.B.S. Haldane --
The Cathedral square / Jay Ingram --
The discus thrower / Richard Seizer --
The pain of animals / David Suzuki --
Humanities and science / Lewis Thomas --
Unexpected Vistas / James Trefil.
Responsibility: edited by Herbert Rosengarten and Jane Flick.

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