Books tagged: Epic

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A More Perfect [

By Jimmy McInnes

Iconic political speeches are some of the best remembered and most repeated passages in contemporary English language. Especially in the United States of America, what child doesn't know Abraham Lincoln's "Fourscore and seven years ago..." or Roosevelt's "The only thing we have ... Read more

Alchemists’ Council, The

By Cynthea Masson

The first in a phenomenal new fantasy trilogy, where the power of words can change the fate of all dimensions

As a new Initiate with the Alchemists’ Council, Jaden is trained to maintain the elemental balance of the world, while fending off interference by the malevolent Rebel ... Read more

Canticles I, The

By George Elliott Clarke

The second part of Book I of "The Canticles" continues the dialogue -- as dramatic monologues -- of those who fostered the transatlantic slave trade, or who demonized the image of the Negro in the Occident; as well as those who struggled for liberation and/or anti-racism. In ... Read more

Canticles II

By George Elliott Clarke

Canticles II continues George Elliott Clarke's epic exploration of the Black/African intellectual presence in the Occident. In Canticles I (MMXVI) and (MMXVII), Clarke presents dramatic monologues in which historical personages andinvented characters address 2000 years of imperialism ... Read more

Cantos North

By Henry Beissel

Epic in scope, lyrical in its celebration of nature, frequently uncompromising in its portrayal of human violence and greed, and rich in the keenly observed details --colours, sounds, rhythms, scents, and voices -- that constitute this place we call "our home and native land," ... Read more

City

By Michael Boughn

Taking Charles Olson's "Poem 143--the festival aspect" as its provocation and partner in conversation, Michael Boughn's City sets out on a voyage to explore the Three Towns central to Olson's poem and the Vedic myth that it responds to. Combining observations and commentary ... Read more

Dreyd

By Daniel Heath Justice
Edited by Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm

The forces of Eromar ravage the Everland, and the skies are filled with the smoke and ashes of the burning woods. Those Folk who do not escape into the far mountains and hidden valleys are driven into the broken westlands of Humanity, where Dreydmaster Vald reveals the full ... Read more

Gangson

By Andy Weaver

Gangson is about aesthetics and culture, both personal and impersonal. It's about language and politics, and the politics of language. Gangson is also about violence. Violence shapes societies and places. Violence writes histories, defines movements, and constructs meanings. ... Read more