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Stan Persky taught philosophy at Capilano University in N. Vancouver, B.C. He received the 2010 B.C. Lieutenant-Governor's Award for Literary Excellence. His most recent books are Reading the 21st Century: Books of the Decade, 2000-2009 (McGill-Queen's, 2011), Post-Communist Stories: About Cities, Politics, Desires (Cormorant, 2014), and Letter from Berlin: Essays 2015-2016 (Dooney's, 2017).

After Lorca

By Stan Persky / 2001 July 5
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Stan Persky offers us the fourth part of his ongoing series. This one is about the poet Jack Spicer, and is titled, as is one of Spicer’s books, After Lorca

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THE COLANDER

By Stan Persky / 2001 July 4
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Stan Persky offers a tribute to the late Mordecai Richler by way of a review of Barney’s Version

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Of African Descent

By Stan Persky / 2001 June 19
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The Third of Stan Persky’s serial we’re running under the working title of The Short Version,

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Adolescence

By Stan Persky / 2001 June 15
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The second of our serialization of Stan Persky’s The Short Version. (The first can be found in the probe section of the archives).

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THE STORYTELLER

By Stan Persky / 2001 June 5
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Stan Persky reviews Larry McMurtry’s Walter Benjamin At The Dairy Queen: Reflections at Sixty and Beyond

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ABOUTISM

By Stan Persky / 2001 May 30
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Stan Persky begins a short-hand version of human and other kinds of history, beginning with a new movement in poetry called Aboutism

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WORD ALERT:

By Stan Persky / 2001 January 31
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Stan Persky kicks back to watch a boxing match and discovers some media-speak

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SHARPE READING

By Stan Persky / 2001 January 29
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Stan Persky takes a hard look at the Supreme Court decision on the Robin Sharpe Child Pornography case.

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Mean Spirited, Small-minded Bishops

By Stan Persky / 2001 January 19
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Stan Persky defends the Governor-General against the Conference of Roman Catholic Bishops

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What’s Happening At Andy’s

By Stan Persky / 2001 January 18
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Stan Persky on What’s Happening At Andy’s?

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