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Ox bells & fireflies

Ernest Buckler

Ox bells & fireflies

a memoir

by Ernest Buckler

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Published by McClelland & Stewart Limited in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nova Scotia -- Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    Copy 2 is gift to Victoria University Library. Vance, Bruce. 2005.3.7.

    Other titlesOx bells and fireflies
    Statementby Ernest Buckler ; drawings by Walter Richards.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF5267 B83
    The Physical Object
    Pagination302 p. :
    Number of Pages302
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17402464M

    His next book, Ox Bells and Fireflies, consists of vignettes about country life, drawing largely on his own experience of a way of life that had passed or was passing. Anecdotal and affectionate. Ox Bells and Fireflies (Ernest Buckler) Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha A Pair of Blue Eyes (Thomas Hardy) Pale Fire (Vladimir Nabokov).

    Pharos:The Year Book of Dalhousie The College by the Sea Date: Reference: Ernest Buckler Nova Scotia Archives MG 1, volume , no.   Buckler returned to his youthful community life in Ox Bells and Fireflies (), a "fictional memoir" (Buckler's term). Nova Scotia: Window on the Sea () again uses elements of fiction and lyrical description, this time to accompany Hans Weber's photographs.

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Ox Bells and Fireflies book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The small world we enter in this book is alive with the sense /5.

Ox Bells and Fireflies on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Sell Us Your Books Best Books of the Month. Ernest Buckler's "Ox Bells & Fireflies" is a pastoral memoir.

It is fictional but without enough of a plot to be rightly called a novel. The paperback New Canadian Library edition I read has handsome drawings by Walter Richards.

First published inthe book is /5(3). OX BELLS & FIREFLIES: A MEMOIR. pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Buckler, Ernest.

Ox bells & fireflies. Toronto, Montreal, McClelland & Stewart [©] (OCoLC) Additional Physical Format: Online version: Buckler, Ox bells & fireflies book. Ox bells & fireflies. New York, Knopf, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors. Title: The Mountain and the Valley, The Cruelest Month, Ox Bells and Fireflies [each volume inscribed] Author Name: Buckler, Ernest Illustrator: R.

Powers Categories: Literature, Nova Scotia, Canadiana, Signed, Edition: First Edition Publisher: New York, Henry Holt & Company: Binding: Cloth Book Condition: Very Good Jacket Condition: Good. Ox Bells and Fireflies () is an imaginative memoir of Buckler's childhood, which celebrates a bygone rural era in a finely wrought style that links physical experiences and.

The small world we enter in this book is alive with the sense of wonder and permeated with the great universals. In highly charged, sensuous prose, Ernest Buckler magnifies the rural Nova Scotia of decades ago to reveal a universal human experience deeply rooted in the elements of earth, rock, wind, and weather, closely paced to the rhythm of the seasons of birth, growth, and death.

Ox Bells and Fireflies It’s the sort of title you'd expect on a volume of verse, and therefore doubly appropriate as many of the 21 pieces are.

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Another rural paradise revisited&#;this time Nova Scotia farmland, where the author spent his childhood. Buckler arranges a hedonist's display of sensual images and metaphor&#;""houses stunned with midnightoxen rising like prophecies the cold hardens to brutality"" and goes on to recreate a village of hard grained, strong and resilient people, the memory of family love.

Ox Bells and Fireflies Paperback – Jan. 1 by Ernest Buckler (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Kindle Edition "Please retry" CDN$ — — Hardcover "Please retry" CDN$ — CDN$ Reviews: 3.

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Ernest Buckler is the author of The Mountain and the Valley ( avg rating, ratings, 31 reviews, published ), Ox Bells and Fireflies ( avg /5(36). copy of the book.

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Author of books: The Mountain and the Valley (, novel) The Cruelest Month (, novel) Ox Bells & Fireflies: A Memoir (, memoir) Nova Scotia: Window on the Sea (, "fictional memoir") The Rebellion of Young David and Other Stories (, short stories) Whirligig (, anthology) Do you know something we don't?Born: The Ox Bell is a sacred bell that is kept in the plaza of Marineford.

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