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Robert Bringhurst (1946 ) is a Canadian author and poet who writes about native issues and typography. He lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.


The Shipwright's Log 1972
Cadastre 1973
Eight Objects 1975
Bergschrund 1975
Tzuhalem's Mountain 1982
The Beauty of the Weapons: Selected Poems 197282 1982 (nominated for a Governor General's Award)
Tending the Fire 1985
The Blue Roofs of Japan 1986
Pieces of Map, Pieces of Music 1986
Conversations with a Toad 1987
The Calling: Selected Poems 19701995 1995
Elements (with drawings by Ulf Nilsen) 1995
The Book of Silences &ndash 2001
Ursa Major 2003

Visions: Contemporary Art in Canada (with Geoffrey James, Russel Keziere & Doris Shadbolt) 1983
Ocean/Paper/Stone 1984
The Raven Steals the Light (with Bill Reid) 1984
Shovels, Shoes and the Slow Rotation of Letters 1986
The Black Canoe (with photographs by Ulli Steltzer) 1991
Boats Is Saintlier than Captains: Thirteen Ways of Looking at Morality, Language, and Design 1997
Native American Oral Literatures and the Unity of the Humanities &ndash 1998
A Short History of the Printed Word (with Warren Chappell) 1999
A Story As Sharp As a Knife: The Classical Haida Mythtellers and Their World 1999 (nominated for a Governor General's Award)
The Elements of Typographic Style 1992, revised 1996

Ghandl of the Qayahl Llaanas , Nine Visits to the Mythworld 2000 (nominated for the Griffin Poetry Prize)
Skaay of the Qquuna Qiighawaay, Being in Being 2001
Parmenides, The Fragments 2003
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