Alison Calder


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Looking Back
By Alison Calder
Published in Queer Frontiers. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 224 (Spring 2015): 112-113.
  • Come Back by Rudy Wiebe (Author)
  • My October by Claire Holden Rothman (Author)
  • Mirror on the Floor by George Bowering (Author)
Ordinary People
By Alison Calder
Published in Canadian Literature 212 (Spring 2012): 131-132.
  • Practical Jean by Trevor Cole
  • Waiting for Joe by Sandra Birdsell
Reading List
By Alison Calder
Published in Mordecai Richler. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 207 (Winter 2010): 168-169.
  • Hooked on Canadian Books by T. F. Rigelhof
One Good Step
By Alison Calder
Published in Canadian Literature 206 (Autumn 2010): 149-150.
  • One Step Over the Line by Elizabeth Jameson and Sheila McManus
In His Own Words
By Alison Calder
Published in Canada and Its Discontents. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 198 (Autumn 2008): 144-146.
  • Over Canadian Trails: F.P. Grove in New Letters and Documents by Klaus Martens (Editor)
First and Last
By Alison Calder
Published in Canada Reads. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 193 (Summer 2007): 143-144.
  • Out to Dry in Cape Breton by Anita Lahey
  • When Earth Leaps Up by Anne Szumigalski and Mark Abley (Editor)
Reading Pleasure
By Alison Calder
Published in Canadian Literature 188 (Spring 2006): 173-174.
  • What Casanova Told Me by Susan Swan
How to Be Good
By Alison Calder
Published in Canadian Literature 185 (Summer 2005): 165-166.
  • Alms by Cynthia Macdonald
  • Heave by Christy Ann Conlin
Sinclair Ross Reissued
By Alison Calder
Published in Canadian Literature 180 (Spring 2004): 177-179.
  • The Well by Sinclair Ross
  • Whir of Gold by Sinclair Ross
  • Sawbones Memorial by Sinclair Ross
Mirrors, Mimics, Myths
By Alison Calder
Published in Archives and History. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 178 (Autumn 2003): 111-113.
  • Mirror Writing: (Re-)Constructions of Native American Identity by Thomas Claviez (Editor) and Maria Moss (Editor)
  • The Mythology of Native North America by David Leeming and Jake Page
  • Contemporary American Indian Writing: Unsettling Literature by Dee Horne
Locating the Self
By Alison Calder
Published in Auto/biography. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 172 (Spring 2002): 189-192.
  • A Field Guide to "A Field Guide to Dungeness Spit" by Laurence (Laurie) Ricou
  • Mamie's Children: Three Generations of Prairie Women by Judy Schultz
  • Pembina Country by Paul Jones
  • Rock Creek by Thelma Poirer
Reading/Writing Place
By Alison Calder
Published in Auto/biography. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 172 (Spring 2002): 197-199.
  • The Regional Novel in Britain and Ireland, 1800-1990 by K. D. M. Snell (Editor)
  • Spirit Wrestler: An Historical Drama by Greg Nelson
  • The Book of Sarah by Betty Wilson
  • Cyclone by Julia van Gorder
Collecting Regions
By Alison Calder
Published in Nature / Culture. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 170-171 (Autumn/Winter 2001): 240-241.
  • Genius of Place: Writing About British Columbia by David Stouck (Editor) and Myler Wilkinson (Editor)
  • The Literary History of Alberta Volume Two by George Melnyk
  • Regional Images and Regional Realities by Lothar Hönnighausen (Editor)
Reading Green
By Alison Calder
Published in Nature / Culture. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 170-171 (Autumn/Winter 2001): 233-234.
  • Greenwor(l)ds: Ecocritical Readings of Canadian Women's Poetry by Diana M. A. Relke
Giving the West Its Due
By Alison Calder
Published in Nature / Culture. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 170-171 (Autumn/Winter 2001): 195-197.
  • Banjo Lessons by David Carpenter
  • Courting Saskatchewan by David Carpenter
  • Due West: 30 Great Stories from Alberta Saskatchewan and Manitoba by Wayne Tefs (Editor), Geoffrey Ursell (Editor) and Aritha van Herk (Editor)
  • The Middle of Nowhere by Dennis Gruending (Editor)

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