Editorial

W. H. New

Articles

Susan Beckmann
Java to Geneva (p. 6-23)
Keith Garebian
Germaine Warkentin
David O'Rourke
The Lion in Winters (p. 52-65)
Perry M. Nodelman
Kathy Mezei
Emile Nelligan (p. 81-99)

Poems

Francis Sparshott
Bert Almon
Francis Sparshott
Tactics (p. 24-24)
Fraser Sutherland
Irving Layton
Being There (p. 51-51)
Irving Layton
Anarch (p. 66-66)
Irving Layton
The Consummation (p. 67-67)
P. K. Page
The Filled Pen (p. 79-80)
P. K. Page
The Tethers (p. 80-80)
Dorothy Livesay
Fever (p. 100-100)
Dorothy Livesay
Friday’s Child (p. 100-101)
Dorothy Livesay
Irving Layton
The Annunciation (p. 102-102)

Book Reviews

by Ed Prato

Book(s) Reviewed

  • There's a Trick With a Knife I'm Learning to Do by Michael Ondaatje
Subjects: Poetry

Since 1940 (p. 105-108)
by Gwladys Downes

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Migrations by Marcel Bélanger
  • Le Centre Blanc by Nicole Brossard
  • Chaleuils by Cécile Cloutier
  • Sol Inapparent by Gilles Cyr
  • Petits poèmes presque en prose by Jean Éthier-Blais
  • Matin d'Oiseaux by Rina Lasnier
  • Paliers de Paroles by Rina Lasnier
  • Fragments by Guy Menard
Subjects: Comparative, Quebec

A Vulgarian View (p. 108-110)
by Eric Nicol

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Empire, York Street by Eric Moure
  • A Man to Mary, A Man to Bury by Susan Musgrave
  • The Tough Romance by Pier Giorgio Di Cicco

Slim, Slimmer… (p. 110-112)
by Alan R. Shucard

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Children on the Edge of Space by Mick Burrs
  • Now Is a Far Country by John V. Hicks
  • Crow's Black Joy by Lorna Uher

Premature Poetry (p. 112-114)
by David S. West

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Fiddlehead Republic by Nicholas Catanoy
  • Moon Without Light by Len Gasparini
  • Deathwatch on Skidegate Narrows and other poems by Sean Virgo

Winning Spirit (p. 115-116)
by Rod Willmot

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Sunblue by Margaret Avison
Subjects: Religion

Early Oates (p. 116-118)
by W. McNaughton

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Dreaming America by G. F. Waller

Cohen (p. 118-119)
by Lorraine McMullen

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Leonard Cohen by Stephen Scobie

A Place in Time (p. 120-121)
by R. L. McDougall

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Bright Glass of Memory by Douglas Le Pan

Voices of Women (p. 122-124)
by Dorothy Livesay

Book(s) Reviewed

  • House of Changes by Jeni Couzyn
  • The Cranberry Tree by Enid Delgatty Rutland
Subjects: Poetry

Essais (p. 124-125)
by Maurice Lebel

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Ecrire en notre temps Essais by Fernand Ouellette
Subjects: Essays

Uneven Breathing (p. 125-127)
by Pegeen Brennan

Book(s) Reviewed

  • D'Sonoqua by Ingrid Klassen

Poetry and Polemics (p. 127-128)
by Gwendolyn Davies

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Irving Layton. The Poet and His Critics by Seymour Mayne

Gems & Ashes (p. 128-130)
by Lorne Daniel

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Hanging In by Raymond Souster
  • Droppings from Heaven by Irving Layton
Subjects:

Mappemounde? (p. 130-132)
by Glenn Clever

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Brave New Wave by Jack David
  • The Human Elements: Critical Essays by David Helwig

Words & Power (p. 132-134)
by Eva-Marie Kröller

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Forêt vierge folle by Roland Giguere
  • Torrentiel by Pierre Morency
  • J'ai tant cherché le Soleil by Andre Beauchamp
Subjects:

Getting It Together (p. 134-135)
by Michael Benazon

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Making Arrangements by Robert Harlow

Seismograph (p. 135-136)
by D. J. Dooley

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Art of Thomas Merton by Ross Labrie
Subjects: Art

by Janet Giltrow

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Franklin and McClintock by David West
  • First Ghost to Canada by Kenneth McRobbie
  • The Terrible Word by William Bauer
  • The Visitors Have all Returned by Marilyn Bowering
Subjects:

by R. G. Moyles

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Rock Observed by Patrick O'Flaherty

Retrieving the Past (p. 139-140)
by Diana Brydon

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Resevoir Ravine by Hugh Hood
  • A Family Album by William Bauer

After Descartes (p. 141-142)
by Caroline Bayard

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Contemporary Surrealist Prose by Rikki Ducornet, Michael Bullock and H. C. Artmann
  • Surréalisme et littérature québécoise by Andre Bourassa

Heart/Body Harmony (p. 142-144)
by D. Precosky

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Heart's Frame by Cyril Dabydeen
  • The Earth Is One Body by David Waltner-Toews
  • The Heart Is Altered by Alan Safarik
  • This Body That I Live In by Anne Le Dressay
Subjects: Poetry

Ends of Things (p. 144-145)
by Michael Hurley

Book(s) Reviewed

  • A Pyramid of Time by Abraham Boyarsky
  • Shotgun And Other Stories by Kent Thompson
Subjects: Short Fiction

Politics & Culture (p. 145-150)
by Linda Hutcheon

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Poésie des fontières by Clément Moisan
  • Le territoire imaginaire de la culture by Michel Morin and Claude Bertrand
  • Parti Pris by Robert Major
Subjects:

Untitled (p. 150-151)
by W. H. New and George Woodcock

Book(s) Reviewed


Untitled (p. 150-151)
by W. H. New and George Woodcock

Book(s) Reviewed



Opinions & Notes

G. M. Lang
Van Toorn and Tibullus (p. 151-153)
Subjects:Poetry

Richard A. Cavell

W. H. New and George Woodcock
On the Verge (p. 158-161)