Canadian Literature's Issue 223 (Winter 2014), Agency & Affect, is now available. The issue features articles by Ranbir K. Banwait, Paul Huebener, Lisa Marchi, Veronica Austen, and Andrea Beverley, as well as an interview with Laurence Hill by Kerry Lappin-Fortin, along with new Canadian poetry and book reviews.
Reviewed by Maria Noëlle Ng
The editor of Becoming Chinese claims that with the recent increase in contact between Western and Chinese scholars, and "in the aftermath of the Tiananmen Square Incident," questions regarding "the nature of Chinese revolution, [and] the promises of Chinese modernity" have been receiving renewed attention. This volume of eleven essays, which is subdivided into two sections, "The City and the Modern" and "The Nation and the Self," undertakes to "treat Chinese experience in the first […more…]