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Current Issue: #220 Tracking CanLit (Spring 2014)

Canadian Literature’s Issue 220 (Spring 2014) is now available. The issue features a wide range of articles and book reviews as well as a selection of new Canadian poetry.

New book reviews are posted here as soon as they become available. Please note that there may be editing changes between their appearance in this section and their appearance in the print journal.

Test review: Subtitle

by Matthew Gruman

Book(s) reviewed:
  1. Test book by Matthew Gruman

CanLit in the Americas

by Debra Dudek

Book(s) reviewed:
  1. Canada and Its Americas: Transnational Navigations by Winfried Siemerling and Sarah Philips Casteel
  2. The New North American Studies: Culture, Writing and the Politics of Re/Cognition by Winfried Siemerling

Réussir sa mayonnaise

by Joël Castonguay-Bélanger

Book(s) reviewed:
  1. Mayonnaise by Éric Plamondon

Poémes de l'Origine

by Stéphane Girard

Book(s) reviewed:
  1. Tant de Vie s'égare by Andrée Lacelle

The Shape of Our Times

by Stephen Dunning

Book(s) reviewed:
  1. Fanatics by William Bell
  2. Ghost Moon by John Wilson
  3. The Edge of When by Carol Matas

Agency & Self-reflexivity

by Shazia Hafiz Ramji

Book(s) reviewed:
  1. Liquidities: Vancouver Poems Then and Now by Daphne Marlatt
  2. Testament by Dennis Lee
  3. The April Poems by Leon Rooke

Reading Magpie - Patrick Lane

by Louise Bernice Halfe

Book(s) reviewed:
  1. The Collected Poems of Patrick Lane by Russell Morton Brown and Donna Bennett

Untitled

by W. H. New

Book(s) reviewed:

    Metafictional Historical Novels

    by Nora Tunkel

    Book(s) reviewed:
    1. History in the Making: Metafiktion im neueren anglokanadischen historischen Roman by Gordon Bölling

    Small Presses

    by George Woodcock

    Book(s) reviewed:

      Erratum

      by George Woodcock

      Book(s) reviewed:

        Back in That Skin Again

        by Joel Martineau

        Book(s) reviewed:
        1. The Macken Charm by Jack Hodgins

        Au-delà de l'hommage

        by Dominique Perron

        Book(s) reviewed:
        1. Actes du colloque international "Gabrielle Roy" by André Fauchon

        Found in Translation

        by Katharine Conley

        Book(s) reviewed:
        1. Paris Québec by Stephen Scobie, Marie Vautier, and Claudine Bertrand

        Dispelling the Shadows

        by Susan Gingell

        Book(s) reviewed:
        1. Dipped in Shadow by Claire Harris
        2. Fables from the Women's Quarters by Claire Harris
        3. The Conception of Winter by Claire Harris

        Untitled

        by George Woodcock

        Book(s) reviewed:
        1. A Trust Betrayed: The Keegsta Affair by David Berguson and Douglas Wertheimer

        Untitled

        by George Woodcock

        Book(s) reviewed:
        1. A Trust Betrayed: The Keegsta Affair by David Berguson and Douglas Wertheimer

        Untitled

        by Laurie Ricou

        Book(s) reviewed:

          Journey to the Inner Self

          by Stefan Haag

          Book(s) reviewed:
          1. An der Grenze: Reise nach Quyta Wissenschaftlicher by Helmut Markus

          Charting Indigenous Pasts and Futures

          by Keavy Martin

          Book(s) reviewed:
          1. Lines Drawn upon the Water: First Nations and the Great Lakes Borders and Borderlands by Karl S. Hele
          2. Where the Pavement Ends: Canada's Aboriginal Recovery Movement and the Urgent Need for Reconciliation by Marie Wadden

          Canada's Lagos?

          by Stephen Ney

          Book(s) reviewed:

            Canada's Lagos

            by Stephen Ney

            Book(s) reviewed:

              La polysémie de l'altérité

              by Jorge Calderón

              Book(s) reviewed:
              1. Altérité et insularité: Relations croisées dans les cultures francophone by Alessandra Ferraro
              2. L'Autre en mémoire by Dominique Laporte

              Untitled

              by W. H. New

              Book(s) reviewed:
              1. Contemporaire La Poésie Québécoise by Jean Royer

              Reference: 160

              by W. H. New

              Book(s) reviewed:

                Varied Voices

                by Darlene Shatford

                Book(s) reviewed:
                1. Shall: Ghazals by Catherine Owen
                2. The Octopus and Other Poems by Jennica Harper
                3. The Refrigerator Memory by Shannon Bramer

                Une femme de son temps

                by Mélanie Collado

                Book(s) reviewed:
                1. Louise Dupré: Le Québec au féminin by Anne-Marie Jézéquel

                Women Writing Women

                by A. Mary Murphy

                Book(s) reviewed:
                1. I Married the Klondike by Laura Beatrice Berton
                2. Literary Sisterhoods: Imagining Women Artists by Deborah Heller

                De l'espace et du temps

                by Emmanuel Bouchard

                Book(s) reviewed:
                1. L'étincelle suffit à la constellation by René Laubiès, Frédèric Benrath, Julius Baltazar, and Guy Cloutier
                2. La Grande Sortie by Pierre Raphaël Pelletier
                3. Sur le parvis des nuages by Marcil Cossette

                Cool Water May Just Break Your Heart

                by Lindy Ledohowski

                Book(s) reviewed:
                1. Cool Water by Dianne Warren

                Vintage

                by George Woodcock

                Book(s) reviewed:
                1. Piling Blood by Al Purdy

                Plain Talk and New Idioms

                by Glenn Deer

                Book(s) reviewed:
                1. Defying New Idioms and Alternative Forms of Expression by Eckhard Breitinger
                2. The Emperor's New Clothes: Literature, Literacy and the Ideology of Style by Kathryn T. Flannery

                Four Québec Novel(la)s

                by Dean J. Irvine

                Book(s) reviewed:
                1. Badass on a Softail by T. F. Rigelhof
                2. Impala by Daniel Sloate and Carole David
                3. Maude by Suzanne Jacob and Luise von Flowtow
                4. Stained Glass by Concetta Principe

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                by George Woodcock

                Book(s) reviewed:
                1. A New Endeavor: Selected Political Essays, Letters, and Addresses by Michiel Horne

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