Family Albums, Poetic Genealogies

  • Louise Bernice Halfe
    Blue Marrow. McClelland & Stewart Ltd.
  • Richard Harrison
    Big Breath of a Wish. Wolsak and Wynn Publishers Ltd.
  • Shannon Stewart
    The Canadian Girl. Nightwood Editions
Reviewed by Kegan Doyle
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This review “Family Albums, Poetic Genealogies” originally appeared in Women & Poetry. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 166 (Autumn 2000): 172-174.

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