Gumbo (p. 84-86)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • In Bare Apple Boughs by Tim Merrill
  • Awe by John Nold
  • Between the Root and the Flower by A. F. Moritz
  • An Ocean of Whispers by Christopher Wiseman
  • Into a Blue Morning by C. H. Gervais

Cash and Culture (p. 86-88)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Canada's Cultural Industries by Paul Audley

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Oh! Gerry Oh! by Jacqueline Barrette
  • Les Moineau chez les Pinson by Georges Dor
  • La Mandragore by Jean-Pierre Ronfard

Moral Tales (p. 90-91)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • La Fille bègue by Annette Sainte-Pierre
  • La Ville aux gueux by Pauline Harvey

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Thimberling by Alf Silver
  • Black Powder by Rex Deverell
  • Escape Entertainment by Carol Bolt
  • Second Chance by Aviva Ravel
  • Alice by Warren Graves
  • Canada on Stage by Jerry Wasserman

Simcoe Country (p. 94-96)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The One-Room School in Canada by Jean Cochrane
  • The Govenor's Road by Mary Byers and Margaret McBurney

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The T. E. Lawrence Poems by Gwendolyn MacEwen

Un/Speaking (p. 98-100)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Color of Her Speech by Lola Lemire Tostevin
  • Fast Living by Lesley Choyce
  • On the Beautiful Trail by Bridget Porter Oldale

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Collected Plays of Gwen Pharis Ringwood by Enid Delgatty Rutland

Du Vieux, nouveau (p. 102-104)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Fuites et poursuites by Gilles Archambault et al.
  • Valère et le grand canot by Yves Theriault

Under German Eyes (p. 104-106)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Einführung in die Kanadistik by Walter Pache

Incognito (p. 106-109)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Incognito by David Young

Furnishings (p. 109-111)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Fables for Isolated Men by Barry Dempster
  • Dead Shadow by Daniel Sloate
  • Black Tongue by Antonio D'Alfonso

Highway — Long (p. 111-113)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • RePlacing by Dennis Cooley

Frye Talking (p. 113-114)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Divisions on a Ground by James Polk and Northrop Frye

Form & Empathy (p. 115-117)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • On the Line by Robert Lecker
  • Man Descending by Guy Vanderhaeghe

Things Like That (p. 117-119)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Abel by Gaetan Poulin
  • Le Partage de minuit by Yves Theriault
  • Le Rendez-vous by François Hebert

Poetry & Piety (p. 119-121)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Entendre l'ombre, Vol. I. Poèmes by Rina Lasnier
  • Voir la nuit, Vol. II. Proses by Rina Lasnier

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Temptation of Despair by David J. Bond
  • Saint-Denys Garneau by Nicole Durand-Lutzy
  • Languirand et l'absurde by Monique Genuist

Venturing Out & In (p. 124-125)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Dancing Sun by Jan Andrews
  • The Princess, the Hockey Player, Magic and Ghosts by Muriel Whitaker

About the Edges (p. 125-127)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Birth Control King of the Upper Volta by Leon Rooke and Christopher Wiseman

Sources & Resources (p. 127-128)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Le Canada français et sa littérature de jeunesse by Claude Potvin
  • Répertoire des ressources en littérature de jeunesse by Louise Warren
  • Le mystère du grenier by Madeleine Gaudreault-Labrecque

Finding Words (p. 129-131)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Racing Tides by Martin Kevan
  • Suffer Little Children by Saros Cowasjee

On Competence (p. 131-133)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Strike at Eldorado by Carl Horte
  • The Saga of Red Ryan and Other Tales of Violence from Canada's Past by Martin Robin
  • The Benefactor by George Woodcock

Ecce Lector (p. 133-135)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • L'oreille de l'autre: otobiographies, transferts, traductions by Claude Lévesque and Christie V. McDonald

Image-Makers (p. 135-137)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • As Close as We Came by Barry Callaghan
  • Seventeen Odes by Patrick White
  • Singing the Stars by Toby MacLennan
  • The Sicknesses of Hats by Kim Maltman

Moral Adventure (p. 137-140)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Blood and White Keys by Hugh Hood

Slice of Language (p. 140-143)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • From a High Thin Wire by Joan Clark
  • 50 Stories and a Piece of Advice by David Arnason
  • 82 Best Canadian Stories by John Metcalf and Leon Rooke

Second Dimension (p. 143-145)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Black Queen Stories by Barry Callaghan

Writing Poetry (p. 145-148)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Womb Rattles Its Pod Poems by Cathy Ford
  • The Pirates of Pen's Chance by Stephen Scobie and Douglas Barbour
  • The Cloned Mammoth by Martin Reyto
  • Midnight Magic by Spiros

Past & Pretty (p. 148-149)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • A Basket of Apples by Harry Bruce and Chic Harris
  • La Vie paysanne 1860-1900 by Germain Lemieux
  • Iron by Eric Arthur and Thomas Ritchie

Free Subject (p. 149-153)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Northern Birds in Color by bill bissett
  • Lost Language by Maxine Gadd
  • Poetry in Performance by Tom Konyves
  • Breathin' My Name with a Sigh by Fred Wah

Goading (p. 153-154)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Kicking Against the Pricks by John Metcalf

Plays in Print (p. 155-158)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Escape Entertainment by Carol Bolt
  • Servant of Two Masters by Tom Cone
  • Ever Loving by Margaret Hollingsworth
  • Operators by Margaret Hollingsworth
  • Bushed by Margaret Hollingsworth
  • Black to Black by Greg Light
  • There Are No Dragons by Elinore Siminovitch
  • Nurse Jane Goes to Hawaii by Allan Stratton
  • The Running of the Deer by Geoffrey Ursell

Free Words (p. 158-161)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Smoking Mirror by George Bowering
  • Printed Matter by Colin Morton
  • Men by Elizabeth Woods
  • Beyond Labels by Robert Zend

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Macail by Celine Larose and Pierre Larose
  • La Perdriole by Josette Michaud
  • Pitatou et le bon manger by Louise Pomminville
  • Fabien 1 et Fabien 2 by Ginette Anfousse
  • Un Minou fait comme un rat by Georges-Herbert Germain
  • Bonjour, Monsieur de La Fontaine by Guy Mignault
  • La Machine à beauté by Raymond Plante
  • Rétroviseurs by Yvan Lafontaine and Jean-Marie Poupart

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Francophone Literatures of the New World by James P. Gilroy

Victorian Sketches (p. 165-166)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Prose of Life by Kathy Mezei and Carole Gerson