Chere Maman (p. 58-61)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Maman-Paris Maman-la-France by Claude Jasmin

Love & Hurt (p. 61-63)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Une Heure de la vie by Jean-Raymond Boudou
  • Le Surveillant by Gaétan Brulotte
  • Jean-Pierre, mon homme, ma mère: roman by Josette Labbe
  • La Butte-aux-Anges by Bertrand B. Leblanc
  • Petites Violences by Madeleine Monette

Mice to Men (p. 63-64)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Squeakers by Aviva Layton and Louise Scott
  • Hunter in the Dark by Monica Hughes

Beast Play (p. 64-66)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Anhaga by Jon Furberg
  • Beast Gate by E. D. Blodgett

Illusions (p. 66-69)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Illusion One by Geoff Hancock
  • Illusion Two by Geoff Hancock

Word-Centred (p. 69-71)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Myth of Deliverance by Northrop Frye
  • Centre and Labyrinth by Eleanor Cook, et al.

Paradigms (p. 71-73)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Margaret Atwood by Lorraine Weir

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Mordecai Richler by Arnold E. Davidson

Methodologies (p. 75-76)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Maurice Constantin-Weyer by
  • La Partie et le tout. Lecture de Fernand Oulette et Roland Giguère by Paul Chanel Malenfant
  • Réjean Ducharme, Nietzsche et Dionysos by Renee Leduc-Park

Double Vision (p. 76-80)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Alibi by Robert Kroetsch

Mammoth/Machine (p. 80-81)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Perpetual Motion by Graeme Gibson

Romantic (p. 82-84)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Spirit of Solitude by Jay MacPherson

Mind & Eye (p. 84-86)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Science, God, and Nature in Victorian Canada by Carl Berger
  • The Ghost Walker by R. D. Lawrence

The Lonely Land (p. 86-87)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Last Hiding Place by Terrence Heath
  • The Ruined Season by M. T. Kelly

Exiles & Aliens (p. 87-90)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Shreiber by Adam Boyarsky
  • Foreign Bodies by Rachel Wyatt

Suffragists (p. 90-92)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Liberation Deferred? The Ideas of the English-Canadian Suffragists, 1877-1918 by Carol Lee Bacchi

Real Identity (p. 92-94)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • La Charge des sangliers by Alice Poznanska-Parizeau
  • Il n'y a pas d'hiver à Kingston by Alain Gagnon

Impressions (p. 94-95)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Destin Littéraire du Québec by Gerard Tougas

Aigu et sombre (p. 95-98)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Comme parfois respire la pierre by Alain Lessard
  • Poèmes by Pierre Chatillon
  • Veille by Anne-Marie Alonzo
  • L'Ecran by Denise Desautels

Old Themes (p. 98-101)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • La Société de Métis by Normand Chaurette
  • Les Batteux by Marcien Ferland
  • Un Parc en automne by Louise Maheux-Forcier
  • Les Drôlatiques, horrifiques et épouvantables aventures de Panurge, ami de Pantagruel by Antonine Maillet
  • Le Tir à blanc by Andre Ricard

Clapp-Trap (p. 101-102)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Outport People by Claire Mowat
  • Clapp's Rock by William Rowe

Wildcat (p. 102-103)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Smith and Other Events by Paul St. Pierre

Fibre/Optics (p. 103-106)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Showing West by Don Kerr and Diane Bessai

Heartfelt (p. 106-106)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • From the Heart by

Extrapolations (p. 106-111)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Voice of Emma Sachs by D. M. Fraser
  • What Place Is This? by Rosalind Macphee
  • Indians Don't Cry by George Kenny

Battle Lines (p. 109-111)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Mask in Place by Claude Boisvert
  • Essays by bp Nicol, Frank Davey and Robert Kroetsch
  • The Canadian Novel by John Moss

Neo-Modernists (p. 112-114)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Mossbank Canon by E. F. Dyck
  • The Black Bird by David Halliday
  • Continental Trance by bp Nichol
  • Montage for an Interstellar Cry by Andrew Suknaski
  • Fugue Brancusi by J. Michael Yates

Transformations (p. 115-117)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Story's Dream by Sean O'Huigin
  • Beyond Here by Jim Green
  • Among Other Howls in the Storm by Norm Sibum
  • Only So Far by Hilary Thompson
  • Captain Neal MacDougal and the Naked Goddess by Milton Acorn

Sybil & Oracle (p. 117-118)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Phases of Love by Dorothy Livesay
  • Quadriga for Judy by Michael Bullock

Cave & Crystal (p. 118-121)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Zarkeen by Pegeen Brennan
  • The Lion's Mouth by Caterina Edwards

Speakable (p. 121-124)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Lords of Shouting by Joseph Sherman
  • Power Sources by Carolyn Smart
  • Is That You This Is Me by Elspeth Bradbury
  • A New Romance by David McFadden
  • Country of the Open Heart by David McFadden
  • Three Stories and Ten Poems by David McFadden

Dying Words (p. 124-125)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Wordsong by Robin Skelton
  • Night Coach by Marco Fraticelli
  • Fathers and Heroes by Brian MacKinnon
  • Night Letters by Bill Furey
  • A Slow Light by Ross Leckie

Ways with Words (p. 125-128)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Just Off Main by Gary Hyland
  • Ignoring the Bomb by Lionel Kearns
  • Pointwise by Derk Wynand

Dire le moi (p. 128-130)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • T'as rien compris, Jacinthe . . . by Sylvie Desrosiers
  • Ange Amazone by Yolande Villemaire

Ideologies (p. 130-134)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • La Vallée des blés d'or by Albertine Halle
  • Tel un coup d'archet by Cicco and Jacques Grand'Maison
  • The Euguélionne by Gerry Denis et al. and Louky Bersianik

Mystery (p. 134-135)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Murder on Location by Howard Engel
  • Maddened by Mystery by Michael Richardson

Natural & Unnatural (p. 136-138)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Beauty of the Weapons by Robert Bringhurst
  • A Throw of Particles by D. G. Jones
  • Winter Sun / The Dumbfounding by Margaret Avison
  • A Wild Peculiar Joy: Selected Poems 1945-82 by Irving Layton
  • Mostly Coast People by Hubert Evans

Workers’ Playtime (p. 138-139)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Counting the Hours by Tom Wayman
  • Inside Job, Essays on the New Work Writing by Tom Wayman

Little Man (p. 139-140)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Once in Woods by Abraham Ram

Mainstream & Better (p. 140-142)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Cold Comfort by Jim Gerrard
  • Black Apples by Kevin Roberts
  • The Paper Cage by Robin Skelton
  • Two Plays by George Ryga

A Find (p. 142-145)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Canada's Lost Plays. Colonial Quebec by Anton Wagner

Nothing Simple (p. 145-147)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Ideas of Shelter by George Amabile
  • The Eyes of the Wind by Lala Koehn
  • Forest Full of Rain by Lala Koehn
  • Pastoral Madness by Ed Upward

Au lyrisme (p. 147-149)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Vivres by Pierre Laberge
  • Une Volvo rose by Jean Yves Collette
  • Entre l'oeil et l'espace by Claire Rochon and Alain Bernard Marchand
  • Aube by Jacqueline Hogue

Maillard (p. 149-151)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Cutting Through by Keith Maillard

Show Biz (p. 151-152)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Biggest Modern Woman of the World by Susan Swan
  • Making Movies by David Halliday

Untitled (p. 152-153)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Farm Women on the Prairie Frontier: A Sourcebook for Canada and the United States by Carol Fairbanks and Sara Brooks

Inconsistencies (p. 153-154)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Complete Poems of Emile Nelligan by Fred Cogswell and Fred Cogswell
  • Pearls by Fred Cogswell

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Globe Doubts by Barry Dempster
  • Gyno-Text by Lola Lemire Tostevin
  • Kiss Me Down to Size by Ken Rivard
  • Brides of the Stream by Joe Rosenblatt

Book(s) Reviewed

  • L'Hiver dans les os by Roger Levac
  • J'avais quatorze ans by Alain Poissant

Sparrows & Eagles (p. 159-160)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Alchemy of the Body and Other Poems by Marc Plourde and Juan Garcia
  • Concrete City by Ray Chamberlain and Claude Beausoleil

Condition Humaine (p. 160-162)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Variations sur un Thème Anathème by Bertrand B. Leblanc
  • Maurice Dufault, sous-directeur by Marguerite-A. Primeau
  • Le Goéland Blessé by Lionel Allard

Book(s) Reviewed

  • People Like Us in a Place Like This by Philip Kreiner
  • Displaced Persons by Fred Bonnie
  • The Portable City by Don Austin
  • Flash Harry and the Daughters of Divine Light by Kevin Roberts

Fourth World (p. 165-167)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Eagle Song by James Houston

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Tom Penny by Tony German
  • The Root Cellar by Janet Lunn
  • Songs and Sayings of an Ulster Childhood by Alice Kane and Edith Fowke

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Pierrot, l'avion des neiges by Francois Ladouceur
  • Martin l'ourson by Francois Ladouceur
  • Pourquoi les moutons frisent by Cecile Gagnon
  • La Grande Question de Tomatelle by Bernadette Renaud
  • Contes de bêtes et des choses by Luce Levasseur
  • L'enfant de fleurs by Rose Dompierre
  • Les Voleurs d'étoils de Saint-Abrousse-Poil by Pierre Leon

Old, New (p. 171-174)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Dis-moi qu'y fait beau Méo! by Jacqueline Barrette
  • Pièces en un acte by Andre Castelein de la Lande
  • Strip by Catherine Caron, Brigitte Haentjens and Sylvie Trudel
  • 26 bis, impasse du Colonel Foisy by René-Daniel Dubois
  • Oncle Vania d'Anton Tchekhov by Michel Tremblay

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Part of the Main by Patrick O'Flaherty and Peter Neary
  • Cornerstones of Order: Courthouses and Town Halls of Ontario, 1784-1915 by Mary McAlpine, Anthony Adamson and Marion MacRae

Out to Pasture (p. 175-177)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Gone to Grass by Jean McKay
  • Under the Moon by Jane Buchan

Free Flight (p. 177-179)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Birding, or Desire by Don McKay

The Most Part (p. 179-181)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Trusting the Tale by Hugh Hood
  • Night Games by Robert Currie

CWTW-1 (p. 181-183)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Canadian Writers and Their Work by Ellen Quigley, Robert Lecker and Jack David

Pratt on Pratt (p. 183-186)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • E. J. Pratt on His Life and Poetry by Susan Gingell

Opus Posthumous (p. 186-187)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Malcolm Lowry by J. Howard Woolmer

Exile & Home (p. 187-189)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Through the Eyes of a Cat by Sean Virgo
  • Chamelon & Other Stories by Bill Schermbrucker
  • O Canada, Canada by Michel M. J. Shore

Hits & Misses (p. 189-191)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Talking Dirty by Sherman Snukal
  • The Fighting Parson by C. H. Gervais
  • Full Circle by Glenn M. Frew

Poetic Sequences (p. 192-194)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Modern Poetic Sequence by M. L. Rosenthal and Sally M. Gall
  • Gringo by Dennis Gruending
  • Passchendaele by Ted Plantos
  • Arché/Elegies by E. D. Blodgett

Untitled (p. 194)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Joseph Howe, Vol. II: The Briton Becomes Canadian 1848-1873 by J. Murray Beck

Untitled (p. 194)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Songs of the Indians by John Robert Colombo