Music in Words (p. 143-148)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Music of What Happens by Helen Vendler
  • Reckonings by M. Travis Lane
  • Singing Rib by Linda Rogers
  • Furious by Erín Mouré
  • Coming to Jakarta by Peter Dale Scott
  • Figure of Eight by David Wevill

Honky Tonk History (p. 148-150)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Jesse James Poems by Paulette Jiles

Fated Sympathy (p. 150-152)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Story of an Affinity by Archilbald Lampman and D. M. R. Bentley

One-Man Show (p. 153-154)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Champlain by Joe C. W. Armstrong

Tendresse & Hargne (p. 154-157)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Le désert blanc by Jean Éthier-Blais
  • Renaissance en Paqanie by Andrée Ferretti

Poesie & Esthetique (p. 157-159)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Bouquet de signes by Alexandre L. Amprimoz
  • Reflet pluriel by Hédi Bouraoui
  • Poemes I by Jacques Brault
  • Le Premier manifeste du futurisme by Jean-Pierre Andreoli-de-Villers

Chez les femmes (p. 159-161)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • L'Emergence d'une culture au féminin by Marisa Zavalloni
  • Le Bout du monde by Paule Doyon
  • Un singulier amour by Madeleine Ferron

Familiar War (p. 161-163)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Playing the Numbers by Myron Turner

Montgomery (p. 163-164)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Selected Journals of L. M. Montgomery, Volume II: 1910-1921 by Mary Rubio and Elizabeth Waterston

Love Story (p. 165-166)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Akin to Anne: Tales of Other Orphans by L. M. Montgomery and Rea Wilmshurst

Lowry Past (p. 167-168)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • "On Malcolm Lowry" and Other Writings by Miguel Mota and Paul Tiessen
  • Malclom Lowry: Under the Volcano by Gordon Bowker
  • The Letters of Malcolm Lowry and Gerald Noxon 1940-1952 by Paul Tiessen

Lowry & Life (p. 168-169)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Malcolm Lowry by Stefan Haag and Heribert Hoven

Elizabeth Smart (p. 169-172)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Juvenilia by Elizabeth Smart
  • In the Meantime by Elizabeth Smart and Alice Van Wart
  • Autobiographies by Elizabeth Smart

Backdrop & Garment (p. 172-173)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Figures Cut in Sacred Ground: Illuminati in "The Double Hook" by Angela Bowering
  • In Defense of Art: Critical Essays and Reviews by Louis Dudek

Illumination (p. 174-175)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Figures Cut in Sacred Ground: Illuminati in "The Double Hook" by Angela Bowering

Pour S’Epanouir (p. 175-177)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Le Sourire des chefs by Michel Savard

Interior Migrations (p. 178-179)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • in the house of winter by Anne McKay
  • Iseult, We Are Barren by Maria Jacobs
  • Agapanthus by Ann York

Another History (p. 179-180)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Stubby Amberchuk & the Holy Grail by Marjorie Body

Exotica (p. 181-182)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Modern Marriage by David Solway
  • The Venetian by Grant Buday

Between the Lines (p. 182-183)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Race You Franny by Emily Hearn and Mark Thurman
  • Tom Doesn't Visit Us Anymore by Maryleah Otto and Jude Waples
  • Courage in the Storm by Thomas H. Raddall and Are Gjesdal

Lochhead (p. 183-184)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Red Jeep and Other Landscapes: A Collection in Honour of Douglas Lochhead by Peter Thomas

Brutal Christmas (p. 184-185)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Dancing Chicken by Susan Musgrave

Empires of Air (p. 185-187)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Portable City by Don Austin
  • The Lost Tribe by Don Austin

Wilderness City (p. 187-188)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Tough Roots by Jean McCallion
  • Willing Victims by John Nold
  • The Hills That Pass By by Steve Luxton

Woman’s War (p. 188-189)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Stephanie at War by Joan Austen-Leigh

Frye (p. 189-190)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Northrop Frye: An Annotated Bibliography of Primary and Secondary Sources by Robert D. Denham

Brossard (p. 190-193)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Lovhers by Nicole Brossard and Barbara Thomson Godard
  • Le Désert mauve by Nicole Brossard

Forbidden Territory (p. 193-195)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Love Me, Love Me Not by Claire Martin and David Lobdell
  • Isle of Joy by Louise Maheux-Forcier and David Lobdell

Contextes Socials (p. 195-196)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Le Roman québécoise: reflet d'une société by Monique Lafortune

Qui­ sait? (p. 196-198)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Le Fête des fous by Paul Zumthor

Becoming Woman (p. 198-199)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Corrigan Women by M. T. Dohaney

Hystory (p. 199-200)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • A.N.A. Historic by Daphne Marlatt

Jane’s Rules (p. 200-202)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Memory Board by Jane Rule

Navel & Womb (p. 202-203)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • La Vie à rebours by André Vanasse
  • T'es fou l'artiste by Normand Reid

Home in Exile (p. 203-205)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • L'Ecran Brisé by Louise Frechette
  • Un Héros malgré lui by Marcel Durieux

Documentary (p. 206-207)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Collective Encounters: Documentary Theatre in English Canada by Alan Filewood

Sitcoms (p. 207-209)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Four New Comedies by Playwrights Canada

Roads & Arteries (p. 209-211)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Heartbreaks Along the Road by Roch Carrier and Sheila Fischman

Pacific Brim (p. 211-212)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Daughters of Captain Cook by Linda Spalding

Close-Ups (p. 212-215)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Bright Particulars: Poems Selected and New by Kay Smith
  • The Stubborn Particulars of Grace by Bronwen Wallace
  • The Pre-Geography of Snow by Lyn King

“DCB” VI (p. 215-216)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Dictionary of Canadian Biography VI by University of Toronto

Pre-Reflective (p. 216-218)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • If Summer Had a Knife by Beverely Daurio
  • Sancho by George Miller
  • Driving the Angels Out by St. John Simmons

Shell Holes (p. 218-220)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • 1919: The Love Letters of George & Adelaide by Gail Bowen and Ron Marken
  • Grandfather was a Soldier by Marilyn Bowering

Flow & Ebb (p. 220-222)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Eyes of Love by Raymond Souster
  • Selected Poems by Patrick Lane
  • Weathering It: Complete Poems by Douglas Lepan

Surreal Senses (p. 222-223)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Heroine by Gail Scott

Light & Dark (p. 223-226)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • An X-Ray of Longing by Glen Downie
  • Becoming Light by Robyn Sarah
  • Future Rivers by Janet Simpson-Cooke

Blueline Mystique (p. 226-227)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Country on Ice by Doug Beardsley

Catching Life (p. 227-228)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Further Adventures of Slugger McBatt by W. P. Kinsella

No-Hed-Agen (p. 228-229)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Difficulty of Living on Other Planets by Dennis Lee

Aquiniana II (p. 229-233)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Desafinado: Otobiographie de Hubert Aquin by Françoise Maccbée-Iqbal
  • Hubert Aquin, ou la quête interrompue by Pierre-Yves Mocquais
  • Hubert Aquin dix ans après by Robert Richard

Bits of Steel (p. 233-236)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Sounding the Iceberg: An Essay on Canadian HIstorical Novels by Dennis Duffy
  • Stephen Leacock: A Reappraisal by David Staines

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Delayed Mercy and Other Poems by George Bowering

Irwin’s Lives (p. 237-238)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Three Lives in Mine by Grace Irwin

Sovereign Lives (p. 238-241)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Dictionary of Canadain Biography, Volume VIII: 1851-1860 by Francess G. Halpenny

Convent & Tavern (p. 241-243)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • L'Histoire de l'alcool au Québec by Robert Prévost, Suzanne Gagné and Michel Phaneuf
  • Taking The Veil: An Alternative to Marriage, Motherhood and Spinsterhood in Québec 1840-1920 by Marta Danylewycz

Intimate Voices (p. 243-246)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Lettres à Lucienne by Alain Grandbois
  • Lettres d'Italie by Denise Boucher
  • Voilà c'est moi: c'est rien, j'angoisse by Anne Dandurand

Boiled Bats & Beans (p. 246-247)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Ida and the Wool Smugglers by Sue Ann Alderson and Ann Blades
  • Moira's Birthday by Robert Munsch and Michael Martichenko
  • Goldie and the Sea by Judith Saltman and Kim LaFave
  • Morgan the Magnificent by Ian Wallace

Les Jeux (p. 247-249)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Sortie d'elle(s) mutante by Germaine Beaulieu
  • Le Lit de Procruste by François Tétreau
  • Le Je(u) illocutoire by Agnès Whitfield

Terra Incognita (p. 249-250)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Bring Me Your Passion by Don Bailey
  • The Polar Bear Express by Lesley Battler

Good Care (p. 250-251)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • I Will Bring You Berries by Jean Mallison
  • A Fine and Quiet Place by Nora Keeling

Carwash & Moonsong (p. 251-253)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Take the Big Picture by James Reaney
  • Naomi's Road by Joy Kogawa

Exiles (p. 253-255)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Welsher by Peter Thomas
  • Running Out by Dave Williamson

Private Lives (p. 255-256)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Private and Fictional Words: Canadian Women Novelists of the 1970s and 1980s by Coral Ann Howells

Memory Plays (p. 257-258)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Goodnight Disgrace by Michael Mercer
  • Albertine, in Five Times by Michel Tremblay, John Van Burek and Bill Glassco

Real & Surreal (p. 259-260)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Short Stories of Thomas Murtha by William Murtha
  • Torque: Collected Fiction, 1960-1987: Volume I by J. Michael Yates
  • God's Bedfellows by David Carpenter

Feminine Ethos (p. 260-262)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Anyone Can See I Love You by Marilyn Bowering
  • Sub/version by Lorna Marie Irvine

Fionavar (p. 262-263)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Summer Tree by Guy Gavriel Kay
  • The Wandering Fire by Guy Gavriel Kay
  • The Darkest Hour by Guy Gavriel Kay

Il est Écrit (p. 263-265)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Les Concevables interdits by Jean Hallal
  • Les Cascadeurs de l'amour by Patrice Desbiens

Trois Histoires (p. 265-267)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • La Femme de Sath by Andrée A. Michaud
  • Les Oiseaux de glace by Yvon Paré
  • Le Sexe des étoiles by Monique Proulx

Parler d’images (p. 268-269)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Perspectives by Jean-Yves Collette
  • Quand nous serons by Pierre Morency

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Le Premier Mouvement by Jacques Marchand
  • Après l'Eden by Marcel Godin

Le destin (p. 272-273)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Lettres d'une autre by Lise Gauvin
  • Entre Raison et déraison by France Theoret

Contes (p. 273-275)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Le fils d'Ariane et autres nouvelles by Micheline La France
  • Ni le lieu ni l'heure by Gilles Pellerin
  • Le traversier by Esther Rochon

Skelton on Holiday (p. 275-276)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Memoirs of a Literary Blockhead by Robin Skelton

Beautés en marge (p. 276-278)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Saint Copperblack by Roger Magini
  • Les Montréalais by Andree Maillet
  • Sur les pas de la mer by Christiane St-Pierre

Striking Earth (p. 278-279)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Fawn Bones by Richard Sommer
  • Plummets and Other Partialities by Ralph Gustafson
  • questions I asked my mother by Di Brandt

Dreams & Fires (p. 279-281)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Dreams of Zoo Animals by Valmai Howe
  • Fires of the Kindred by Robin Skelton

Modernité oubliée (p. 281-282)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Guy Delahaye et la modernité littéraire by Alexandre L. Amprimoz

Boundaries (p. 282-283)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Permugenesis by Christopher Dewdney
  • The Radiant Inventory by Christopher Dewdney