Editorial

Articles

‘Gently Scan’ (p. 40-52)

Poems

Gardens (p. 52-53)
Subtexts (p. 76-76)
Oars (p. 76-77)
Partita (p. 108-108)
These Drugs (p. 126-127)
To Serve (p. 127-128)
Black Hole (p. 142-142)
Ships (p. 143-143)

Book Reviews

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Arms and the Woman by Susan Merril Squier, Adrienne Auslander Munich and Helen M. Cooper
  • The Great War and Women's Consciousness by Claire M. Tyler

Breaking Silence (p. 146-149)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • By Heart by Rosemary Sullivan
  • Silence and Power by Mary Lynn Broe

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Margaret Laurence, The Long Journey Home by Patricia Morley
  • Margaret Laurence, An Appreciation by Christl Verduyn

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Critical Approaches to the Fiction of Margaret Laurence by Colin Nicholson
  • Contemporary Manitoba Writers: New Critical Studies by Kenneth James Hughes

Disengaged (p. 152-154)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Antarctica Body by Vivian Darroch-Lozowski
  • Here at Eagle Pond by Donald Hall
  • Places Far from Ellesmere by Aritha van Herk
  • Pastoral and Ideology: Virgil to Valéry by Annabel Patterson

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Inside Memory/ Pages from a Writer's Workbook by Timothy Findley

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Le père by Naïm Kattan
  • Le coup de poing by Louis Caron
  • Le Burlesque québécois et américain by Chantal Hébert and Dominique Perron

Artist-Novel (p. 158-159)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Confessional Fictions: A Portrait of the Artist in the Canadian Novel by David Williams

Man & Myth (p. 159-162)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • L'Eclat de l'origine; la poèsie de Gatien Lapointe by Cedric May and François Dumont
  • Gatien Lapointe, l'homme en marche by Cedric May and Bernard Pozier

Text & Image (p. 162-163)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Comics: Ideology, Power and the Critics by Jean-Paul Gabilliet and Martin Barker
  • The Many Lives of the Batman: Critical Approaches to a Superhero by Jean-Paul Gabilliet, Roberta E. Pearson and William Uricchio
  • Du Texte à l'image: le livre illustré au Québec by Jean-Paul Gabilliet and Silvie Bernier

Fresh Perspectives (p. 163-165)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Small Words in My Body by Susan MacFarlane
  • Woman at Mile Zero by Linda Rogers
  • Winter Hunger by Ann Tracy and Susan MacFarlane

Secret Itinerary (p. 165-166)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Clandestine by Cedric May and Hélène Marcotte

Min(e)d Fire (p. 166-168)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Hanging Fire by Phyllis Webb

Near Balances (p. 169-170)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Lights Over the River by Karen Pietiewicz, Mike Chevrier, Jacques Lalouette and Andrew Brooks
  • Six Ottawa Poets by Andrew Brooks

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Producing Marginality: Theatre and Criticism in Canada by Suzanne Crosta and Robert Wallace

New Writing (p. 172-173)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • From Ink Lake: Canadian Stories by Martin Kuester and Michael Ondaatje
  • Coming Attractions 90 by David Helwig

Journeys Home (p. 174-175)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Farther West and New World: Two Plays by John Murrell by John Murrell and Jill Tomasson Goodwin
  • Words in Play: Three Comedies by Jill Tomasson Goodwin and Allan Stratton

Survival (p. 175-176)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Triple Play by Colleen Curran
  • Scarpone by Vittorio Rossi

Book(s) Reviewed

  • A Private Performance by Mary Anne Gillies
  • Birds of a Feather by Carolyn K. Jansen

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Dancewater Blues by Oliver Lovesey and Jay Connolly
  • The Counsel of the Moon by Oliver Lovesey and Dorothy Speak

Male Expression (p. 179-181)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Face in the Garden by John LeBlanc and John Lent
  • Wishbone by John LeBlanc and Reg Silvester
  • Working Without a Laugh Track by John LeBlanc and Fred Stenson

Heritage (p. 181-182)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Athabasca Ryga by Viviana Comensoli, E. David Gregory and George Ryga

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Une société, un récit. Discours culturel au Québec (1967-1976) by André Lamontagne
  • Le voleur de parcours. Identité et cosmopolitisme dans la littérature québécoise contemporaine by Simon Harel and André Lamontagne

Incertitude (p. 184-186)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • A Certain Difficulty of Being. Essays on the Quebec Novel by Anthony Purdy

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Le Théâtre québécois de 1965 à 1980 — un théâtre politique by Monique Engelbertz and Suzanne Crosta

Cage de fer (p. 187-189)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • La Cage suivi de L'île de la Demoiselle by Grazia Merler and Anne Hébert

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Dévadé by Kenneth W. Meadwell

Young Lives (p. 191-193)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Railroader by Lynn (J. R.) Wytenbroek and Bernice Thurman Hunter
  • Forbidden City: A Novel by Lynn (J. R.) Wytenbroek and William Bell
  • Losing Joe's Place by Lynn (J. R.) Wytenbroek and Gordon Korman

Rough Justice (p. 193-194)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Rough Justice: Essays on Crime in English Literature by Patricia Merivale and Martin L. Friedland