Book(s) Reviewed

  • Beyond Tish by Douglas Barbour
  • Outside Literature by Tony Bennett

Contrasts (p. 103-105)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Les Geographies de l'Illusionniste by Luc Lecompte
  • Monème by Pierre Desruisseaux
  • Programme pour une morte lente, Les Guerres sont éternelles by Yves Gosselin
  • Nous ne connaissons la mort que de nom by Jacques Poirier
  • Le Silence des Dieux by Pierre Albert

Curious Encounter (p. 105-107)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Selected Poems by Margaret Avison

Mosaic Dissected (p. 107-108)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • A. M. Klein, The Father of Canadian Jewish Literature: Essays in the Poetics of Humanistic Passion by Rachel Feldhay Brenner
  • Winter Tulips by Joseph Kertes

Dismantling (p. 108-110)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Culture of Redemption by Leo Bersani
  • The Ideology of the Aesthetic by Terry Eagleton

Open Room (p. 110-112)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • 1988: Selected Poems and Texts by Gerry Shikatani
  • Outlasting the Landscape by Robert Hilles
  • The Open Room by Bruce Meyer

Human Acts (p. 112-113)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Human Acts by Heather Spears
  • The Artemesia Book by Colleen Thibaudeau
  • Recovering the Naked Man by Richard Harrison

Body Rights (p. 113-115)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Covering Rough Ground by Kate Braid
  • Fire on the Water: An Anthology of Black Nova Scotia Writing by George Elliott Clarke
  • Body Rites (beyond the darkening) by Arnold Itwaru
  • Company Town by Michael Turner

Uncommon Dreams (p. 115-117)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Common Dream by Allison Grayhurst
  • The Untidy Bride by Sandra Nicholls
  • The Women Who Surround Me by D.C. Reid

Echoes & Realities (p. 117-119)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Rasberrying by Leonard Neufeldt
  • West into Night by Glen Sorestad
  • On the Way to Ethiopia by Allan Safarik

Small & Perfect (p. 119-120)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Small Perfect Things by Louis Dudek
  • Witches and Idiots by Ken Mitchell
  • Body Rain by J. A. Hamilton

Into the Clear (p. 120-122)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Celestial Corkscrew & Other Strategies by Ralph Gustafson
  • Talkin Basie by Don Kerr
  • Air Canada Owls by Glen Sorestad

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Reversible Coat by Shel Krakofsky
  • Testimony: Crises of Witnessing in Literature by Soshana Felman and Dori Laub

Metaphor-Land (p. 124-125)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Whatever It is Plants Dream by Richard Stevenson
  • Où Serons-Nous Dans Une Heure by Jacques Ouellet
  • ɉcritude by Réjean Plamondon

Centre/Knot (p. 125-127)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Wolf-Ladder by Don Domanski
  • Aurealities by Paul Dutton
  • Theology of Swallows by David Manicom

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Theory of Sediment by Steve McCaffery
  • The Brick Reader by Linda Spalding and Michael Ondaatje

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Mikhail Bakhtin: Creation of a Prosaics by Gary Saul Morson and Caryl Emerson
  • Rethinking Bakhtin: Extensions and Challenges by Gary Saul Morson and Caryl Emerson

Transformations (p. 132-133)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Comparative American Identities: Race, Sex, and Nationality in the Modern Text by Hortense Spillers
  • Contemporary Challenges: Conversations with Canadian Native Authors by Hartmut Lutz

Family Resemblance (p. 134-135)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Postmodernism and Japan by Masao Miyoshi and H. D. Harootunian
  • Other Solitudes: Canadian Multicultural Fictions by Linda Hutchinson and Marion Richmond
  • Between Worlds: A Collection of Writings on the Canadian Immigrant Experience by Maggie Goh and Craig Stephenson

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Vancouver's Chinatown: Racial Discourse in Canada, 1875-1980 by Kay J. Anderson
  • Justice in Our Time by Roy Miki and Cassandra Kobayashi

Building Lives (p. 138-140)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • William Carlos Williams and Autobiography by Ann W. Fisher-Wirth
  • William Carlos Williams: A New World Naked by Paul Mariani
  • The Complete Correspondence, 1953-1978 by Irving Layton and Robert Creeley

Sexualities (p. 140-142)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Vested Interests: Cross-Dressing and Cultural Anxiety by Majorie Garber
  • Inside/out: Gay Theories, Lesbian Theories by Diana Fuss

New Alliances (p. 142-143)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Gendered Interventions: Narrative Discourse in the Victorian Novel by Robyn R. Warhol
  • Disseminating Whitman: Revision and Corporeality in "Leaves of Grass" by Michael Moon

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Inconvenient Fictions: Literature and the Limits of Theory by Bernard Harrison
  • Minor Prophecies: The Literary Essay in the Culture Wars by Geoffrey H. Hartman

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Against Deconstruction by John M. Ellis

Cosmologies (p. 148-149)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Meaning and Being in Myth by Norman Austin
  • The Flutes of Dionysus [:] Daemonic Enthrallment in Literature by R. D. Stock

Angel-Minister (p. 149-151)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Words with Power: Being a Second Study of The Bible and Literature by Northrop Frye
  • Reading the World: Selected Writings, 1935-1976 by Northrop Frye and Robert D. Denham
  • A World in a Grain of Sand: Twenty-Two Interviews with Northrop Frye by Northrop Frye and Robert D. Denham

Recurring Subject (p. 151-153)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Vanishing Subject: Early Psychology and Literary Modernism by Judith Ryan
  • The Autobiographical Subject: Gender and Ideology in Eighteenth-Century England by Felicity A. Nussbaum

Life after Death (p. 153-154)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Murther & Walking Spirits by Robertson Davies

End of Day? (p. 154-156)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Language, Society and the Elderly: Discourse, Identity and Ageing by Nikolas Coupland, Justine Coupland and Howard Giles
  • Sunset Manor by Richard Wright

Conjunctions (p. 156-158)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Kick the Can by Anne Cameron
  • Sojourner's Truth and Other Stories by Lee Maracle

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Café des Westerns by Norman Ravvin

Tonalities (p. 159-160)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Ernest Buckler Remembered by Claude T. Bissell

Incorrigible Heroes (p. 161-162)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Bells on Finland Street by Lyn Cook
  • Samantha's Secret Room by Lyn Cook
  • Don't Call Me Sugar Baby! by Dorothy Joahn Harris
  • Gordon Korman Collection by Gordon Korman
  • Mr. Kneebone's New Digs by Ian Wallace

Coming to Maturity (p. 162-164)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Sky is Falling by Kit Pearson
  • Looking at the Moon by Kit Pearson

Picture Books (p. 164-166)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Waiting for The Whales by Sheryl Mcfarlane and Ron Lightburn
  • No Dinosaurs in The Park by Dorothy Joahn Harris and Sylvie Daigneault
  • Muhla, The Fair One by Linda Ghan and Elise Benoit
  • Lemonade Parade by Ben Brooks and Bill Slavin
  • Aunt Fred is a Witch by Rachna Gilmore and Chum McLeod
  • Jess was the Brave One by Jean Little and Janet Wilson
  • Show-and-Tell by Robert Munsch and Michael Martchenko

Living Silence (p. 166-167)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Don't Bet on the Prince: Contemporary Feminist Fairy Tales in North America and England by Jack Zipes
  • The Brothers Grimm: From Enchanted Forests to the Modern World by Jack Zipes

Theatre & Society (p. 168-169)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Dunsmuirs: Alone at the Edge by Rod Langley
  • Where is Kabuki? by Don Druick

Repeated Theme (p. 169-170)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Man Who Painted Stalin by France Théoret and Luise Von Flotow
  • Blue Panic by Rosemary Sullivan

Vues animées (p. 171-173)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • "Les Vues animées" suivi de "Les Loups se mangent entre eux" by Michel Tremblay
  • Le Train by Michel Tremblay

Close Calls (p. 173-174)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Daisy Circus by Rita Donovan
  • Close Calls: short stories by Patricia Stone

Look. Wait. Believe (p. 174-176)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Prayers of a Very Wise Child by Roch Carrier and Sheila Fischman

Talk About It! (p. 176-179)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Talk About It! by Rozena Maart
  • Bright's Crossing by Anne Cameron

Knowledge Revealed (p. 179-181)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Edge of the World by Carol Malyon
  • Blue Husbands by Don Dickinson

Droit d’auteur(e) (p. 181-182)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Les murs de brique by J. Gagnon
  • Le Passé composé by Michèle Mailhot

Entre deux pôles (p. 183-184)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Adèle et Amélie by Denis Monette

Histoire (p. 184-185)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • La Vie littéraire au Québec, I - 1764-1805 by Maurice Lemire