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Essaying (p. 103-105)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Rational Geomancy: The Kids of the Book Machine; The Collected Research Reports of the Toronto Research Group, 1973-1982 by bp Nichol, Steve McCaffrey and Douglas Barbour
  • inkorrect thots by Douglas Barbour and bill bissett

A Poet’s Bones (p. 105-106)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Good Bones by Margaret Atwood and Neil K Besner

La critique (p. 106-108)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Le Roman québécois by Neil Bishop and Réjean Beaudoin
  • Hubert Aquin entre référence et métaphore by Neil Bishop and Anthony Wall

Transgressions (p. 108-110)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Beyond Borders: An Anthology of New Writing from Manitoba, Minnesota, Saskatchewan, and the Dakotas by Dennis Denisoff, Mark Vinz and Dave Williamson
  • No Forwarding Address by Dennis Denisoff and Elisabeth Bowers

Habitable Interiors (p. 110-112)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Dragonfly Fling by Jean McKay
  • South Hill Girls by Barbara Sapergia

Journeying (p. 112-114)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Biggest Modern Woman of the World by Susan Swan
  • The Child Hero in the Canadian Novel by Theresia Quigley

Community (p. 114-116)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Aqua by Jane Ennenberg and Anne Marriott
  • Wiles of Girlhood by Joanne Arnott and Jane Ennenberg
  • Tell Tale Signs by Jane Ennenberg and Janice Williamson

Great Distances (p. 116-118)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Woman Warrior by Maxine Hong Kingston and Susan Fisher
  • Interview by Maxine Hong Kingston and Susan Fisher
  • Jasmine by Susan Fisher and Bharati Mukherjee

Beauty and Sadness (p. 118-120)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Best Canadian Stories 1992 by Maggie Helwig and David Helwig
  • Coming Attractions by Maggie Helwig and Douglas H. Glover

Significant (p. 120-121)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Best Left as Indians by Ken S. Coates and Bryan N.S. Gooch
  • Colonial Leviathons: State Formation in Mid-Nineteenth Century Canada by Bryan N. S. Gooch, Allan Greer and Ian Radforth

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Writing History as a Prophet. Postmodenist Innovations of the Historical Novel by Gabriele Helms and Elizabeth Wesseling
  • Poethics: And Other Strategies of Law & Literature by Gabriele Helms and Richard Weisberg

Spiritual Vitality (p. 123-124)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • An Evangelical Mind: Nathanael Burwash and the Methodist Tradition in Canada, 1839-1918 by Marguerite Van Die and Henry Hubert
  • The Evangelical Century: College and Creed in English Canada from the Great Revival to the Great Depression by Michael Gauvreau and Henry Hubert
  • Awash in a Sea of Faith: Christianizing the American People by Jon Butler and Henry Hubert

Lie of the Land (p. 124-126)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • White Lies for Mother by Liza Potvin
  • The Empress Has No Closure by Marilyn Iwama and Adeena Karasick
  • The Work of Our Hands by Sharon H. Nelson and Marilyn Iwama

Assertions (p. 126-128)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • How to Saw Wood with an Angel by Gertrude Story
  • The Katzenbody Problem by Tsigane Baernstein

In the Midst (p. 128-129)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • In the Midst: Wrtitings 1962-1992 by Jon Kertzer and Warren Tallman
  • Disjunctive Poetics: From Gertrude Stein and Louis Zukofsky to Susan Howe by Jon Kertzer and Peter Quartermain

Festshriven (p. 130-131)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Phyllis Webb and Her Works by John F. Hulcoop

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Keep That Candle Burning Bright and Other Poems by Janice Kulyk Keefer and Bronwen Wallace
  • Arguments With the World: Essays by Joanne Page and Janice Kulyk Keefer

Outsider Within (p. 133-135)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Anatomy of Gender: Women's Struggle for the Body by Dawn Currie and Valerie Raoul
  • Unsettling Relations: The University as a Site of Feminist Struggle by Himani Bannerji

Visual Economy (p. 135-136)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Last of the Golden Girls by Alan Lawson and Susan Swan

Mother-Tongue (p. 137-138)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Sister Woman by Valerie Legge and J. G. Sime

Imaginary Indian (p. 138-141)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Afterlife of George Cartwright by John Steffler and Lutz Hartmut
  • The Imaginary Indian: The Image of the Indian in Canadian Literature by Lutz Hartmut, Iain Higgins and Daniel Francis

Abusing Lacan (p. 141-142)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Using Lacan, Reading Fiction by James M. Mellard and Kevin McNeilly
  • Jacques Lacan: A Feminist Introduction by Elizabeth Grosz and Kevin McNeilly

Confessions (p. 143-144)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Man and His World by Clark Blaise and Michael Mason
  • How Do You Spell Beautiful? And Other Stories by Michael Mason and Patrick Lane
  • The Priest's Boy by Michael Mason and Clive Doucet

Elle sera poète (p. 145-145)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Elle sera poète, elle aussi! Les femmes et la création artistique by Ann Pearson, Liliane Blanc and Susan Fisher

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Black Blood by Joseph Pivato and F. G. Paci
  • Poetry. Selected and Translated by Antonino Mazza by Pier Paolo Pasolini, Joseph Pivato and Pierre Rajotte

Munro Tapes (p. 147-148)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Interview with Alice Munro by Beverley J. Rasporich and The American Audio Prose Library

A Double Life (p. 148-149)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Alice Munro: A Double Life by Beverley J. Rasporich, Shane Rhodes and Catherine Sheldrick Ross
  • Mothers and Other Clowns: The Stories of Alice Munro by Beverley J. Rasporich and Magdalene Redekop

Poet & Polis (p. 150-151)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Taking Power by Norman Ravvin and David Lewis Stein
  • Dance with Desire: Selected Love Poems by Kevin McNeilly and Irving Layton

Two Germanys (p. 151-153)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • A Night at the Opera by Norman Ravvin and Ray Smith
  • The Heart of Europe: Essays on Literature and Ideology by J. P. Stern and Norman Ravvin

Lucy & John (p. 153-155)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Fragrance of Sweet-grass: L. M. Montgomery's Heroines and the Pursuit of Romance by Elizabeth Rollins Epperly and Catherine Sheldrick Ross
  • The Borders of Nightmare: The Fiction of John Richardson by Michael Hurley and Catherine Sheldrick Ross

Grace & Gall (p. 155-156)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Green Grass, Running Water by Thomas King and William Scheick
  • The True Life Adventures of Sparrow Drinkwater by William Scheick and Trevor Ferguson

Woman—Identified (p. 156-158)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • InVersions: Writing by Dykes, Queers & Lesbians by Sue Schenk and Betsy Warland
  • Tide Lines: Stories of Change by Lesbians by Lee Felming and Sue Schenk

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Journey Prize Anthology by Jim Snyder
  • Things As They Are? by Jim Snyder

Canon Building (p. 160-162)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Canadian Storytellers, Volume I: New Directions from Old by Susan Spearey and J. R. (Tim) Struthers
  • Canadian Canons: Essays in Literary Value by Robert Lecker and Susan Spearey

Black on White (p. 162-164)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Alphabet of Desire by Ken Norris
  • Acts of Light by Mark Frutkin and K. P. Stich
  • A Wandering City by Robert Kendall and K. P. Stich

Novel Guides (p. 164-166)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Introducting Margaret Laurence's The Stone Angel by George Woodcock and Nora Foster Stovel
  • Introducing Margaret Atwood's The Edible Woman by Nora Foster Stovel and W. J. Keith

Found Again (p. 166-167)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Anthologie de la poésie des femmes au Québec by Jane Tilley, Nicole Brossard and Lisette Girouard
  • Les Textes poétiques du Canada français: 1606-1867. Volume 5: 1850-1855 by Jane Tilley, Yolande Grisé and Jeanne d'Arc Lortie

Early Modern (p. 167-169)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Complete Poems by Brian Trehearne and A. M. Klein

Cultures in Context (p. 169-170)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Coyote Winter by Jacquelinne White, Gernot R. Wieland and Alexandra Wieland
  • Wisakyjak and the New World by Adam Ballantyne, Gernot R. Wieland and Alexandra Wieland
  • Mei Ming and the Dragon's Daughter by Lydia Bailey, Gernot R. Wieland and Alexandra Wieland

Dialogic Framework (p. 171-172)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Tightrope Walker. Autobiographical Writings of Anne Wilkinson by Marion Wynne-Davies and Joan Coldwell
  • My Father Took a Cake to France by Cynthia Flood, Denise Adèle Heaps and Marion Wynne-Davies

Raw vs Clever (p. 172-174)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Exit Barney McGee by Lynn (J. R.) Wytenbroek and Claire Mackay
  • The Magpie Summer by Lynn (J. R.) Wytenbroek, Judith Wright, Elana Wolff and Elana Wolff
  • Margin of Error by Lynn (J. R.) Wytenbroek and Lesley Choyce
  • Wafer Thin by Lynn (J. R.) Wytenbroek and Elin Elgaard
  • Lady Daisy by Lynn (J. R.) Wytenbroek and Dick King-Smith

Tryptych (p. 174-175)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Splinters by Doug Turner and Mick Burrs
  • Narratives and Continuations by Norm Sibum and Mick Burrs
  • New Moon, Old Mattress by Patricia Keeney and Mick Burrs

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Dykewords: An Anthology of Lesbian Writing by The Lesbian Writing and Publishing Collective and Lesley Ziegler
  • Radical Perversions: Two Dyke Plays by Audrey Butler and Lesley Ziegler

Book(s) Reviewed

  • La Generation Lyrique by François Ricard and Dominique Perron
  • Parler Loin, 1&2 by Dominique Perron and Philippe Haeck

Timespaces (p. 179-181)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • One Fish from the Rooftop by John Mikhail Asfour and Alexander M. Forbes
  • Labyrinths: poems from five cities by Michael Bullock and Alexander M. Forbes

Maps (p. 181-183)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Rage of Space Poems by Alexander M. Forbes and Philip Stratford
  • Port Ebony by Dan Jalowica and Alexander M. Forbes
  • Echoes in Silence by Eva-Marie Kröller, Alexander M. Forbes and W. J. Keith

Chiarascuro (p. 183-184)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Gravity and Light by Alexander M. Forbes, Kerry Slavens, Margaret Blackwood and Anne M. Kelly
  • Month's Mind by Alexander M. Forbes and John V. Hicks

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Hour's Acropolis by Norman Ravvin, Alexander M. Forbes and John Pass
  • Mortal Remains by Alexander M. Forbes and Patrick Lane

Opinions & Notes