Editorial

Articles

Poems

Wysteria (p. 36-37)
Wyeth (p. 73-74)

Book Reviews

Between Cultures (p. 107-108)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Mumshaib: A Novel in Stories by Anne Montagnes
  • Fadimatu by Jennifer Mitton

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Prefaces to the Diaphora: Rhetorics, Allegory, and the Interpretation of Postmodernity by Peter Carravetta
  • Heterology and the Postmodern: Bataille, Baudrillard, and Lyotard by Julian Pefanis
  • Postmodern Genres by Marjorie Perloff

Generation (p. 110-113)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Mother, not mother by Di Brandt
  • The Deconstruction of Wesley Smithson by Sarah Murphy

Women’s Histories (p. 113-114)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Kate Rice: Prospector by Helen Duncan
  • Agnes Macphail: Reformer by Doris Pennington

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Light in the Company of Women by Keith Maillard

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Silence Made Visible: Howard O'Hagan and Tay John by Margery Fee
  • Into Africa with Margaret Laurence by Fiona Sparrow

Home Fires (p. 118-119)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Burning the Dead by Kevin Irie
  • This Only Home by Dennis Cooley
  • New and Selected Poems by Michael Harris

Book(s) Reviewed

  • 15 Years in Exile by Barry Callaghan
  • Exile's Exiles, the Happy Few by Barry Callaghan

The Author Speaks (p. 121-123)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • "Margaret Atwood reading 'Unearthing Suite'" by Margaret Atwood
  • "An Interview with Margaret Atwood" by Margaret Atwood
  • "Margaret Atwood reads from A Handmaid's Tale and talks about this futuristic fable of misogyny as compared to Orwell's 1984" by Margaret Atwood

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Playwrights of Collective Creation (The Canadian Dramatist, Vol. II) by Diane Bessai and Christopher Innes
  • The Plays of Codco by Helen Peters

Rising Playwrights (p. 125-126)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Escape Acts: Seven Canadian One-Acts by Colleen Curran
  • Urban Myths: Anton & No Cycle by Harry Standjofski
  • A Live Bird In Its Jaws by Jeanne-Mance Delisle

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Without Reserve: Stories from Urban Natives by Lynda Shorten
  • The White Lines: Poems by Daniel David Moses

The Real Goddess (p. 128-129)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Waiting for Li Ming by Alan Cumyn

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Topology of Being: The Poetics of Charles Olson by Judith Halden-Sullivan
  • A Sourcery for Books 1 and 2 of bpNichol's The Martyrology by Irene Niechoda

Emotions and Facts (p. 132-134)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Lions in the Streets by Judith Thompson
  • Discovery of Canadian Theatre Archives by Heather McCallum and Ruth Pincoe

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Heroines by Joyce Doolittle
  • House Humans by Daniel MacIvor

On Endings (p. 136-138)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Out of Love by Roy MacSkimming
  • A Nice Gazebo by Robyn Sarah

Book(s) Reviewed

  • For Art's Sake by W. O. Mitchell

Expansions (p. 139-140)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Fourth Archangel by Sharon Butala
  • Dorothy Livesay: Patterns in a Poetic Life by Peter Stevens

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Paradise: Essays on Myth, Art, and Reality by Louis Dudek
  • The Eternal Act of Creation: Essays, 1979-1990 by Northrop Frye

Bold Omissions (p. 142-144)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • When the Moon Waxes Red: Representation, Gender and Cultural Politics by Trinh T. Minh-ha
  • Framer Framed by Trinh T. Minh-ha

Variance (p. 144-146)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Lost Goddess of Early Greece: A Collection of Pre-Hellenic Myths by Charlene Spretnak
  • The Sacred Hoop: Recovering the Feminine in American Indian Traditions by Paula Gunn Allen
  • The Spirit and the Flesh: Sexual Diversity in American Indian Culture by Walter L. Williams

Southern Dreaming (p. 146-149)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Only Snow in Havana by Elizabeth Hay
  • Nights in the Yungas by Stephen Henigan

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Métamorphoses d'une utopie by Jean-Michel Lacroix and Fulvio Caccia
  • La crise d'octobre et les médias: le miroir à dix faces by Bernard Dagenais
  • Criss d'octobre! by Richard Poulin

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Canadian Brothers or The Prophecy Fulfilled, A Tale of the Late American War by John Richardson and Donald Stephens

Translations (p. 152-154)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Literaturübersetzen: English by Herwig Friedl, Albert-Reiner Glaap and Klaus Peter Müller
  • Acts of Concealment. Mennonite/s Writing in Canada by Hildi Froese Tiessen and Peter Hinchcliffe

Book(s) Reviewed

  • A War Imagined: The First World War and English Culture by Samuel Hynes
  • The Nation's Cause: French, English and German Poetry of the First World War by Elizabeth A. Malsand
  • Writing War: Fiction, Gender & Memory by Lynne Hanley

Surfaces and Depths (p. 156-157)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Hell and Other Novels by Beverley Daurio
  • Three by Three by Anne Dandurand, Claire Dé, Hélène Rioux and Luise Von Flotow

Eco-Criticism (p. 158-158)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Gay/Grey Moose: Essays on the Ecologies and Mythologies of Canadian Poetry 1690-1990 by D. M. R. Bentley

Spirit of the Flesh (p. 159-160)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • standing all the night through by Audrey Poetker-Thiessen

Direction & Clarity (p. 160-163)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Discourses: Conversations in Postmodern Art and Culture by Russell Ferguson
  • Nationalism and Sexualities by Andrew Parker, Mary Russo, Doris Summer and Patricia Yaeger

Two Perspectives (p. 163-165)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • In the National Interest: A Chronicle of the National Film Board of Canada from 1949 to 1989 by Gary Evans
  • Sentimental Modernism: Women Writers and the Revolution of the World by Suzanne Clark

The Morning After (p. 165-166)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Nobody's Son by Sean Stewart

Prophetic Voices (p. 166-168)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Maritime Union: A Political Tale by Stewart L. Donovan
  • The Last Landscape by Miriam Waddington

In Pain (p. 168-169)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • A Whole Brass Band by Anne Cameron
  • Sundogs by Lee Maracle

[Untitled] (p. 169-169)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Yankee Professor's Guide to Life in Nova Scotia by Philip Milner

Opinions & Notes

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