Book(s) Reviewed

  • Walter Benjamin's Philosophy by Andrew Benjamin and Peter Osborne
  • History After Lacan by Teresa Brennan

Life and Friendship (p. 111-113)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Austin Clarke: A Biography by Stella Algoo-Baksh
  • A Passage Back Home: A Personal Reminiscence of Samuel Selvon by Austin Clarke

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Grammar of Dissent by Carol Morrell
  • Bread out of Stone by Dionne Brand

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Elizabeth Bishop: Questions of Mastery by Bonnie Costello
  • Elizabeth Bishop and Marianne Moore: The Psychodynamics of Creativity by Joanne Feit-Diehl
  • Elizabeth Bishop's Poetics of Intimacy by Victoria Harrison
  • Elizabeth Bishop: Life and the Memory of It by Brett Millier

Anciens & modernes (p. 117-119)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • La lecture et ses traditions by Joseph Melançon, Nicole Fortin and Georges Desmeules
  • Littérature québécoise by Nicole Fortin and Jean Morency

Book(s) Reviewed

  • O cher Émile je t'aime ou l'heureuse mort d'une Gorgone anglaise racontée par sa fille by Agnès Whitfield

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Separate Spheres: Women's Worlds in the 19th-Century Maritimes by Janet Guildord and Suzanne Morton
  • Outside the Pale: Cultural Exclusion, Gender Difference, and the Victorian Woman Writer by Elsie B. Michie

Economy and Excess (p. 122-124)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Skinny Girls by Lesley-Anne Bourne
  • Kilmarnock by John W. Bilsland and Tony Cosier

Writerly Musings (p. 124-125)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • A New World: Essays on Poetry & Poetics by Ken Norris
  • Musgrave Landings: Musings on the Writing Life by Susan Musgrave

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Reading Rembrandt: Beyond the Word—Image Opposition by Mieke Bal
  • Body Work: Objects of Desire in Modern Narrative by Peter Brooks

Book(s) Reviewed

  • New World Regionalism: Literature in the Americas by David M. Jordan

Veteran & Novices (p. 130-132)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Journey Prize Anthology 11: Short Fiction from the Best of Canada's New Writers by Sheldon Currie
  • Brother Frank's Gospel Hour and Other Stories by W. P. Kinsella

Existence & Life (p. 132-134)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Invisible Man at the Window by Monique Proulx and Matt Cohen
  • Shelby by Pete McCormack

Diamonds and Shit (p. 134-136)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Take This Waltz: A Celebration of Leonard Cohen by Michael Fournier and Ken Norris
  • Leonard Cohen: A Life in Art by Ira Bruce Nadel

Bad Companions (p. 136-138)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Dining with the Dictator by Dany Laferrière and David Toby Homel
  • Why Must a Black Writer Write About Sex by Dany Laferrière and David Toby Homel
  • Chronique de la dérive douce by Dany Laferrière

Poetic Agents (p. 138-140)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Selected Poems by Douglas Fetherling
  • Tender Agencies by Dennis Denisoff

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Old Dualities: Deconstructing Robert Kroetsch and His Critics by Dianne Tiefensee

Historical Recovery (p. 142-144)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Indomitable Lady Doctors by Carlotta Hacker
  • Letters from a Lady Rancher by Monica Hopkins

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Reverberations: Explorations in the Canadian Short Story by Simone Vauthier
  • Best Canadian Stories 94 by Maggie Helwig and David Helwig

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Free Books for All: The Public Library Movement in Ontario, 1850-1930 by Lorne Bruce
  • Harmonious Perfection: The Development of English Studies in Nineteenth-Century Anglo-Canadian Colleges by Henry Hubert

Necessary Passion (p. 147-149)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • A Passion for Narrative: A Guide for Writing Fiction by Jack Hodgins

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Writing Diaspora: Tactics of Intervention in Contemporary Cultural Studies by Rey Chow
  • The Japanese Woman: Traditional Image and Changing Reality by Sumiko Iwao
  • Colour. An Issue by Roy Miki and Fred Wah

Revisit Agassiz (p. 153-154)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Agassiz: A Novel in Stories by Sandra Birdsell

Teasing Birney (p. 154-156)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Earle Birney: A Life by Elspeth Cameron

Le goût du voyage (p. 156-158)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Deux semaines en septembre by André Girard
  • La Fondue by Vincent Nadeau

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Discoveries of the Other: Alterity in the Work of Leonard Cohen, Hubert Aquin, Michael Ondaatje, and Nicole Brossard by Winfried Siemerling

Intersecting Lives (p. 159-161)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Even At This Distance by Ann Knight and W. P. Kinsella
  • Rising About Us by Edith Van Beek
  • In War with Time by Leila Pepper

Word Wars (p. 161-163)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Paper Wife by Linda Spalding
  • Mêmewars by Adeena Karasick

Reimag(in)ing Women (p. 163-164)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • ReImagining Women: Representations of Women in Culture by Shirley Neuman and Glennis Stephenson
  • Wedding Cakes, Rats and Rodeo Queens by Anne Cameron

Paysages & paroles (p. 164-166)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Paysages de Réjean Ducharme by Pierre-Louis Vaillancourt

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Red Centre Journal: A journey in two parts by Kevin Roberts
  • The Proving Grounds by Rhea Tregebov
  • Preludes & Fugues by Fred Candelario
  • Sudden Proclamations by Jerry Newman

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Homage to Henry Alline & Other Poems by Douglas Lochhead
  • Poetic Asylum: Poems Written in Canada (1968-1990) by Jesús López Pacheco
  • Smoking Mirror by Brian Henderson

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Forest and Other Gleanings: The Fugitive Writings of Catharine Parr Traill by Michael Peterman and Carl Ballstadt
  • Isabella Valancy Crawford: We Scarcely Knew Her by Elizabeth McNeill Galvin

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Joys of Exile by Paul Tiyambe Zeleza

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Headhunter by Timothy Findley

Compte-rendu (p. 175-177)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Parcours d'un écrivain by Marie-Claire Blais
  • Le proche et le lointain by Claude Lévesque

After the Saints (p. 177-178)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • In A Glass House by Nino Ricci

Troubled Quest (p. 178-180)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Myths of the Lost Paradise in the Novels of Jacques Poulin by Paul Socken
  • Yves Thériault, Master Storyteller by M. G. Hesse

Journeyworks (p. 180-182)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Shadowing by Paul Savoie and Jerry Silverberg
  • The Walled Garden: A Fantasia by Michael Bullock
  • Surviving Words by Endre Farkas

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Spirit Faces: Contemporary Masks of the Northwest Coast by Gary Wyatt
  • Eagle Transforming: The Art of Robert Davidson by Ulli Steltzer and Robert Davidson
  • Inuit Women Artists: Voices from Cape Dorset by Odette Leroux and et al.

Critical Vantage (p. 183-186)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Crafting of Chaos: Narrative Structure in Margaret Laurence's The Stone Angel and The Diviners by Hildegard Kuester
  • The Tumble of Reason: Alice Munro's Discourse of Absence by Ajay Heble

Partial Selves (p. 186-187)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Imaginary Jew by Alain Finkielkraut
  • Mina's Story: A Doctor's Memoir of the Holocaust by Mina Deutsch

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Man Without Face by Frances Itani
  • Evil Eye by Ann Diamond
  • Stupid Crimes by Denis E. Bolen

The Spirit of Place (p. 190-191)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • A Death Feast in Dimlahamid by Terry Glavin
  • Khot-La-Cha: The Autobiography of Chief Simon Baker by Verna J. Kirkness

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Postmodern Canadian Fiction and the Rhetoric of Authority by Glenn Deer

Exiled Artist (p. 193-194)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Achievement of Josef Skvorecky by Sam Solecki

The Art of Clothing (p. 195-196)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • From the Land: Two Hundred Years of Dene Clothing by Judy Thompson

Origins (p. 196-197)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Bones in the Basket by C.J. Taylor
  • Five Heavenly Emperors: Chinese Myths of Creation by Song Nan Zhang

Book(s) Reviewed

  • In the Language of Love by Diane Schoemperlen

Re/appraisals (p. 199-200)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Hugh MacLennan by Frank M. Tierney
  • Context North America: Canadian/U.S. Literary Relations by Camille La Bossiere

Multiple Selves (p. 200-202)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Shattered Selves: Multiple Personality in a Postmodern World by James M. Glass
  • Double Reading: Postmodernism after Deconstruction by Jeffrey T. Nealon