Bibliotherapy (p. 113-114)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Private Voices, Public Lives: Women Speak on the Literary Life by Nancy Owen Nelson
  • Where the Rivers Join: A Personal Account of Healing from Ritual Abuse by Beckylane

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Praying for Rain: Timothy Findley's Not Wanted on the Voyage by Donna Palmateer Pennee
  • Living Over the Abyss: Margaret Atwood's Life Before Man by Carol L. Beran
  • Collecting Clues: Margaret Atwood's Bodily Harm by Lorna Marie Irvine
  • Writing Against the Silence: Joy Kogawa's Obasan by Arnold E. Davidson

Sacred Game (p. 118-119)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Sacred Stories of the Sweetgrass Cree by Leonard Bloomfield
  • The Native Stories from Keepers of the Animals by Michael J. Caduto and Joseph Bruchac
  • The Bear-Walker and Other Stories by Basil H. Johnston

Book(s) Reviewed

  • A History of the "Atlantic Monthly" 1857-1909: Yankee Humanism at High Tide and Ebb by Ellery Sedgwick
  • Subjugated Knowledges: Journalism, Gender & Literature in the Nineteenth Century by Laurel Brake

Boys, Booze & Twang (p. 121-122)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Stag Line: Stories by Men by Bonnie Burnard
  • Ounce of Cure: Alcohol in the Canadian Short Story by Mark Anthony Jarman
  • Dressing for Hope by Lorna Jackson

Critical Acts (p. 123-124)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Canadian Drama and The Critics by L. W. Conolly and D. A. Hadfield
  • A Well-Bred Muse: Selected Theatre Writings 1978-1988 by Keith Garebian
  • Harlequin in Hogtown: George Luscombe and Toronto Workshop Productions by Neil Carson

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Singing Sky by Margaret Creal
  • The View from Foley Mountain by Peri Phillips McQuay

Figures and Facts (p. 126-128)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Facing Facts: Realism in American Thought and Culture, 1850-1920 by David E. Shi
  • Metaphors of Genre: The Role of Analogies in Genre Theory by David Fishelov

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Iroquois Fires: The Six Nations Lyrics and Lore of Dawendine by Dawendine (Bernice Loft Winslow)
  • Toronto at Dreamer's Rock; Education is Our Right: Two One-Act Plays by Drew Hayden Taylor
  • The Colour of Resistance: A Contemporary Collection of Writing by Aboriginal Women by Connie Fife

Fathering Poems (p. 130-132)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Dreaming: My Father's Body by Paul Wilson
  • On the Way to Ethiopia by Allan Safarik
  • The Perfect Cold Warrior by Gary Geddes
  • The Rim Poems by Joseph MacLeod
  • Ghost Safari by Tom Marshall
  • Home Planet by Tom Henighan

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Mister Sandman by Barbara Gowdy
  • Fall on Your Knees by Ann-Marie MacDonald

The Work of Theory (p. 134-136)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Changing Subjects: The Making of Feminist Literary Criticism by Gayle Greene and Coppélia Kahn
  • Motherhood and Representation: The Mother in Popular Culture and Melodrama by E. Ann Kaplan

Book(s) Reviewed

  • She Tries her Tongue, Her Silence Softly Breaks by M. Nourbese Philip
  • Verbal Riddim: the Politics and Aesthetics of African-Caribbean Dub Poetry by Christian Habekost
  • de Man: a Performance Poem by Pamela Mordecai

Fictive Order (p. 137-139)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Constant Fire by Melissa Hardy
  • Altered Statements by M. A. C. Farrant

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Macken Charm by Jack Hodgins

Proper Amazement (p. 141-143)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Roaring Girl by Greg Hollingshead

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Discourses of the Vanishing: Modernity, Phantasm, Japan by Marilyn Ivy
  • Geisha: The Life, the Voices, the Art by Jodi Cobb

Postmodern Families (p. 144-146)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • How Insenstive by Russell Smith
  • Human Amusements by Wayne Johnston

Interanimations (p. 146-147)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Between the Lines by Hilda Kirkwood

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Rain Ascends by Joy Kogawa

Women & Eroticism (p. 150-153)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • In the House of Slaves by Evelyn Lau
  • Villainelle by Lynn Crosbie

Canadian Reprints (p. 153-154)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Shenac's Work At Home by Margaret M. Robertson
  • The Untempered Wind by Joanna Wood
  • Our Little Life by J. G. Sime
  • Armand Durand by Rosanna Leprohon
  • The Woman Who Did by Grant Allen

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Making of Victorian Sexual Attitudes by Michael Mason
  • Gender Conflicts: New Essays in Women's History by Franca Lacovetta and Mariana Valverde

Book(s) Reviewed

  • An Ethical Education: Community and Morality in the Multicultural University by M. N. S. Sellers
  • Off Center: Power and Culture Relations Between Japan and the United States by Masao Miyoshi

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Pour un bilan prospectif de la recherche en littérature québécoise by Louise Milot and François Dumont
  • Les figures de l'ecrit by Louise Milot and Fernand Roy

Politics and Peace (p. 160-162)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Second Coming of Yeeat Shpanst by Armin Wiebe
  • Aftermath: Travels in a Post-War World by Farley Mowat

Myths of History (p. 162-164)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Turning Japanese: Memoirs of a Sansei by David Mura
  • Typical American by Gish Jen
  • The Jade Peony by Wayson Choy
  • When Fox is a Thousand by Larissa Lai

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Contemporary Designers by Colin Naylor
  • The Illustrated Encylopedia of Victoriana by Nancy Ruhling and John Crosby Freeman
  • The Culture of Fashion: a New History of Fashionable Dress by Christopher Breward

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Canadian Women Writing Fiction by Mickey Pearlman
  • Margaret Atwood by Coral Ann Howells

Masquerades (p. 167-169)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Trouble With Genius: Reading Pound, Joyce, Stein and Zukofsky by Bob Perelman
  • Memory Babe: A Critical Biography of Jack Kerouac by Gerald Nicosia

Life Claims (p. 169-170)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Breaking the Mould by Penny Petrone
  • Away From Home by Elizabeth Brewster
  • Dobryd by Ann Charney

Angel of Tokyo (p. 171-171)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • A Heart at Leisure From Itself by Margaret Prang

Collaborative Fire (p. 171-173)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Voice by Marie Elyse St. George and Anne Szumigalski
  • Z: A Meditation on Oppression, Desire and Freedom by Anne Szumigalski
  • Breathing Fire: Canada's New Poets by Lorna Crozier and Patrick Lane

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Her Bread to Earn: Women, Money, and Society from Defoe to Austen by Mona Scheuermann
  • Jane Austen The Woman, Some Biographical Insights by George Holbert Tucker

Guy Talk (p. 174-176)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Motortherapy by Bill Schermbrucker
  • Troutstream by Gerald Lynch
  • Hazard Zones by Keith Maillard

Live Subjects (p. 176-177)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Subjects without Selves: Transitional Texts in Modern Fiction by Gabriele Schwab

Voices and Choices (p. 178-179)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Solo by Jason Sherman
  • Modern Canadian Plays, 1970-1990, Volume II by Jerry Wasserman

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Le trafic des langues: Traduction et culture dans la littérature québécoise by Sherry Simon
  • Développement et rayonnement de la littérature québécoise: un défi pour l'an 2000 by UNEQ

Cultural Elegies (p. 181-183)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • A Thousand Homes by Terry Watada
  • Ragas From the Periphery by Pindar Dulai

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Turtle Drum by Carol Anne Wien
  • Sketching from Memory: A Portrait of My Mother by Helen McLean

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Colonial Desire: Hybridity in Theory,Culture and Race by Robert J. C. Young
  • Sui Sin Far/Edith Maude Eaton. A Literary Biography by Annette White-Parks
  • Mrs. Spring Fragrance and Other Writings by Sui Sin Far, Amy Ling and Annette White-Parks