Book(s) Reviewed

  • Our Lady of Victorian Feminism: The Madonna in the Work of Anna Jameson, Margaret Fuller, and George Eliot by Kimberly Van Esveld Adams

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Edward Said and the Work of the Critic by Paul A. Bové
  • The Pre-Occupation of Postcolonial Studies by Fawzia Afzal-Khan and Kalpana Seshadri-Crooks

Book(s) Reviewed

  • De mémoire de femmes. « La mémoire archaïque » dans l'œuvre romanesque d'Anne Hébert by Anne Ancrenat

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature by William L. Andrews, Frances Smith Foster and Trudier Harris

Book(s) Reviewed

  • From Barrow to Boothia: The Arctic Journal of Chief Factor Peter Warren Dease, 1836-1839 by William Barr
  • Alone in Silence: European Women in the Canadian North before 1940 by Barbara Kelcey
  • The Snow Geese: A Story of Home by William Fiennes

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Relations des avantures de Mathieu Sagean, Canadien by Pierre Berthiaume

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Les théâtres professionels du Canada francophone by Hélène Beauchamp and Joël Beddows
  • Gratien Gélinas. Du naïf Fridolin à l'ombrageux Tit-Coq by Anne-Marie Sicotte
  • Rêves by Wajdi Mouawad
  • Jean et Béatrice by Carole Fréchette

Soothsaid Verse (p. 104-105)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Cometology by Stephen Brockwell
  • Torontology by Stephen Cain
  • The Invisible World Is In Decline, Book V by Bruce Whiteman

Signs of Life (p. 105-106)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley: Writing Lives by Helen M. Buss, D. L. MacDonald and Anne McWhir
  • Love Strong as Death: Lucy Peel's Canadian Journal, 1833-1836 by J. I. Little

Book(s) Reviewed

  • English Immigrant Voices: Labourers' Letters From Upper Canada in the 1830s by Wendy Cameron, Sheila Haines and Mary McDougall Maude

Ornamentalism (p. 108-109)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Ornamentalism: How the British Saw Their Empire by David Cannadine
  • Collecting Colonialism: Material Culture and Colonial Change by Chris Gosden and Chantal Knowles

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Telling Tales: Essays in Western Women's History by Catherine A. Cavanaugh and Randi R. Warne

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Mirror Writing: (Re-)Constructions of Native American Identity by Thomas Claviez and Maria Moss
  • The Mythology of Native North America by David Leeming and Jake Page
  • Contemporary American Indian Writing: Unsettling Literature by Dee Horne

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Polished Hoe by Austin Clarke

Two Life Stories (p. 114-116)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Typing: A Life in 26 Key by Matt Cohen
  • The Child of Someone by David Helwig

National Out-Takes (p. 116-118)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Great American Thing: Modern Art and National Identity, 1915-1935 by Wanda M. Corn
  • Canadian Art: From Its Beginnings to 2000 by Anne Newlands

Book(s) Reviewed

  • My Brahmin Days and Other Stories by Cyril Dabydeen
  • Rio Loa Station of Dreams by Ludwig Zeller
  • Emil Brut by Izaak Mansk
  • The Truth About Love by Patrick Roscoe

Book(s) Reviewed

  • George Grant and the Theology of the Cross: The Christian Foundations of His Thought by Harris Athanasiadis
  • Collected Works of George Grant: Volume I (1933-1950) by Arthur Davis and Peter C. Emberly

More of the Same (p. 121-124)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Tricks with a Glass: Writing Ethnicity in Canada by Rocío G. Davis and Rosalí­a Baena
  • The Ukrainian Wedding by Larry Warwaruk
  • Two Lands, New Visions: Stories from Canada and Ukraine by Janice Kulyk Keefer and Solomea Pavlychko

Thirst Unquenched (p. 124-126)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Pool in the Desert by Sara Jeannette Duncan

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Der frankokanadische Roman der dreissiger Jahre. Eine ideologiekritische Darstellung. Canadiana Romanica Vol. 14 by Klaus-Dieter Ertler

The Pioneering Wife (p. 127-129)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Writing the Pioneer Woman by Janet Floyd
  • The Judge's Wife: Memoirs of a British Columbia Pioneer by Eunice M. L. Harrisoin

Anatomy of Humanism (p. 129-130)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Anatomy of Criticism by Northrop Frye
  • Northrop Frye's Writings on Education. Volume 7 of The Collected Works of Northrop Frye by Jean O’Grady and Goldwin French
  • Humanism Betrayed by Graham Good

Doldrum Years (p. 131-132)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Diaries of Northrop Frye, 1942-1955: Vol. 8 of The Collected Works of Nothrop Frye by Northrop Frye and Robert D. Denham

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Narrative Prosthesis: Disability and the Dependencies of Discours by David Mitchell and Sharon L. Snyder
  • Making the Body Beautiful: A Cultural History of Aesthetic Surgery by Sander Gilman
  • Bodily and Narrative Forms: The Influence of Medicine on American Literature 1845-1915 by Cynthia Davis

More than Nostalgia (p. 133-134)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Wild Liard Waters: Canoeing Canada's Historic Liard River by Ferdi Wenger
  • Rails and Rooms: A Timeless Canadian Journey by Dave Preston
  • Tales from Hidden Basin by Dick Hammond

From Post- to Pre- (p. 134-137)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Posts and Pasts: A Theory of Postcolonialism by Alfred J. López
  • Empire by Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri

Lives About Poets (p. 137-137)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • If I Could Turn and Meet Myself: The Life of Alden Nowlan by Patrick Toner
  • Furry Creek by Keith Harrison

As True a Picture (p. 138-139)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Remembering Lucy Maud Montgomery by Alexandra Heilbron

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Carol Shields's The Stone Diaries: A Reader's Guide by Abby Werlock
  • Canadian Odyssey: A Reading of Hugh Hood's The New Age/Le Nouveau Siede by W. J. Keith
  • When Words Deny the World: The Reshaping of Canadian Writing by Stephen Henighan

A Pocketful of Wry (p. 141-143)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Stubborn Bones by Karen Smythe
  • A Kind of Fiction by P. K. Page
  • Love and the Bottle by Don Kerr
  • What's Left Us: Stories and a Novella by Aislinn Hunter

Lives and Letters (p. 143-144)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Belling the Cat: Essays, Reports and Opinions by Mordecai Richler
  • Jack: A Life with Writers. The Story of Jack McClelland by James King
  • For Your Eyes Alone: Robertson Davies. Letters 1976-1995 by Judith Skelton Grant

Canadian Antimodern (p. 145-146)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • A Reassessment of Early Twentieth-Century Canadian Poetry in English by Alexander Kizuk

Images of Selves (p. 146-147)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Suspended Conversations: The Afterlife of Memory in Photographic Albums by Martha Langford
  • The Mirror: A History by Sabine Melchior-Bonnet and Katherine H. Jewett

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Long Drums and Cannons: Nigerian Dramatists and Novelists 1952-1966 by Margaret Laurence and Nora Foster Stovel
  • Imperial Encounters: Religion and Modernity in India and Britain by Peter van der Veer

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Joyce Wieland: Artist on Fire by Jane Lind
  • Joyce Wieland: A Life in Art by Iris Nowell

Theory Robots (p. 151-153)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Copying Machines: Taking Notes for the Automaton by Catherine Liu
  • The Ends of Globalization by Mohammed A. Bamyeh
  • Negotiating Postmodernism by Wayne Gabardi

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Dream of Nation. A Social and Intellectual History of Quebec by Susan Mann
  • Mothers of Invention: Feminist Authors and Experimental Fiction in France and Quebec by Miléna Santoro

Book(s) Reviewed

  • On the Postcolony by Achille Mbembe

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Altering Eye by Susan McCaslin
  • Flying Wounded by Susan McCaslin

Why Family Matters (p. 158-160)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Family Matters by Rohinton Mistry

Double Vision (p. 160-161)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage by Alice Munro

Canadian Panorama (p. 161-162)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Encyclopedia of Literature in Canada by W. H. New

Book(s) Reviewed

  • On the Edge of Empire: Gender, Race,and the Making of British Columbia, 1849-1871 by Adele Perry
  • Framing Our Past: Canadian Women's History in the Twentieth Century by Sharon Anne Cook, Lorna R. McLean and Kate O’Rourke

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Anthology of Italian-Canadian Writing by Joseph Pivato
  • Duologue: On Culture and Identity by Antonio D’Alfonso and Pasquale Verdicchio
  • Pillars of Lace: The Anthology of Italian-Canadian Women Writers by marisa De Franceschi

Book(s) Reviewed

  • P.K. Page: Essays on Her Work by Linda Rogers and Barbara Colebrook Peace
  • Adele Wiseman: Essays on Her Work by Ruth Panofsky

Knowing Sam Selvon (p. 167-168)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Novels of Samuel Selvon by Roydon Salick

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Postcolonizing the Commonwealth: Studies in Literature and Culture by Rowland Smith
  • Tropicopolitans: Colonialism and Agency, 1688-1804 by Srinivas Aravamudan
  • States of Exception: Everyday Life and Postcolonial Identity by Keya Ganguly

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Embryo Words: Margaret Laurence's Early Writings by Nora Foster Stovel
  • Challenging Territory: The Writing of Margaret Laurence by Christian Riegel

A Red River Epic (p. 172-173)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • When Alice Lay Down With Peter by Margaret Sweatman

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Strength of Materials by Rhea Tregebov
  • Common Place Ecstasies by Wendy McGrath
  • Private Eye by Wendy Morton

“Notes to Self” (p. 174-176)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Marian Engel's Notebooks: "Ah, mon cahier, écoute" by Christl Verduyn
  • Hobnobbing with a Countess and Other Okanagan Adventures: The Diaries of Alice Barrett Parke, 1891-1900 by Jo Fraser Jones

Transumptive Acts (p. 176-177)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Buried Astolabe: Canadian Dramatic Imagination and Western Tradition by Craig Stewart Walker

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Modern Canadian Drama by Jerry Wasserman

High-Stakes History (p. 179-180)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Speculative Fictions: Contemporary Canadian Novelists and the Writing of History by Herb Wyile