220 Tracking CanLit
(Spring)
Indigena Awry (p. 134-35)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Indigena Awry by Annharte [Marie Baker]

Visualizations (p. 135-36)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Sweet Assorted: 121 Takes from a Tin Box by Jim Christy
  • hungree throat by bill bissett
  • Hamilton Illustrated by David Collier

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Finding the Words: Writers on Inspiration, Desire, War, Celebrity, Exile, and Breaking the Rules by Jared Bland

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Tombs of the Vanishing Indian by Marie Clements
  • Finding a Way to the Heart: Feminist Writings on Aboriginal and Women’s History in Canada by Valerie J. Korinek and Robin Jarvis Brownlie

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Le conteur by Hédi Bouraoui

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Anti-Capitalist Resistance Comic Book: From the WTO to the G20 by Gord Hill
  • Hidden in Plain Sight: Contributions of Aboriginal Peoples to Canadian Identity and Culture, Volume II by Dan Beavon , David Newhouse and Cora J. Voyageur
  • Broken but not Dead by Joylene Nowell Butler

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Reconciling Canada: Critical Perspectives on the Culture of Redress by Linda Goyette, Maria Campbell, Kathleen Steinhauer and Nellie Carlson
  • Disinherited Generations: Our Struggle to Reclaim Treaty Rights for First Nations Women and their Descendants by Joylene Nowell Butler

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Printemps spécial by Toma Iczkovits

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen by Susin Nielsen
  • Highly Inappropriate Tales for Young People by Douglas Coupland and Graham Roumieu

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Mark My Words: Native Women Mapping Our Nation by Mishuana Goeman
  • Inheriting a Canoe Paddle: The Canoe in Discourses of English-Canadian Nationalism by Misao Dean

Composing Identity (p. 149-51)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Newfoundland Diaspora: Mapping the Literature of Out-Migration by Jennifer Bowering Delisle
  • The Constructed Mennonite: History, Memory, and the Second World War by Hans Werner

The Virile Pen (p. 151-154)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Travels and Tales of Miriam Ellis Green: Pioneer Journalist of the Canadian West by Patricia Demers and Miriam Green Ellis

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Centering Anishinaabeg Studies: Understanding the World Through Stories by Heidi Kiiwetinepinesiik Stark, Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair and Jill Doerfler

Book(s) Reviewed

  • They Called Me Number One: Secrets and Survival in an Indian Residential School by Bev Sellars
  • Misty Lake by Darrell Racine and Dale Lakevold
  • Healing Histories: Stories from Canada's Indian Hospitals by Laurie Meijer Drees

Canada’s Lagos? (p. 157-158)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • 419 by Will Ferguson

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Two Trails Narrow: A Novel by Stephen McGregor
  • Godless but Loyal to Heaven: Stories by Richard Van Camp
  • Creative Subversions: Whiteness, Indigeneity, and the National Imaginary by Margot Francis

Writing Wars (p. 159-61)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Bearing Witness: Perspectives on War and Peace from the Arts and Humanities by Sherrill E. Grace and Patrick Imbert

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Girls of Piazza D'Amore by Connie Guzzo-McParland

The Book of Negroes (p. 162-164)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Past is Present: The African-Canadian Experience in Lawrence Hill’s Fiction by Christian J. Krampe
  • Dear Sir, I Intend to Burn your Book: An Anatomy of a Book Burning by Lawrence Hill
  • Black Loyalists: Southern Settlers of Nova Scotia’s First Free Black Communities by Ruth Holmes Whitehead

Notable Insomniac (p. 164-165)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Wakeful Nights—Stephan G. Stephansson: Icelandic–Canadian Poet by Viðar Hreinsson

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Canada in Eight Tongues: Translating Canada in Central Europe by Katalin Kurtosi

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The World is Moving Around Me: A Memoir of the Haiti Earthquake by Dany Laferrière and David Homel
  • The Return by Dany Laferrière and David Homel

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Writing the Revolution by Michele Landsberg
  • Through Feminist Eyes: Essays on Canadian Women’s History by Joan Sangster

On Anthologies (p. 169-170)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Griffin Poetry Prize Anthology 2012 by Heather McHugh and David O’Meara
  • Keepers of the Code: English-Canadian Literary Anthologies and the Representation of Nation by Robert Lecker

There’s No Escape (p. 172-174)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Rupert’s Land by Meredith Quartermain
  • Given by Susan Musgrave

Indexing Frye (p. 175-176)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Index to the Collected Works of Northrop Frye, Vol. 30 by Jean O'Grady

Book(s) Reviewed

  • How Poetry Saved my Life: A Hustler’s Memoir by Amber Dawn
  • Catalysts: Confrontations with the Muse by Catherine Owen

Book(s) Reviewed

  • You Are Here: Essays on the Art of Poetry in Canada by James Pollock
  • Lazy Bastardism: Essays and Reviews on Contemporary Poetry by Carmine Starnino

Word Alchemy (p. 180-181)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • How Happy Became Homosexual: And Other Mysterious Semantic Shifts by Howard Richler

A Sound Withheld (p. 181-182)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Trobairitz by Catherine Owen
  • Fermata by Dennison Smith

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Tilt by E. Blagrave
  • All this Could Be Yours by Joshua Trotter

Dreams of Empire (p. 183-185)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Ponteach, or the Savages of America: A Tragedy by Tiffany Potter and Joshua Trotter
  • Pierre-Esprit Radisson: The Collected Writings, Volume 1: The Voyages by Germaine Warkentin

Wayman in Winter (p. 185-186)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Winter’s Skin by Tom Wayman
  • Dirty Snow by Tom Wayman

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Langages poétiques et poésie francophone en Amérique du Nord by Lélia M. Young