Editorial

Articles

Ordeal by Fire (p. 35-46)

Sunflower Seeds (p. 48-58)

Claire Martin (p. 59-77)

Poems

Wildlife (p. 78-78)

Book Reviews

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Dancers at Night by David Adams Richards
  • Dark Must Yield by Dave Godfrey
  • Night Flights by Matt Cohen
  • Selected Stories of Ernest Thompson Seton by E. T. Seton and Patricia Morley
  • The Story, She Said by Daphne Marlatt

No Futility (p. 83-84)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Mrs. Dukes' Million by Wyndham Lewis

Mostly Middle (p. 84-86)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • A Short Sad Book by George Bowering

Mystery & Manner (p. 86-89)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • 77 by Joan Harcourt and John Metcalf
  • Stories from Alberta by David Carpenter
  • Personal Fictions by Michael Ondaatje

Strategies (p. 89-91)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Zócalo by Daphne Marlatt
  • Mad About the Crazy Lady by Monica Holden-Lawrence
  • Criss-Cross by John Riddell

West Coast Seen (p. 91-93)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Northern Light by Jim Brown
  • One Who Became Lost by Marilyn Bowering
  • The Killing Room by Marilyn Bowering
  • West Coast Works by Penny Kemp
  • The Sausage Master of Minsk by August Kleinzahler

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Peoples of the Coast by George Woodcock
  • Early Indian Village Churches by John Veillette and Gary White

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Baldoon by James Reaney and C. H. Gervais

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Modern Romanian Poetry by Nicholas Catanoy
  • The Left-Handed One by Lyubomir Levchev
  • Anthology of Slovenian American Literature by Adele Donchenko and Giles Edward Gobetz
  • Goan Tales by Lino Leito

Dusted Inside (p. 99-101)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Top Soil by Joe Rosenblatt
  • Multiple Choices by Harry Howith
  • Saladmaker by David McFadden

German Translations (p. 101-102)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Moderne Erzähler der Welt—Kanada by Walter Riedel

Disconnecting (p. 102-106)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Language, Counter-Memory, Practice by Sherry Simon, Michel Foucault and Donald F. Bouchard
  • Le Lieu Commun (Études françaises, 13, 1-2, April 1977) by Robert Melançon
  • Bachelard, ou le concept contre l'image by Jean-Pierre Roy
  • Le Texte Automatiste by Jean Fisette
  • Pour une Poétique de la Science-Fiction by Darko Suvin

Island Romance (p. 106-108)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • High Water Chants by Trevor Ferguson

Motley Magic Carpet (p. 108-110)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Izzy Manheim's Reunion by Martin Myers

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Great Wave of Civilization by Herschel Hardin
  • Cruel Tears by Humphrey & the Dumptrucks and Ken Mitchell
  • Have by Peter Hay and Julius Hay

Striking Imagery (p. 113-115)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Becky Swan's Book by Susan Musgrave
  • Daydream Daughter by Catherine Firestone
  • Snowmelt by Fran Stafford

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Quince Jam by Jacques Ferron and Ray Ellenwood
  • Garden in the Wind by Gabrielle Roy and Alan Brown
  • Social Realism in the French-Canadian Novel by Ben-Zion Shek

Ferron & Fiction (p. 118-120)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Escarmouches by Jacques Ferron
  • Wild Roses by Jacques Ferron and Betty Bednarski

A Taste of Earth (p. 120-122)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Bitter Bread by Albert Laberge and Conrad Dion
  • The Princes by Jacques Benoit and David Lobdell

Playgoer (p. 122-124)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Nathan Cohen by Wayne E. Edmonstone

In Performance (p. 124-125)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • A Fiddler's World by Harry Adaskin

Comic Variations (p. 125-126)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Abramsky Variations by Morley Torgov
  • Aunty High Over the Barley Mow by Dennis T. Patrick Sears
  • Sidehill Gouger or What's So Deadly About Caterpillars by Shane Dennison

On Merton (p. 126-127)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Thomas Merton by Ross Labrie