Articles



“Bright and Good”
Abstract: IN Α 1971 INTERVIEW with Donald Cameron, Timothy Find- ley attempted to articulate the theme which obsessed him in his ...

“But Could I Make A Living From It”: Jeff Derksen’s Modular Form
Abstract: “But Could I Make A Living From It”: Jeff Derksen’s Modular Form Peter Jaeger Jeff Derksen’s poetics articulate the political ...

“Canada Made Me” and Canadian Autobiography
Abstract: Ε»VER SINCE ITS PUBLICATIONin England nearly twenty-five years ago, Canada Made Me by Norman Levine has been excluded from the ...

“Cause You’re the Only One I Want”: The Anatomy of Love in the Plays of Judith Thompson
Abstract: DEE: Lionel, have some more brandy. (to Mack) What are you thinking? MACK: I was thinking . . . about ...

“Cette Danse au Fond des Coeurs”: Transparence des Consciences dans “Le Sourd dans la Ville” et “Visions d’Anna” de M.-C. Blais
Abstract: LrONGTEMPS, ON A REPROCHÉ à l’oeuvre de Marie-Claire Biais une monotonie née de la répétition obsédante de certain thèmes. Jean ...

“Everybody knows that song”: The Necessary Trouble of Teaching Thomas King’s Truth and Bright Water
Abstract: “Everybody knows that song”: The Necessary Trouble of Teaching Thomas King’s Truth and Bright Water Tanis MacDonald …beneath the bridge, ...

“Felice”: The Polish Beginning
Abstract: W*E DECIDED on an extended honeymoon. I had a sabbati- cal year coming up and wanted to attempt yet again ...

“General Ludd”: A Satire on Decadence
Abstract: ILN THE FIFTEENTH CHAPTER OF General Ludd, a satire on a writer’s solitary, somewhat crazy battle against the forces of ...

“God in his Blank Spaces”: Quantum Theology in Tim Lilburn’s Names of God
Abstract: The five-poem sequence that concludes Tim Lilburn’s first collection Names of God (1986) embodies fundamental aspects of his poetics and an early version of the intensely contemplative desire that characterizes so much of his later work. A series of Gedankenexperimente on the nature of God, the cosmos, light, mind, and matter, these early poems metaphorically entwine related aspects of quantum physics and apophatic theology, particularly as regards the dualistic nature and the indeterminacy of matter, consciousness, and language.

“Has Anyone Here Heard of Marjorie Pickthall?” Discovering the Canadian Literary Landscape
Abstract: ICAUGHT MY FIRST GLIMPSE of Canada in May 1940 from the deck of the Sobieski, a Polish ship that was ...