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“Cette Danse au Fond des Coeurs”
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”
Abstract: W*E DECIDED on an extended honeymoon. I had a sabbati- cal year coming up and wanted to attempt yet again ...

“General Ludd”
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?”
Abstract: ICAUGHT MY FIRST GLIMPSE of Canada in May 1940 from the deck of the Sobieski, a Polish ship that was ...

“How the World Burns”: Adults Writing War for Children
Abstract: Writing about war for children? The challenges and responsibilities of such a project raise questions that resist easy answers. First ...

“I diverge / you diverge / we diverge”
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“I had never seen such a shed called a house before”: The Discourse of Home in Susanna Moodie’s Roughing It in the Bush
Abstract: “I had never seen such a shed called a house before”: The Discourse of Home in Susanna Moodie’s Roughing It ...

“I’ll Be My Own Master”
Abstract: “BASICALLY, Master Mason Ihle despised everything that was female” (99), is the phrase F. P. Grove used to describe the ...