Articles



Crime and No Punishment
Abstract: ‘AMES REANEY has chosen to construct The Killdeer as a social drama in which the values of our age are ...

Critic and Publisher: Another Chapter in E. K. Brown’s Correspondence
Abstract: “IT DIDN’T MATTER A DAMN.” With those brusque words Professor James Cappon ended abruptly an impromptu quotation from THE BALLAD ...

Critic or Entertainer?: Leacock and the Growth of Materialism
Abstract: AT THE TURN OF THE CENTURY Canadian society L was undergoing changes so drastic as to constitute a social revolution. ...

Culture as Caricature: Reflections on a continuing obsession: Newfoundland
Abstract: N.EWFOUNDLAND OCCUPIES A UNIQUE, and little under- stood, place in North American history. It was occupied by Irish, English, and ...

Cultures in Conflict: The Problem of Discourse
Abstract: 0.Ν JANUARY 12, 1987, Mr. Justice George Addy of the Federal Court of Canada began hearing a breach of trust ...

Curious Fame: The Literary Relevance of Alexander Mackenzie Reconsidered
Abstract: This article ponders the question of why the historic transcontinental expeditions of Alexander Mackenzie, as described in his Voyages from Montreal (1801), appear to have made little impact on the imaginative writing of the period despite the well-documented appeal of travel literature as source-material to authors of poetry and fiction. Utilising the insights of quantitative book history, and undertaking a thorough analysis of reviews and other evidence of contemporary reception, the article reassesses Mackenzie's place in the literary market and establishes that the short-term interest of his book lay in useful information and "curious"€ observations, rather than any ability to expand the mind.

Cyberwriting and the Borders of Identity: “What’s in a Name” In Kroetsch’s The Puppeteer and Mistry’s Such a Long Journey?
Abstract: Borders are fast disappearing in the new Europe, along the information highway, and in the mega-channel universe. Hong Kong’s Star ...