Volume 23, Number 2 (2008)

Table of Contents

Front Matter


Leslie Harris: 1929-2008
Shane O'Dea


Beautiful Losers: The Flâneur in St. John’s Literature
Paul Chafe
Sail versus Steam: Post 1863 Technological and Spatial Adaptation in the Newfoundland Seal Fishery
Chelsey W. Sanger
Paternal Authority in Wayne Johnston’s The Navigator of New York
Fevronia Novac
"It was a woman’s job, I ’spose, pickin’ dirt outa berries": Negotiating Gender, Work, and Wages at Job Brothers, 1940-1950
Linda Cullum

Research Notes

Cultural Heritage Tourism along the Viking Trail: An Analysis of Tourist Brochures for Attractions on the Northern Peninsula of Newfoundland
Craig T. Palmer, Benjamin Wolff, Chris Cassidy

Review Essays

Rural Medical Lives and Time
J. T. H. Connor


Jonathan Butler, Return of the Native.
Douglas Ivison
Randall Maggs. Night Work: The Sawchuk Poems.
Paul Chafe
Amy Louise Peyton. River Lords, Father and Son: The Story of the Peytons and the River Exploits, 2nd ed.
Allan Dwyer
Helen Fogwill Porter. Finishing School.
Maria Jesus Hernaez Lerena
Sarah Tilley. Skin Room.
Shannon Fraser
Martin Lovelace, Paul Smith, and J.D.A. Widdowson. ed. Folklore: An Emerging Discipline, Selected Essays of Herbert Halpert.
W.F.H. Nicolaisen
Rosemary Ommer and the Coasts Under Stress Research Project Team. Coasts Under Stress: Restructuring and Social-Ecological Health.
John Sandlos
Christopher English, ed. Essays in The History of Canadian Law, Vol IX, Two Islands: Newfoundland and Prince Edward Island.
Jonathan Swainger
Andy Jones. Letters from Uncle Val.
Jeff A. Webb
Paul Rowe. The Silent Time.
Sharon Pajka-West
Stuart Pierson. Hard-Headed and Big-Hearted: Writing Newfoundland.
Jerry Bannister
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