Volume 31, Number 2 (2016)

Table of Contents



The Reconstruction of the Vessel Indeavour
Robert Halliday
“The best stories . . . we’ve known the end from the beginning”: Lisa Moore’s Caught and the Rise of the Surveillance Society
Herb Wyile
Démographie de l’île de Miquelon 1816-1850
Nicolas Landry

Research Note

Fluid Possibilities: Theorizing Life Writing at the Confluence of Decolonial and Post-Colonial Approaches in Newfoundland and Labrador
Vicki Hallett


A Harvard Economist’s Advice to Smallwood: A Letter from Raymond Vernon, 1964
Jeff A. Webb, James P. Feehan

Review Essay

Wonderful things girls do to guys, Deodorant, face scrubs, and dyes, And “hexagonal calcite eyes”?: A Review Essay of Three Poetry Collections (and the Preoccupations of Male Poets?)
Paul Chafe

Exhibit Review

"Beaumont-Hamel and the Trail of the Caribou: Newfoundlanders and Labradorians at War and Home 1914-1949." The Rooms.1
James E. Candow

Book Reviews

Patrick Warner. One Hit Wonders. St. John’s: Breakwater Books, 2015. ISBN 978-1-55081-613-6
Francesca Boschetti
Lisa Moore. Flannery. Toronto: Groundwood Books, 2016. ISBN 978-1-55498-076-5
Cheryl Cowdy
George Murray. Wow Wow and Haw Haw. Illus. Michael Pittman. St. John’s: Breakwater Books, 2014. ISBN 978-1-55081-462-0
Melanie Hurley
Mary Dalton. Edge: Essays, Reviews, Interviews. Windsor, ON.: Palimpsest Press, 2015. ISBN 978-1-92679-427-3
Robert McGill
Phillip McCann. Island and Empire: Education, Religion, and Social Life in Newfoundland, 1800–1855. Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s, Newfoundland and Labrador: Boulder Publications, 2016. ISBN 978-1-927099-70-4
Terry Murphy