Volume 34, Number 1 (2009)

Table of Contents

Front Matter


The Death of the New Woman in Sara Jeannette Duncan’s A Daughter of To-day
Janice Fiamengo
"The Same as Bein’ Canadian": John Marlyn’s Eye among the Blind
Benjamin Lefebvre
Nietzsche as Educator: Leonard Cohen’s Beautiful Losers and the Achievement of Innocence
Mark Migotti
"Absence, havoc": Gothic Mourning and Daughterly Duty in Jay Macpherson’s Welcoming Disaster
Tanis MacDonald
The Lowest Common Denominator: Consumerism, Branding, and Definitive Dissatisfaction in Stéphane Dompierre’s Un Petit pas pour l’homme
Kelly-Anne Maddox
"We live permanently in the recurrence of our own stories": Michael Ondaatje’s Divisadero
Sofie De Smyter
Offred’s Complicity and the Dystopian Tradition in Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale
Allan Weiss
Roberta’s Raspberry Bombe and Critical Indifference in Alice Munro’s "Labor Day Dinner"
Ryan Melsom
Deep Map Country: Proposing a Dinnseanchas Cycle of the Northern Plains
Susan Naramore Maher
Productive Dissonance: Classical Music in Tomson Highway’s Kiss of the Fur Queen
Sarah Wylie Krotz
Weesageechak Meets the Weetigo: Storytelling, Humour, and Trauma in the Fiction of Richard Van Camp, Tomson Highway, and Eden Robinson
Kristina Fagan
"Exorcising a lot of shame": Transformation and Affective Experience in Marilyn Dumont’s green girl dreams Mountains
Cara DeHaan


Striving for “some version of the truth”: A Conversation with Helen Humphreys
Kiley Kapuscinski
Notes on Contributors
Back Matter