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Narrative in the Feminine

Par (auteur) Susan Knutson
Catégories: Études littéraires

What does it mean to tell a story from a woman’s point of view? How have Canadian anglophone and francophone writers translated feminist literary theory into practice? Avant-garde writers Daphne Marlatt ...

Making Do

Life in the Great Depression — long lines of unemployed, soup kitchens, men riding the rails, public works projects — these are the graphic images of the Great Depression of the 1930s, popularized ...

Women Who Made the News

Par (auteur) Marjory Lang
Catégories: Études sur les femmes

The first newspaperwomen were employed to attract female subscribers and advertising revenue. Once hired, they found themselves confined to a narrow range of specialties that catered to conventionally ...

Gendering the Nation

Since Nell Shipman wrote and starred in Back to God’s Country (1919), Canadian women have been making films. The accolades given to film-makers such as Patricia Rozema (I’ve Heard the Mermaids Singing, ...

Huron-Wendat

Par (auteur) Georges E. Sioui
Traduit par Jane Brierley
Catégories: Histoires des Amériques

In this book, Georges Sioui, who is himself Wendat, redeems the
original name of his people and tells their centuries-old history by
describing their social ideas and philosophy and the relevance of both ...

The Burden of History

This book is an ethnography of the cultural politics of
Native/non-Native relations in a small interior BC city — Williams
Lake — at the height of land claims conflicts and tensions. Furniss
analyses ...

Pauline Jewett

Par (auteur) Judith McKenzie
Catégories: Études sur les femmes

Although Judith McKenzie deals with Jewett’s childhood and university years, much of this insightful story is devoted to her public life as a Member of Parliament for the federal Liberal Party and the ...