Synopses & Reviews
With only one-tenth the population of the United States, Canada has achieved a greater diversity of myth, experience, and literary voicing than its southern neighbor. This anthology gathers twenty-eight contemporary Canadian authors, some of whom are already well-known in the U.S., including Margaret Atwood, Alice Munro, Leon Rooke, Mavis Gallant, Diane Keating, Jacques Ferron, Morley Callaghan, Marie-Claire Blais, and many others.
Table of Contents
Two fishermen / Morley Callaghan -- Waking in Eden / Seâan Virgo -- Victory burlesk ; Making poison ; Murder in the dark / Margaret Atwood -- When things get worst / Barry Callaghan -- The Salem letters / Diane Keating -- The heart must from its breaking / Leon Rooke -- Knox abroad / Eric McCormack -- The chronicle of Anse Saint-Roch / Jacques Ferron -- What I learned from Caesar / Guy Vanderhaeghe -- Tanganyika / Brian Brett -- As birds bring forth the sun / Alistair MacLeod -- Circe / Michel Tremblay -- Today is the day / Carole Shields -- Saint Augustine / Alexandre Amprimoz -- Back on April eleventh / Hubert Aquin -- Cut one / Victor-Lâevy Beaulieu -- Deaf to the city / Marie-Claire Blais -- Sometimes, a motherless child / Austin Clarke -- The wedding ring / Mavis Gallant -- Horse meat / Joe Rosenblatt -- Marylou had her teeth out / Patrick Lane -- The inside killer / Anne Dandurand -- The forest path to Malcolm's / Bill Gaston -- The day I sat with Jesus / Gloria Sawai -- Meneseteung / Alice Munro.