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Making a difference : Canadian multicultural literature

Author: Smaro Kamboureli
Publisher: Toronto ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Smaro Kamboureli
ISBN: 0195410785 9780195410785
OCLC Number: 35448113
Description: xvi, 547 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: The first day of an immigrant / Frederick Philip Grove --
The coming of Thor / Laura Goodman Salverson --
The words of my alefbeyz. Home / Rachel Korn --
Autobiographical. Doctor Drummond / A. M. Klein --
Goodbye, my America / George Faludy --
The fairy tale spinners / Vera Lysenko --
Whom I write for. The search. Terrorists. At the Belsen Memorial / Irving Layton --
L'envoi / Helen Weinzweig --
from The Republic of Whores. The Army Creativity Contest / Josef Skvorecky --
Sitting alone in the Happy Hour Cafe. From shovel to self-propelled snow blower : the immigrant's progress. In the idiom of the sun. In the shadow of the tiger (3). A door ajar / Rienzi Crusz --
from Transcanada letters. from Pear tree pomes: since you and i forsook the rites of marriage. since i wrote the night sky down. the pear tree a siamese cat named cooper and me. dear lesbia / Roy Kiyooka --
Nobody complained / Saad E.A. Elkhadem --
Doing right / Austin Clarke --
A night in Fort Pitt or (if you prefer) The only perfect Communists in the world / Rudy Wiebe --
Wakes up next morning to the strains of O Canada on the radio. In any city. Once more. From the book of Al-Maari / George Jonas --
from Obasan / Joy Kogawa --
Black Sisyphus. No god waits on incense. from Drawing down a daughter / Claire Harris --
Chameleon / Bill Schermbrucker --
'waiting for saskatchewan'. Father/mother haibun #4. from Music at the heart of thinking / Fred Wah --
The sunfish / David Arnason --
from Sacred texts / Jamila Ismail --
'Paki go home'. death by trivia. Apart-hate. A letter for Iraq / Himani Bannerji --
Flowers for weddings and funerals / Sandra Birdsell --
from Shanti / Arnold Itwaru --
from Month of hungry ghosts / Daphne Marlatt --
the rescue. september. in flight. membrane translate / Roy Miki --
Philip Well. West to Tolstoi, Manitoba (circa 1900). Vasylyna's retreat. In the beginning was The. Letter to Big Bear. The faceless goodbyes / Andrew Suknaski --
Rain. Hunger. Unsolicited mail / Renato Trujillo --
The one about Coyote going west / Thomas King --
from In the skin of a lion / Michael Ondaatje --
Lady Icarus. Multiculturalism. I am not / Cyril Dabydeen --
from No pain like this body / Harold Sonny Ladoo --
sunday afternoon. bible. evisceration. breaking for light. the forge / Patrick Friesen --
Ida Solomon's play / J.J. Steinfeld --
Blackman dead. Discourse on the logic of language / Marlene Nourbese Philip --
History lesson. Magic woman. Wind woman. Indian woman / Jeannette Armstrong --
from The prowler / Kristjana Gunnars --
from Black Madonna / Frank Paci --
Oata, Oata / Armin Wiebe --
tradition. baptism 1909. curtain of rain. equal opportunity / Jim Wong-Chu --
Waking up among writers. Latin Ontario. Symmetries of exclusion : duo-Genesis / Pier Giorgio di Cicco --
Life is theatre or O to be an Italian in Toronto drimking Cappuccino on Bloor Street at Bersani & Carlevale's. Afterword : trading in on the American dream. What is desire? / Mary di Michele --
from The confusion of stones / Marwan Hassan --
Recipe / Corinne Allyson Lee --
Bertha / Lee Maracle --
After a reading of Isan. Bird of two forms. The three coins. Haiku / Gary Shikatani --
The London-returned / M.G. Vassanji --
Nothing but a hero. With criminal intent / Lillian Allen --
Nach unten / Janice Kulyk Keefer --
foreword. when i was five. but what do you think. missionary position (1). missionary position (2). / Di Brandt --
Bellydancer : level one / Sly Lee --
Swimming lessons / Rohinton Mistry --
Admonition to an ice-skating child. Paper. The end of the night. Bearwalk / Daniel David Moses --
from No language is neutral. hard against the soul II. hard against the soul III. hard against the soul X / Dionne Brand --
Im Sachsenhousen. The loss of a culture. The family. On being a Wop / Antonio D'Alfonso --
Her head a village / Makeda Silvera --
Of dykes and Boers and drowning / Aritha van Herk --
On the eve of uncertain tomorrows / Neil Bissoondath --
Mosaic / Ven Begamudré --
True romance with a sailor / Yeshim Ternar --
Beena / Yasmin Ladha --
Big Nipple of the North / Nice Rodriguez --
Going to the moon / Nino Ricci --
Look homeward, exile. Blank sonnet. The symposium. King Bee Blues. To Selah / George Elliott Clarke --
Into skin / Ashok Mathur --
A pass to India. Another country. Could have danced all night. Hospital visit : the heat yesterday / Ian Iqubal Rashid --
Pigs can't fly / Shyam Selvadurai --
Night / Hiromi Goto --
Four Greek men / Zaffi Gousopoulos --
Marriage / Evelyn Lau.
Responsibility: edited by Smaro Kamboureli.
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