Studies in Canadian Literature
Études en littérature canadienne

Volume 48, Number 1, 2023 Special Issue: The Ruptured Commons Guest-edited by John Clement Ball and Asma Sayed

Table of contents (15 articles)


  1. Past, Present, and Future Ruptures to the Commons


  1. “Somehow, a City”: Unsettling Urban Resilience Narratives
  2. Petrocolonialism, Ecosickness, and Toxic Politics in David Huebert’s “Chemical Valley” Stories
  3. Gun Island and Blaze Island: Improbability, Risk, and Eco-Cosmopolitanism in Two Recent Climate-Change Novels
  4. Public Health Disruptions in Susanna Moodie’s Roughing It in the Bush and Catharine Parr Traill’s The Backwoods of Canada
  5. Speculative Health Futures: Contemporary Canadian Health Policies and the Planetary Health Commons in Larissa Lai’s The Tiger Flu
  6. Visualizing the Canada-US Border: Comic Adaptations of Wayde Compton’s “The Blue Road” and Thomas King’s “Borders”
  7. The Gothic Genre and Indigenous Fiction: A Reading of Eden Robinson’s Monkey Beach and Patricia Grace’s Baby No-Eyes
  8. To Carry Pain, to Heal through Ceremony: Indigenous Women’s Standpoint in Indigenous Australian and Canadian Literatures
  9. Tsawalk: Rupturing Canada’s First World War Origin Story in Redpatch
  10. Eating Cake, Staying Quiet: The Rupture of Many Selves in Shyam Selvadurai’s The Hungry Ghosts
  11. Ruptured Relationships in a Patriarchal Commons: Mother-Daughter Conflict in Priscila Uppal’s Projection: Encounters with My Runaway Mother
  12. Revisionist Narratology in Ruth Ozeki’s A Tale for the Time Being
  13. “To Have a Body / Is a Cruel Joke”: The T.E. Lawrence Poems and Gwendolyn MacEwen’s Shameful Subversion of Cultural Singularity

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