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  Volume 34, Issue 2-3, June/September 2008

Table of Contents

Getting Around To It: Revaluing Procrastination

pp. 1-3

Expect Delays: Procrastination and the Graduate Student

pp. 4-10

Resistance is Utile

pp. 11-15

Pathologizing Procrastination; Or, the Romanticization of Work

pp. 16-20

“What I didn’t do on my summer vacation”

pp. 21-24

Savouring the Flavours of Delay

pp. 25-29


Censoring Men

Male Trouble: Sir Launfal and the Trials of Masculinity

pp. 31-48

Reading Miller’s “Numinous Cock”: Heterosexist Presumption and Queerings of the Censored Text

pp. 49-70

“A whore’s answer to a whore”: The Prostitution of Jack Spicer

pp. 71-89

Eye Witnesses

Terror, Love, and the National Voyeur: Gilbert Parker’s The Seats of the Mighty

pp. 91-112

Misreading the Literary Evidence in Carol Shields’s Mystery Plots

pp. 113-129

Conspicuous Consumption

Splenetic Ogres and Heroic Cannibals in Jonathan Swift’s A Modest Proposal (1729)

pp. 131-157

Going Out of Their Way: Tourism, Authenticity, and Resistance in Contemporary Atlantic-Canadian Literature

pp. 159-180

Eating in Remembrance of Themselves: Mythic Saints and Martyrs in Two Stories by Julia O’Faolain

pp. 181-210

Review Articles

Speaking Volumes about Auto/biography Studies in Canada

pp. 211-227

Representing and Remembering Murdered Women: Thoughts on the Ethics of Critique

pp. 229-241

Book Reviews

Realist Vision (review)

pp. 243-247

The Cultural Work of Empire: The Seven Years’ War and the Imagining of the Shandean State (review)

pp. 247-250

Literary Celebrity in Canada (review)

pp. 251-254

The Hero in Contemporary American Fiction: The Works of Saul Bellow and Don DeLillo (review)

pp. 254-259

What’s the Import?: Nineteenth-Century Poems and Contemporary Critical Practice (review)

pp. 259-262

Losing Our Heads: Beheadings in Literature and Culture (review)

pp. 262-265

Black Empire: The Masculine Global Imaginary of Caribbean Intellectuals in the United States, 1914–1962 (review)

pp. 265-268

Passionate Collaborations: Learning to Live With Gertrude Stein (review)

pp. 268-270

The Erotic in the Literature of Medieval Britain (review)

pp. 271-274

Blake, Nationalism, and the Politics of Alienation (review)

pp. 274-277

Natural Born Celebrities: Serial Killers in American Culture (review)

pp. 277-283

Pre-Raphaelite Painting and Nineteenth-Century Realism (review)

pp. 283-287

The Shakespeare Company, 1594–1642 (review)

pp. 287-291

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