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A Close Reading of Part 5 of Robert Kroetsch’s 1977 long poem SEED CATALOGUE
(The Explicator, 2017)
A close reading of Part 5 of Robert Kroetsch's 1977 long poem Seed Catalogue
Monstrous Times Call For Monstrous Methods: Review of Monsters of the Market: Zombies, Vampires, and Global Capitalism, by David McNally
(Extrapolation (Liverpool UP), 2014)
A book review of Monsters of the Market: Zombies, Vampires, and Global Capitalism (2012) by David McNally, published in the science fiction studies journal Extrapolation.
"Little crimeworn histories": Nick Cave and the Roots-Raves-Rehab Story of Rock Stardom
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2018)
From James Rovira's introduction: "Mark A. McCutcheon shifts the locus of suffering to substance abuse in '"Little crimeworn histories": Nick Cave and the Roots-Raves-Rehab Story of Rock Stardom.' McCutcheon examines the ...
The Medium Is the Monster: Canadian Adaptations of Frankenstein and the Discourse of Technology
(Athabasca University Press, 2018)
Technology, a word that emerged historically first to denote the study of any art or technique, has come, in modernity, to describe advanced machines, industrial systems, and media. McCutcheon argues that it is Mary Shelley’s ...
How well do Canadian distance education students understand plagiarism?
This project ascertains how well students taking online, distance education courses at a Canadian university recognize plagiarised material and how well they paraphrase. It also assesses the types of errors made. Slightly ...
Searching for Happiness: The Importance of Social Capital.
After four decades of research, scholars of happiness continue to debate its causes. While it is generally agreed that a combination of internal and external factors play a role, predicting happiness well remains a ...
Cynicism, the Heuristic Pharmakon
(English Studies in Canada, 2012-06)
Cynicism can productively guide critical thinking about social relations under late neoliberal capital, in terms of power and ethics, in terms of knowledge and interpretation. A cynical perspective makes for a safe bet in ...
An Italian Jesuit in Canada: Faith and the Imagination in the 'Breve Relatione' of 1653
Bressani published his Breve Relatione in Italian in 1653. He had spent the years 1642 to 1650 in New France as a Jesuit missionary. As a Jesuit he was aware of the expansion of the European powers in the New World: ...
The Well-being of Adults who were Raised by Grandparents.
Presented in Poster Session 12 on "Parenting and Grandparenting" at the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) 75th Conference, San Antonio, November 6-9, 2013.
A Sociology of Tarot
(Canadian Journal of Sociology, 2014)
This article examines the Masonic roots of the popular Tarot deck.