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Table of Contents for
Crosstalk: Canadian and Global Imaginaries in Dialogue, edited by Diana Brydon and Marta Dvořák

1. Introduction: Negotiating Meaning in Changing Times | Diana Brydon and Marta Dvořák

2. “Whirlwinds Coiled at My Heart”: Voice and Vision in a Writer’s Practice” | Olive Senior

Section One: Collaboration, Crosstalk, Improvisation

3. Voicing the Unforeseeable: Improvisation, Social Practice, Collaborative Research | Ajay Heble and Winfried Siemerling

4. Epistemological Crosstalk: Between Melancholia and Spiritual Cosmology in David Chariandy’s Soucouyant and Lee Maracle’s Daughters Are Forever | Daniel Coleman

5. Native Performance Culture, Monique Mojica, and the Chocolate Woman Workshops | Ric Knowles

6. Collaboration and Convention in the Poetry of Pain Not Bread | Alison Calder

Section Two: Dialogism, Polyphony, Voice

7. Rejoinders in a Planetary Dialogue: J.M. Coetzee, Margaret Atwood, Lloyd Jones et al. in Dialogue with Absent Texts | Marta Dvořák

8. Not Just Representation: The Sound and Concrete Poetries of the Four Horsemen | Frank Davey

9. Portraits of the Artist in Dionne Brand’s What We All Long For and Madeleine Thien’s Certainty | Pilar Cuder-Domínguez

10. Unsettling Voices: Dionne Brand’s Cosmopolitan Cities | Sandra Regina Goulart Almeida

11. Questions of Voice, Race, and the Body in Hiromi Goto’s Chorus of Mushrooms and Larissa Lai’s When Fox Is a Thousand | Charlotte Sturgess

Section Three: Space, Place, and Circulation

12. The Artialisation of Landscape in Jane Urquhart’s The Whirlpool | Claire Omhovère

13. Ghostly Voices and Arctic Blanks: From Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights to Jane Urquhart’s Changing Heaven | Catherine Lanone

14. “You must see to understand...”: Orientalist Clichés and Transformation in Robert Lepage’s The Dragons’ Trilogy | Christine Lorre-Johnston

15. Diasporic Appropriations: Exporting South Asian Culture from Canada | Chelva Kanaganayakam

16. Negotiating Belonging in Global Times: The Hérouxville Debates | Diana Brydon

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