RICHARD CHADBOURNE is Professor of French at the University of Alberta.
His publications include two books on Ernest Renan (1957, 1968), a book on
Charles-Augustin Sainte-Beuve (Twayne, 1977) and a number of articles on nineÂ
teenth century French writers, Gabrielle Roy, and Quebec theatre. He is currenÂ
tly studying the French essay a>a literary form and theology in the selected works
of Quebec writers.
GEORGIANA COLVILE is Associate Professor of French and Comparative
Literature at the University of Colorado. She has published Vers un langage des arts
autour des annÃ©es vingt (Klincksieck, 1977), a book on Thomas Pynchon (Rodopi,
1988), and several articles on modem French, American, and Canadian literaÂ
tures, film, and the plastic arts. She is researching the subject of children in
French film, contemporary Quebec women's fiction, and Blaise Cendrars.
MARIE COUILLARD is Assistant Professor of French at the UniversitÃ©
d'Ottawa. She is the author of a number of articles on women's writing in Quebec
and nineteenth century French literature. She is working on a study of the critical
reception of Marie-Claire Blais's work.
LUISE VON FLOTOW is a graduate assistant at the University of Michigan. She
has co-edited a translation collection, Ink and Strawberries: An Anthology of
Quebec Women's Fiction (Aya Press, 1988) and completed a translation of
Madeleine Ouellette-Michalska's La Femme de sable (The Sandwoman) that will
appear in 1990. She is also the author of an essay on East German literature. Her
dissertation focuses on Quebec feminisms as a literary and political avant-garde.
SYLVIE GUILLAUME chairs the History Department and is Professor of ConÂ
temporary History at the UniversitÃ© de Bordeaux III. Her published works
include Antoine Î¡Î¯Î·Î±^ ou Î¯Î± confiance en politique (Presse de la Fondation nationale
de science politique, 1984), Paris, QuÃ©bec, Ottawa: Un mÃ©nage-Ã -trois, co-edited
with Pierre Guillaume (Entente, 1987), and Chronologie commentÃ©e de la France,
1946-1990 (Librairie AcadÃ©mique Perrin, 1990). She is currently collaborating
on Une histoire des droites en France to be published by Gallimard.
DAVID KEYPOUR is Professor of French at Huron College, University of
Western Ontario. Author of AndrÃ© Gide: Ã©criture et rÃ©versibilitÃ© dans "Les FauxMonnayeurs" (PUM and Didier, 1980), he is at work on a critical edition of Les
PAULA GILBERT LEWIS is Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and
Professor of French at George Mason University in Virginia. Her publications