DENIS BACHAND chairs the Department of Communication at the University
of Ottawa. He has published widely in the areas of popular culture and mass
communication, including essays on film, television, and advertising. His most
recent research activity has been concerned with the reception of Quebec cinema
AARON BOR is Professor of Communications at California State University,
Chico. He has written several essays and delivered a dozen papers on topics
related to teaching Canadian studies and to film and television production and
distribution in Canada.
FRÃ‰DÃ‰RIQUE CHEVILLOT is a Visiting Lecturer in French at the University of
Denver. Her essay in QuÃ©bec Studies 9 is her first publication. She is currently
completing her dissertation on "Narrative Techniques of Opening and Closing in
Twentieth Century Novels."
HENRY A. GARRITY is Professor of Modern Languages at St. Lawrence UniÂ
versity in New York State. He is the author of Film in the French Classroom
(Polyglot, 1986) and several dozen articles and reviews on film and on 17th
century French literature. He is currently researching the work of Julien Duvivier.
BARBARA GODARD is Associate Professor of English at York University in
Ontario. She has published widely on Canadian and Quebec writers and on
feminist theory. Founding co-editor of the feminist journal Tessera, she has
translated two works by Nicole Brossard and edited Gynocntics/Gynocritiques:
Fernimst Approaches to the Writing of Canadian and Quebec Women (ECW, 1987).
Godard's The Listening Eye: Audrey Thomas, Her Life and Work will appear soon.
MARY JEAN GREEN is Professor of French at Dartmouth College in New
Hampshire. Former editor of QuÃ©bec Studies, she is the author of Louis Guilloux:
An Artisan of Language (French Literature Publications, 1980), Fiction in the HistoÂ¬
rical Present: French Writers and the Thirties (UP of New England, 1986), and over
20 articles on Quebec women writers and on the modern French novel. Her
current work includes the preparation of a book on Marie-Claire Biais (Twayne).
LORNA IRVINE is Associate Professor of English and American Studies at
George Mason University, Virginia. Author of Sub/version: Canadian Fictions by
Women (ECW, 1986) and of numerous essays on contemporary Canadian writers,
she is currently working on a book on post-colonial fiction by women writers of
Australia, New Zealand, and Canada.
JEAN LAROSE is Professor of French at the UniversitÃ© de MontrÃ©al. He is the
author of Le Mythe de NeUigan (Quinze, 1981), La Petite Noirceur (BorÃ©al, 1987),
for which he won the Governor General's Award in 1987, and numerous essays on
Quebec literature, film, and culture.