Note on the Authors
LÃ©on Bernier, sociologue, est professeur-chercheur Ã l'Institut National de la
Recherche Scientifique, rattachÃ© Ã l'UniversitÃ© du QuÃ©bec. Il a aussi Ã©tÃ©
chercheur Ã l'Institut QuÃ©bÃ©cois de Recherche sur la Culture de 1980 Ã 1994.
Parmi ses publications rÃ©centes: "Le public artistique, une oeuvre de crÃ©ation,"
Possibles 23, 4 (1999); et "Les effets structurants des interventions publiques en
matiÃ¨re d'art et de culture," dans G. Bellavance (dir), DÃ©mocratisation de la culture
et dÃ©mocratie culturelle. Deux logiques d'action publique (QuÃ©bec: PU Laval, 2000)
Luc Bonenfant a rÃ©cemment soutenu une thÃ¨se de doctorat intitulÃ©e "Jumeaux
gÃ©nÃ©riques? Nouvelle, poÃ¨me en prose et avatars du genre dans l'oeuvre
d'Aloysius Bertrand" Ã l'UniversitÃ© de Wolverhampton, Grande-Bretagne. Son
mÃ©moire de maÃ®trise portait sur "Kamouraska: roman du nom." Il a publiÃ© des
articles sur Anne HÃ©bert et Aloysius Bertrand. Il est prÃ©sentement chercheur
postdoctoral au Centre de recherche en littÃ©rature quÃ©bÃ©coise (CRELIQ) at
UniversitÃ© Laval, oÃ¹ son projet porte sur le champ gÃ©nÃ©rique quÃ©bÃ©cois et la
constitution du rÃ©cit contemporain.
Jean-Pierre Boucher is a Professor in the Department of French language and literature at McGill University. Since the publication of Jacques Ferron au pays des
amÃ©lanchiers (1973) and Les "Contes" de Jacques Ferron (1974), he has been recognized as a specialist on the work of Jacques Ferron. His interest in short story collections led to a study entitled Le recueil de nouvelles: Ã©tudes sur un genre littÃ©raire
dit mineur (1992) and his recent work on Albert Laberge. He has also written on
Madeleine Ferron, Madeleine Monette, and GaÃ©tan Brulotte. His creative works
include novels, short stories, memoirs, and a play.
James Csipak and Lise HÃ©roux are Associate Professors of Marketing at the
School of Business and Economics at Plattsburgh State University. Their articles
on tourism marketing in the U.S. and Canada have appeared in the Proceedings
of the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada and the Journal of Interactive
Marketing, and Professor HÃ©roux has co-authored two books on the subject.
Donald Cuccioletta is an historian and Professor of Canadian Studies at
Plattsburgh State University. He is the author of New Mythologies for Canada:
Modernism and the Nation-State (Presses de l'UniversitÃ© de Valenciennes) and his
current research project focuses on the dissemination of liberalism and liberal
thought throughout the Americas, 1800-1860.
Albert Desbiens is Professor of American History (retired) at the UniversitÃ© du
QuÃ©bec Ã MontrÃ©al. His publications include "Les Etats-Unis: un regard contemporain," Bulletin d'Histoire Politique (Quebec).
Paula Ruth Gilbert is Professor of French, Canadian, and Women's Studies at
George Mason University. She has published three books and numerous articles
on Quebec women writers and nineteenth-century French Symbolist poetry. She
is the co-editor of the forthcoming Doing Gender: Franco-Canadian Women Writers
of the 1990s and the co-author and co-editor of the forthcoming Violence and