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Pens of Many Colours: A Canadian Reader [Paperback]

Eva C. Karpinski
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Table of Contents

UNIT ONE: FIRST CONTACT/BEGINNINGS/MIGRATIONS Introduction Margaret Atwood, The Immigrants Pauline Johnson, As It Was in the Beginning Susanna Moodie, A Visit to Grosse Isle Lyse Champagne, Bits and Pieces of the Past Joy Mannett, My Dearest Child Denise Chong, from The Concubine''s Children Helga (Kutz-Harder) Mills, Breaking the Barriers: Refugee Women in Canada UNIT TWO: CHALLENGES/RACISM/DISCRIMINATION Introduction Michelle La Flamme, You White Boy Pat Deiter-McArthur (Day Women), Saskatchewan''s Indian People-Five Generations Joy Kogawa, from Itsuka Joanne Arnott, Speak Out, For Example Henry Martey Codjoe, Can Blacks Be Racist? Reflections On Being ''Too Black and African'' Vinita Srivastava, Grappling UNIT THREE: LANGUAGE/CULTURE/DISPLACEMENT Introduction Christl Verduyn, Entranced Eva Hoffman, from Lost in Translation Genni Gunn, The Middle Ground Garry Engkent, Why My Mother Can''t Speak English Basil H. Johnston, One Generation From Extinction Nuzhat Amin, South Englishes, North Englishes UNIT FOUR: EDUCATION/DIFFERENCE/POWER Introduction Rita Joe, Who Are You? Carol Geddes, Growing Up native Mehri Yalfani, Newcomer Isabel Vincent, Finding a Nationality That Fits Himani Bannerji, The Other Family David Arnason, Return of the Frogs UNIT FIVE: GENDER/FAMILIES/RELATIONSHIPS Introduciton Bernice Lever, Things Unsaid Mordechai Richler, My Father''s Life Alistair MacLeod, To Every Thing There Is a Season Frank G. Paci, Mancuso''s and Sons Austin Clarke, A Wedding in Toronto Anne Jew, Everyone Talked Loudly in Chinatown Linda Svendsen, White Shoulders UNIT SIX: WORK/POVERTY/CHOICES Introduction Chinese Wall Writings Katherine Vlassie, A Bit of Magic Maxine Tynes, In Service Yeshim Ternar, Ajax La-Bas Denny Hunte, The Home Visit Salwa Mohareb Said, Choices Emma LaRocque, A Personal Essay on Poverty UNIT SEVEN: MAPS/PLACES/MEMORY Introduction Michael Ondaatje, Letters & Other Worlds Alootook Ipellie, Frobisher Bay Childhood Gabrielle Roy, My Manitoba Heritage Jeannette Armstrong, This Is a Story Dionne Brand, St. Mary''s Estate Tomson Highway, The Lover Snake UNIT EIGHT: BORDERS/IDENTIES/SELVES Introduction Cyril Dabydee, Multiculturalism Guy Bedard, Quebecitude: An Ambiguous Identity Helen Bajorek MacDonald, A Canadian Passport Sun-Kyung Yi, An Immigrant''s Split Personality Drew Hayden Taylor, Pretty Like a White Boy: The Adventures of a Blue Eyed Ojibway David Suzuki, Ancestors-The Genetic Source C. Allyson Lee, An Asian Lesbian''s Struggle Camille Hernandez-Ramdwar, Ms Edge Innate SELECTD BIBIOGRAPHY 383 COPYRIGHTS AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS 385 INDEX OF AUTHORS AND TITLES 391

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