The Arbutus/Madrone Files: Reading the Pacific Northwest
This lively and perceptive look at the literature of the U.S. and Canadian Pacific Northwest explores the dynamics of the cross-border region using resonant quotations, poetry, song lyrics, and art to demonstrate and enhance Laurie Ricou's critical readings and ideas.
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American arbutus arbutus/madrone Asian berries blue heron border boundary Bringhurst British Columbia Canada Canadian Literature Cascadia cedar colour cross-border culture David David James Duncan David Wagoner defined Doig ecological edge Erks essay Excerpt fiction File fish forest Grainger green guage Hodgins Hodgins's imagine Indian intertidal Jack Hodgins Japanese Keeble Keeble's Ken Kesey Kesey Collection Kesey's Kim Stafford land landscape language literary living loggers logging poetry Macken madrone maps Marlatt metaphor migration mother mountain narrative Nations Native No-No Boy North Northwest writing novel Obasan ocean Okada oral Oregon Pacific Northwest paradox perhaps permission place names Plate poem poet political rain Raven reader region reminder river Robert Robert Bringhurst salal salmon Sasquatch Seattle seems sense silence song Steveston story talk tell term tion Tom Robbins translation tree trope West Coast Winter woodswords words Yellawfish