>But the movie was much better to look at than the boring, typically
>Canadian yawner of a book was to read. At least it had nice landscapes, some
> violence, a bit of tasteful nudity. The book was drab through and through.
For all those Screen-L people coming to the Society for Cinema Studies
conference in Ottawa this May, the above quote will provide an introduction
to an amusing variety of Canadian. You may have seen his brothers Bob and
Doug on SCTV. Having read more than one book, he is confident enough to
disparage not only a national literature but his own nation. Come on up and
see for yourself.
Gene Walz
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba  CANADA
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