British Journal of Canadian Studies

Québec and Canadian Studies in Britain: reflections of a pioneer

British Journal of Canadian Studies (2021), 33, (1), 105–119.

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Books

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Articles

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Translations

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Ellipse, 1972, 10, translation of article by Fernand Ouellette, 46-58. Google Scholar

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Ellipse, 1975, 17, translation of poem by Raoul Duguay, 19. Google Scholar

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Ellipse, 1979, 23-4, translation of an article by Nicole Brossard, 28-31. Google Scholar

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Dictionary contributions

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May, Cedric