Mosaic (Winnipeg)

Mosaic, subtitled A Journal for the Interdisciplinary Study of Literature, is a scholarly journal that covers interdisciplinary studies and literary criticism. Founded in October of 1967, Mosaic prints this journal quarterly. Mosaic covers the topic of literature. The Editor is Dr. Dawne McCance.

Articles from Vol. 29, No. 1, March

Death-Watch: Terminal Illness and the Gaze in Sharon Old's 'The Father.'
The publication of Laura Mulvey's "Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema" in 1978 initiated a dialogue about the function of the "gaze" that has subsequently moved beyond the boundaries of film theory. Mulvey's discussion of scopophilic viewing in the...
Iconicity, Immersion and Otherness: The Hegelian "Dive" of J.M. Coetzee and Adrienne Rich
Whether one calls the current enterprise of Western academia cultural studies, postcolonialism (neocolonialism), poststructuralism, racial theory, or ethnic studies, at least two central questions abide. First, can one comprehend an/other across differences...
Shakespeare as "Minor Theater": Deleuze and Guattari and the Aims of Adaptation
The practices and standards of literary interpretation have changed in the last quarter century. In the area of Shakespeare studies, critical collections like Is Shakespeare Still Our Contemporary? (EIsom, ed.) and Shakespeare in the Changing Curriculum...
The End Once Again: Art and Politics at the Close of the Century
Taking the measure of the zeitgeist is never an easy task, with every thing to recommend avoiding it. Yet here we are, near the end of a century, indeed a millennium, and the temptation seems more and more irresistible. Early indications suggest that...
The International Politics of Existentialism: From Sartre, to Olson, to Bowering
An emphasis upon individualism, originality and innovation has long been associated with the American ethos and cultural consciousness. Indeed, as American scholar Stephen Fredman has recently observed, it is distinctly American to make a conscious...
Triangular Desire and the Sororal Bond: The "Deceased Wife's Sister Bill."
Feminist issues have come to be perceived as a major component of cultural studies, and the emergence of feminism in the 19th century in conjunction with the Victorian emphasis upon the family as the mainstay of the social fabric have made this period...
Zen Comedy in Postcolonial Literature: Kazuo Ishiguro's 'The Remains of the Day.'
Although Commonwealth literature (from the Commonwealth of Nations, hence written in English) and postcolonial literature (translated into English) are taught in many English departments, such courses and collections remain problematic for at least...