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Social Pluralism and Literary History: The Literature of Italian Emigration
These essays trace the presence of an Italian heritage in the U.S.A., Canadian, and Australian...
Republic Denied: The Loss of Canada
Addressing political theory both past and present, this extended essay studies the personalities that have...
The North American Italian Renaissance: Italian Writing in America and Canada
This collection of essays offers the reader a critical analysis of the wide range of...
Duologue: On Culture and Identity
Between June 15 and June 17, 1996, in San Diego, California, Pasquale Verdicchio and Antonio...
Reel Canadians: Interviews from the Canadian Movie World
Angela Baldassarre interviews a number of major film people from Canada: Dan Aykroyd, Louis Belanger,...
Echo: Essays on Other Literatures
This collection of essays explores the literature of Italian immigrants in Canada and their children...
Jean Royer's role here is similar to a translator's, where confidences and revelations from the artists he has talked to are translated into these texts he calls 'interviews to literature.' He polishes, he evaluates, he chooses, he animates -- in short, doing what a translator does to make the translated text into a reality in its own right, separate from yet intimately linked to the original. The texts here allow us to see the artists not only in their guarded moments but especially in their unguarded, relaxed moments when we get a glimpse of the private person, the inner being...
Interviews to Literature

Jean Royer
1996
Interviews to Literature
Interviews with the Phoenix
Devils in Paradise: Writing on Post-Emigrant Culture
If You're Not Free At Work, Where Are You Free?: Literature and Social Change
Antichi E Moderni in Italia Nel Seicento: An Essay in Italian
Vendetta: The True Story of the Largest Lynching in U.S. History
Writers in Transition: The Proceedings of the First National Conference of Italian Canadian Writers
Italo-Canadesi: Nationality and Citizenship
In the Writers' Words: Conversations with Eight Canadian Poets
Obsessed with Language: A Sociolinguistic History of Quebec
Dagoes Read: Tradition and the Italian / North American Writer
Cambodia and The Year of UNTAC: Life and Love in Cambodia's 1993 Election
The Films of Jacques Tati