Contents: Reassessment of Swift: Gulliver’s Travels, genre typology of ‘myth of utopia’ – Impact on The Handmaid’s
Tale (1985) by Canadian author Margaret Atwood – John Fowles: Overview of works with emphasis on The French Lieutenant’s
Woman (1969) – Quest-motif, Darwinist implications for plot and characters – Canadian author Margaret Laurence: Picaresque
elements in significant narratives – Interview with two representative Canadian writers: Di Brandt from (ex-)Mennonite ethno-cultural
background and Dennis Cooley poet/critic/publisher as leading example of contemporary Prairie Literature.