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Bibliography of Works about Evelyn Lau


Caldwell, Rebecca. "Artist’s Life: Evelyn Lau." Globe and Mail 19 May 2001: R17.

Cockburn, Lyn. "A Laudable Life." Herizons 15.1 (2001): 15-17.

Condé, Mary. "An Interview with Evelyn Lau." Etudes Canadiennes/Canadian Studies: Revue Interdisciplinaire des Etudes Canadiennes en France 21.38 (1995): 105-11.

Dafoe, Chris. "Nowhere to Hide from the Success of Runaway." Globe and Mail 14 Oct. 1993: C1, C2.

Goldstein-Jackson, Kevin. "The Runaway’s Progress." Financial Times 26-27 July 1997: III.

Iversen, Kristen. "Writing Her Way Out: A Conversation with Evelyn Lau." Bloomsbury Review July-Aug. 1997: 7-8.

Richards, Linda. "Evelyn Lau." January Magazine Oct. 1999.


The Diary of Evelyn Lau. [Adaptation of Runaway: Diary of a Street Kid ]. Dir. Sturla Gunnarsson. Perf. Sandra Oh. CBC, 1993.


"Kids Elated as Big Moment Arrives." Vancouver Sun 19 Sept. 1984: A1, A2.

Chang, Elaine K. "Run through the Borders: Feminism, Postmodernism, and Runaway Subjectivity." Border Theory: The Limits of Cultural Politics. Ed. Scott Michaelson and David E. Johnson. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 1997. 169-94.

Chang, E. K. "Where the ‘Street Kid’ Meets the City." Vancouver: Representing the Postmodern City. Ed. P. Delany. Vancouver: Arsenal Press, 1994. 97-120.

Chao, Lien. "From Testimony to Erotica: The Split Subject in Evelyn Lau’s Prose." Beyond Silence: Chinese Canadian Literature in English. Toronto: TSAR, 2001. 156-84.

Dean, Misao. "Reading Evelyn Right." Canadian Forum Mar. 1995: 22-26.

Gunew, Sneja. "Operatic Karaoke and The Pitfalls of Identity Politics: A Translated Performance."

Hluchy, Patricia. "The Pen Is Mightier Than the Sordid." Maclean’s 11 Oct. 1993: 72-73.

"Lau, Evelyn." Concise Oxford Companion to Canadian Literature. Ed. William Toye. Don Mills, Ont.: Oxford UP, 2001. 267-68.

"Lau, Evelyn." Contemporary Canadian Biographies. Gale, Dec. 1997.

Kornreich, Jennifer. "Selling Her Body, Selling Her Soul." Women’s Review of Books Mar. 1996: 17-18.

Ommundsen, Wenche. "Too Close to Home: Evelyn Lau , Ouyang Yu and the Performing Self." New Literatures Review 40 (2003): 42-56.

Schmidt, Sarah. "Insides Out: Only Evelyn Lau Would Have the Cheek to Write Her Memoirs at 29." Elm Street Apr. 2001: 30-32+.

Sturgess, Charlotte. "Evelyn Lau’s Other Women: Speaking Silence." Commonwealth Essays and Studies 24.1 (2001): 73-78.

Wah, Fred. "Speak My Language: Racing the Lyric Poet." Faking It: Poetics and Hybridity . The Writer as Critic no. 17. Edmonton, Alta.: NeWest Press, 2000. 109-26.

Wong, Jan. "Evelyn Lau Gets Perfect Grades in the School of Hard Knocks." Globe and Mail 3 Apr. 1997: A11.

Wong, Rita. "Market Forces and Powerful Desires: Reading Evelyn Lau’s Cultural Labour." Essays on Canadian Writing 73 (2001): 122-40.

Updated February 12 2015 by Student & Academic Services

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