Publications and Conference Papers


Czach, Liz and André Loiselle eds. Cinema of Pain: On Quebec’s Nostalgic Screen. Waterloo (ON): Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2020.

Loiselle, André. Theatricality in the Horror Film: A Brief Study on the Dark Pleasures of Screen Artifice. London: Anthem Press, 2019.

Freitag, Gina and André Loiselle eds. The Canadian Horror Film: Terror of the Soul. Toronto, Buffalo and London: University of Toronto Press, 2015. 292 pages.

Loiselle, André and Jeremy Maron eds. Stages of Reality: Theatricality in Cinema. Toronto, Buffalo and London: University of Toronto Press, 2012. 240 pages.

Anctil, Pierre, André Loiselle and Christopher Rolfe eds. Canada Exposed/Le Canada à découvert. Bruxelles: Peter Lang, 2009. 368 pages.

Loiselle, André. Denys Arcand’s “Le Déclin de l’empire américain” and “Les Invasions barbares”. Toronto, Buffalo and London: University of Toronto Press, 2008. 190 pages.

Loiselle, André. Cinema as History: Michel Brault and Modern Quebec. Toronto: TIFF, 2007. 235 pages.

Loiselle, André and Tom McSorley eds. Self Portraits: The Cinemas of Canada since Telefilm. Ottawa: Canadian Film Institute. 2006. 343 pages

Loiselle, André ed. Michel Brault. Oeuvres 1958-1974 Works. Montreal: National Film Board of Canada, 2006. 103 pages.

Loiselle, André. Le cinéma de Michel Brault, à l’image d’une nation. Paris: L’Harmattan, 2005. 340 pages.

Loiselle, André. Stage-Bound: Feature Film Adaptations of Canadian and Québécois Drama. Montréal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2003. 260 pages.

Loiselle, André. Scream From Silence/Mourir à tue-tête. Trowbridge (UK): Flicks Books, 2000. 72 pages

Loiselle, André and Brian McIlroy eds. Auteur/Provocateur: The Films of Denys Arcand. Westport (CT): Praeger, 1995. 195 pages.

Journal Editorship


Czach, Liz and André Loiselle, eds. The Canadian Journal of Film StudiesVol 31, No.1 (Spring 2022). 


Czach, Liz and André Loiselle, eds. The Canadian Journal of Film StudiesVol 30, No.2 (Fall 2021). 


Czach, Liz and André Loiselle, eds. The Canadian Journal of Film Studies, Vol 30, No.1 (Spring 2021)


Czach, Liz and André Loiselle, eds. The Canadian Journal of Film Studies, Vol 29, No.2 (Fall 2020)


Recent Articles and Book Chapters

Leeder, Murray and André Loiselle. “Canadian Vampires.” In The Palgrave Handbook of the Vampire, ed. Simon Bacon. London: Palgrave Macmillan Cham, 2023. Online:


Loiselle, André. “Birth of a ‘Miserable Monster’: The Alchemical Theatricality of Male Self-Procreation in Stage and Screen Adaptations of Frankenstein.” In Monstrosity, Identity, and Music: Mediating Uncanny Creatures from Frankenstein to Videogames, eds Alexis Luko and James Wright. (London & New York: Bloomsbury Academic Press, 2022). Pp 85-97. 


Loiselle, André. “Wuh-We Do It: The Losers’ Club and Collaborative Leadership in It.” The Many Lives of It: Essays on the Stephen King Horror Franchise. Ed. Ron Riekki (Jefferson NC: McFarland, 2020) pp.169-180.


Loiselle, André“Fingerless (Anti)Christ: A Reminiscence of the Church in 1966 in Denys Arcand’s Les Invasions barbares and Éric Tessier’s Sur le seuil,” in Cinema of Pain, pp. 79-100.

Loiselle, André. “Popular Quebec Cinema and the Appeal of Folk Homogeneity,” The Oxford Handbook of Canadian Cinema. Eds. Janine Marchessault and Will Straw (London, UK: Oxford University Press, 2019): 367-389.

Loiselle, André. “Stage Horrality: Evil Dead, The Musical and the Theatricality of Mortification”, The Many Lives of “The Evil Dead”: Essays on the Cult Film Franchise, eds. Ron Riekki and Jeffrey A. Sartain (Jefferson NC: McFarland, 2019): 158-163.


Loiselle, André. “Tackling Wicked Monsters: The Horror Film as Experiment in Leadership”. The Journal of Leadership Studies. 12.1 (Spring 2018).  DOI:10.1002/jls.21551

Freitag, Gina and André Loiselle. “Terror of the Soul: An Introduction,” The Canadian Horror Film, 2015, pp. 3-17.

Freitag, Gina and André Loiselle. “‘Canadian Mental-Case’: A Conclusion,” The Canadian Horror Film, 2015 pp. 270-274.

Loiselle, André. “Pure Laine Evil: The Horrifying Normality of Quebec’s Ordinary Hell in the Film Adaptations of Patrick Senécal’s ‘Romans d’épouvante’,” The Canadian Horror Film, 2015, pp.67-88.

Loiselle, André. “Red and White on the Silver Screen: An Iconography of the Canadian Film,” Communication in Question: Competing Perspectives on Controversial Issues in Communication Studies, eds Joshua Greenberg and Charlene Elliott (Toronto: Nelson Education, 2013), pp.194-201.

Loiselle, André. “Canadian Horror, American Bodies: Corporeal Obsession and Cultural Projection in American Nightmare, American Psycho, and American Mary,” Brno Studies in English, 39: 2 (2013; published in September 2014): 123-136.

Loiselle, André. “Buxom Monstrosity: Theatricality and the Ostentatious Body of the Horror Film,” Monsters and the Monstrous. 3:2 (November 2013): 45-57.

Santoro, Miléna, Denis Bachand, Vincent Desroches and André Loiselle. “Introduction.” The American Review of Canadian Studies. Special Issue: Québec Cinema in the 21st Century. 43.2 (June 2013): 157-162.

Freitag, Gina and André Loiselle. “Tales of Terror in Québec Popular Cinema: The Rise of the French Language Horror Film since 2000.” The American Review of Canadian Studies. Special Issue: Québec Cinema in the 21st Century. 43.2 (June 2013): 190-203.

Loiselle, André and Jeremy Maron. “Introduction,” Stages of Reality, 2012 pp.3-10

Loiselle, André. “Cinéma du Grand Guignol: Theatricality in the Horror Film,” Stages of Reality, 2012 pp.55-80. Reprinted in Portuguese translation as “Cinéma du Grand Guignol: teatralidade no cinema de horror,” [trans. Paulo Biscaia Filho] in Cinemas de Horror, ed. Demian Garcia (Sāo José dos Pinhais, [Brazil]: Editora Estronho, 2014), pp. 151-172.

Loiselle, André. “A ‘Distinct’ National Cinema or ‘plus ça change plus c’est pareil’: English-Canadian Film Studies since 1980,” Canadian Studies: The State of the Art / Études canadiennes: Questions de recherche, eds Klaus-Dieter Ertler, Susan Hodgett, Stewart Gill, Patrick James, (Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2011), pp. 365-389.