The Resource National and Female Identity in Canadian Literature, 1965-1980 : The Fiction of Margaret Laurence, Margaret Atwood, and Marian Engel, (electronic resource)

National and Female Identity in Canadian Literature, 1965-1980 : The Fiction of Margaret Laurence, Margaret Atwood, and Marian Engel, (electronic resource)

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National and Female Identity in Canadian Literature, 1965-1980 : The Fiction of Margaret Laurence, Margaret Atwood, and Marian Engel
Title
National and Female Identity in Canadian Literature, 1965-1980
Title remainder
The Fiction of Margaret Laurence, Margaret Atwood, and Marian Engel
Title variation
National and Female Identity in Canadian Literature, 1965-1980
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Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This book discusses how national identity is depicted among Female Canadian authors in the mid to late twentieth century. It shows the traversal of realism and idealism, ethnicity, gender, and the construction of community in several novels. She argues that most critics emphasize the romance aspects of the novels, particularly because these are women authors, and ignore or overlook the realist dimensions to the stories. Doing this often creates a certain stereotype about women authors, and female identity, that poses issues related to one's national identity. While in the 1960's-80's it was no
Cataloging source
AU-PeEL
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Gault, Cinda
Dewey number
  • 813.54
  • 813/.54
Language note
English
LC call number
PR9199.3.L33 Z675 2012
Nature of contents
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  • Atwood, Margaret, 1939- -- Criticism and interpretation
  • Engel, Marian -- Criticism and interpretation
  • Laurence, Margaret -- Criticism and interpretation
  • Women and literature -- Canada -- History -- 20th century
  • Women and literature
  • English
  • Languages & Literatures
  • English Literature
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National and Female Identity in Canadian Literature, 1965-1980 : The Fiction of Margaret Laurence, Margaret Atwood, and Marian Engel, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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Description based upon print version of record
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online resource
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cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Topical Table of Contents; Analytical Table of Contents; Abstract; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Grooving the Nation; Chapter 1 "Its different with you, but it's the same": Margaret Laurence and the Slipperiness of Inclusion; Chapter 2 "Good Christ, What Is It?": Margaret Atwood on the defensive; Chapter 3 "Thinking themselves halved when they are atomized": Marian Engel and resistance; Conclusion; Primary Documents; Works Consulted; Index
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (330 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780773411210
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000230455
  • (EBL)944788
  • (OCoLC)799769643
  • (SSID)ssj0000696210
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12348697
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000696210
  • (PQKBWorkID)10678243
  • (PQKB)11721021
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000230455
Label
National and Female Identity in Canadian Literature, 1965-1980 : The Fiction of Margaret Laurence, Margaret Atwood, and Marian Engel, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Topical Table of Contents; Analytical Table of Contents; Abstract; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Grooving the Nation; Chapter 1 "Its different with you, but it's the same": Margaret Laurence and the Slipperiness of Inclusion; Chapter 2 "Good Christ, What Is It?": Margaret Atwood on the defensive; Chapter 3 "Thinking themselves halved when they are atomized": Marian Engel and resistance; Conclusion; Primary Documents; Works Consulted; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (330 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780773411210
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000230455
  • (EBL)944788
  • (OCoLC)799769643
  • (SSID)ssj0000696210
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12348697
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000696210
  • (PQKBWorkID)10678243
  • (PQKB)11721021
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000230455

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