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- University of Ottawa Press 1999; US$ 11.99
Canadian critics and scholars, along with a growing number from around the world, have long recognized the achievements of Canadian short story writers. However, these critics have tended to view the Canadian short story as a historically recent phenomenon. This reappraisal corrects this mistaken view by exploring the literary and cultural antecedents... more...
- University of Ottawa Press 2010; US$ 16.99
Winner of the 2010 Margaret Atwood Society Best Book Prize. In Engendering Genre , renowned Margaret Atwood scholar Reingard M. Nischik analyzes the relationship between gender and genre in Atwood?s works. She approaches Atwood?s oeuvre by genre ? poetry, short fiction, novels, criticism, comics, and film ? and examines them individually. She... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 30.00
Born in the 1890s on opposite sides of the Atlantic, friends for more than forty years, Dorothy Thompson and Rebecca West lived strikingly parallel lives that placed them at the center of the social and historical upheavals of the twentieth century. In Dangerous Ambition, Susan Hertog chronicles the separate but intertwined journeys of these two... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 114.95
Drawing extensively on the under-explored Highsmith Archive, Peters suggests that the usual generic distinctions-crime fiction, mystery, suspense-have been largely unhelpful in elucidating Patricia Highsmith's novels. Peters adopts a psychoanalytic approach to show that specific disturbances within her text have resulted in Highsmith's writing... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 40.00
This exploration of author Laurell K. Hamilton's work examines the many novels of her series and shows how her writing has been a major influence on contemporary visions of the vampire?an ideal reference text for book club leaders. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00
A revisionist study of Mansfield as a profoundly colonial yet daringly experimental writer, at the forefront of modernism. The essays in this volume draw on the complete journals, letters and stories, to reveal Mansfield as a modernist who transcended her artistic influences through a supreme understanding of voice, being and subjectivity. more...
- Scarecrow Press 2011; US$ 64.99
A collection of essays on a favorite children?s novel, Horne and Sanders?s work applies incisive critical tools to the re-evaluation of a classic. The compilation covers standard feminist themes?gendered behavior, mothering, edenic locale?as well as ecofeminist concerns for vulnerable species and the salutary effects of nature on the injured spirit.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 115.00
This study explores a new understanding of modernism and ethnicity as put forward in the transnational and diasporic writings of Anzia Yezierska, Zora Neale Hurston, and Jean Rhys. In its selection of three modernists from apparently different cultural backgrounds, it is meant to make us rethink the role of modernism in terms of ethnicity and displacement.... more...