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The Cambridge companion to Margaret Atwood

Author: Coral Ann Howells
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Recording for Blind & Dyslexic, 2007.
Series: Cambridge companions to literature.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English
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This [book] ... provides [an] account of Atwood's novels, short stories, poetry, and essays. Chapters cover biographical, textual, and contextual issues, emphasizing Atwood's Canadianness and her international appeal as an imaginative writer. The Introduction contains an analysis of dominant trends in Atwood criticism since the 1970s, and the essays consider Atwood's themes, language, humor, and narrative  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Handbooks and manuals
History
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Named Person: Margaret Atwood; Margaret Atwood
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Coral Ann Howells
OCLC Number: 144810159
Notes: Originally published: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, ©2006.
Awards: Winner of Margaret Atwood Society Prize for the Best Book on Atwood and Her Work 2007.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Margaret Atwood in her Canadian context / David Staines --
Biography/autobiography / Lorraine York --
Power politics, power and identity / Pilar Somacarrera --
Margaret Atwood's female bodies / Madeleine Davies --
Margaret Atwood and environmentalism / Shannon Hengen --
Margaret Atwood and history / Coomi S. Vevaina --
Home and nation in Margaret Atwood's later fiction / Eleanora Rao --
Margaret Atwood's humor / Marta Dvorak --
Margaret Atwood's poetry and poetics / Branko Gorjup --
Margaret Atwood's short stories and shorter fictions / Reingard M. Nischik --
Margaret Atwood's dystopian visions, The handmaid's tale and Oryx and Crake / Coral Ann Howells --
Blindness and survival in Margaret Atwood's major novels / Sharon R. Wilson.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to literature.
Responsibility: edited by Coral Ann Howells.

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A comprehensive critical account of Margaret Atwood's novels, short stories, poetry, and essays.  Read more...

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