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Margaret Atwood

Author: Coral Ann Howells
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Margaret Atwood is one of the most popular and enduring literary novelists of the late twentieth century. This introduction covers Atwood's work from the 1970s to the present, drawing out her recurring themes of Canadian identity and the wilderness, the representation of women and female bodies and history and its narration.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Margaret Atwood; Margaret Atwood; Margaret Atwood
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Coral Ann Howells
ISBN: 1403922004 9781403922007 1403922012 9781403922014
OCLC Number: 57391913
Description: x, 213 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: A writer on writing. --
The end of the 1960s. The edible woman. --
The 1970s. Surfacing and survival ; Lady oracle ; Life before man. --
The 1980s. Bodily harm ; The handmaid's tale ; Cat's eye. --
The 1990s. The robber bride ; Alias Grace. --
2000 and after. The blind assassin ; Oryx and Crake.
Responsibility: Coral Ann Howells.
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Margaret Atwood is one of the most popular and enduring literary novelists of the late twentieth century. This introduction covers Atwood's work from the 1970s to the present, drawing out her recurring themes of Canadian identity and the wilderness, the representation of women and female bodies and history and its narration.

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