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Margaret Atwood

Author: Coral Ann Howells
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English
Database:WorldCat
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This introduction covers Atwood's [the author] 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. [The book] is thoroughly revised and updated and includes four new chapters covering Atwood's recent novels Alias Grace and The Blind Assassin, her 2002 book on writing Negotiating with  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Margaret Atwood; Margaret Atwood
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Coral Ann Howells
OCLC Number: 75972116
Notes: Originally published: New York : Palgrave/Macmillan, ©2005. 2nd ed.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Introduction: Writer on writing --
End of the 1960s: The edible woman --
1970s: Surfacing and survival; Lady oracle; Life before man --
1980s: Bodily harm; The handmaid's tale; Cat's eye --
1990s: The robber bride; Alias Grace --
2000 and after: The blind assassin; Oryx and Crake --
Conclusion --
Notes.
Responsibility: Coral Ann Howells.

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This introduction covers Atwood's [the author] 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. [The book] is thoroughly revised and updated and includes four new chapters covering Atwood's recent novels Alias Grace and The Blind Assassin, her 2002 book on writing Negotiating with the Dead and her latest novel Oryx and Crake, published in 2003.-http://www.loc.gov/catdir.

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