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Margaret Atwood

Author: J Brooks Bouson
Publisher: Ipswich, Mass. : Salem Press, 2012.
Series: Critical insights
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As the author of over forty works--including over a dozen novels and over a dozen books of poetry as well as collections of short stories and short fictions, works of literary criticism, and collections of her essays and reviews-Margaret Atwood is indisputably Canada's best-known contemporary author. Edited by J. Brooks Bouson, this volume in the Critical Insights series presents a variety of new essays on the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Margaret Atwood; Margaret Atwood
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Brooks Bouson
ISBN: 9781429837217 1429837217
OCLC Number: 823715649
Description: xx, 391 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: On Margaret Atwood / J. Brooks Bouson --
Biography of Margaret Atwood / Shannon Hengen --
"On being a woman writer" : Atwood's Canadian and feminist contexts / Heidi Slettedahl Macpherson --
The critical reception of Atwood's works : a chronological survey / Coral Ann Howells --
Whodunit : the mystery/detective story framework in Atwood's Alias grace and The blind assassin / Earl Ingersoll --
From H.G. Wells's island to Margaret Atwood's paradice : bio-perversity and its ramifications / Shuli Barzilai --
Margaret Atwood's poetry : voice and vision / Kathryn VanSpanckeren --
"Consider the body" : remaking the myth of female sexuality in Margaret Atwood's poems in Morning in the burned house / Tomoko Kuribayashi --
Gender and genre in Atwood's short stories and short fictions / Reingard M. Nischik --
Atwood and the gothic / Carol Margaret Davison --
"This is border country" : Atwood's Surfacing and postcolonial identity / Laura Wright --
Hanging (onto) words : language, religion, and spirituality in Atwood's The handmaid's tale / Michael P. Murphy --
Sexual trauma, ethics and the reader in the works of Margaret Atwood / Laurie Vickroy --
Freed from the salt mines of virtue : wicked women in Margaret Atwood's novels / Sarah Appleton --
The "historical turn" in Margaret Atwood's The blind assassin and Alias grace / Alice Ridout --
Surviving the waterless flood : feminism and ecofeminism in Margaret Atwood's The handmaid's tale, Oryx and crake and The year of the flood / Karen Stein --
Postapocalyptic vision : flood myths and other folklore in Atwood's Oryx and crake and The year of the flood / Sharon R. Wilson --
Resources : Chronology of Margaret Atwood's life ; Works by Margaret Atwood ; Bibliography.
Series Title: Critical insights
Responsibility: editor, J. Brooks Bouson.

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As the author of over forty works--including over a dozen novels and over a dozen books of poetry as well as collections of short stories and short fictions, works of literary criticism, and collections of her essays and reviews-Margaret Atwood is indisputably Canada's best-known contemporary author. Edited by J. Brooks Bouson, this volume in the Critical Insights series presents a variety of new essays on the Canadian writer.--Publisher description.

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