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Margaret Laurence : critical reflections

Author: David Staines
Publisher: Ottawa : University of Ottawa Press, ©2001.
Series: Re-appraisals, Canadian writers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book highlights the accomplishments of one of Canada's most acclaimed and beloved fiction writers, Margaret Laurence, who died in 1987. The essays in this collection explore her body of work as well as her influence on young Canadian writers today." "Margaret Laurence: Critical Reflections brings together twelve distinguished scholars, critics, and writers to illuminate Laurence's achievement, focusing on the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Margaret Laurence; Margaret Laurence; Margaret Laurence; Margaret Laurence; Margaret Laurence; Margaret Laurence
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Staines
ISBN: 0776604465 9780776604466
OCLC Number: 47073907
Description: 172 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: The spirit and the letter: the correspondence of Margaret Laurence / John Lennox --
Cavewomen div(in)ing for pearls: Margaret Laurence and Marian Engel / Christl Verduyn --
Reading Margaret Laurence's life writing: toward a postcolonial feminist subjectivity for a white female critic / Helen M. Buss --
Margaret Laurence and the city / W.H. New --
The figure of the unknown soldier: home and war in The fire-dwellers / Birk Sproxton --
(W)Rites of passage: the typescript of The diviners as shadow text / Nora Foster Stovel --
Listening: Laurence's women / Kristjana Gunnars --
Sitting down to write: a discourse of morning / Robert Kroetsch --
Margaret Laurence: the shape of the writer's shadow / Aritha van Herk --
To find refreshment in writing children's books: a note on Margaret Laurence's writing for children / Janet Lunn --
Faith and the vocation of the author / Lois Wilson --
Margaret Laurence: a reminiscence / Joyce Marshall.
Series Title: Re-appraisals, Canadian writers.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by David Staines.

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Highlights the accomplishments of one of Canada's most acclaimed and beloved fiction writers, Margaret Laurence. This title features a collection of essays that explores her body of work as well as  Read more...

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