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Margaret Laurence's epic imagination

Author: Paul Comeau
Publisher: Edmonton : University of Alberta Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Margaret Laurence (1926-1987) instinctively turned to the epic mode to create archetypal narratives of loss, exile, and redemption. This title traces the development of Laurence's voice from its  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Margaret Laurence; Margaret Laurence; Margaret Laurence; Margaret Laurence; Margaret Laurence
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Comeau
ISBN: 0888644515 9780888644510
OCLC Number: 61478171
Description: xviii, 186 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: I: Epic beginnings --
This side Jordon: epic conflict --
The tomorrow-tamer: patterns of exile --
II: The comedy of the soul --
The stone angel: Hagar in hell --
A jest of God and The fire-dwellers: purgatorial progress --
Jason's quest and A bird in the house: epic dialogue --
The diviners: heaven on earth --
Epic epilogue.
Responsibility: Paul Comeau.

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"Comeau demolishes the view that Laurence lacked an interesting mind; and makes a strong case for the coherence and continuity of her imaginative, spiritual, stylistic and formal development as a Read more...

 
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