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The Oxford book of stories by Canadian women in English

Author: Rosemary Sullivan
Publisher: Don Mills, Ont. ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This anthology encompasses over a century and a half of writing by Canadian women. The stories collected here are intended to represent a cross-section of the best writing by women in the genre and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Oxford book of stories by Canadian women in English.
Don Mills, Ont. ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999
(OCoLC)649270712
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rosemary Sullivan
ISBN: 0195414268 9780195414264 0195414551 9780195414554
OCLC Number: 41978544
Notes: Includes and index.
Description: xv, 592 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The bereavement / Catharine Parr Traill --
A red girl's reasoning / E. Pauline Johnson (Tekahionwake) --
The pool in the desert / Sara Jeannette Duncan --
The quarantine at Alexander Abraham's / L.M. Montgomery --
We have to sit opposite / Ethel Wilson --
Antigone / Sheila Watson --
Causation / Helen Weinzweig --
Unless the eye catch fire--
/ P.K. Page --
I, Maureen / Elizabeth Spencer --
The Moslem wife / Mavis Gallant --
The rain child / Margaret Laurence --
The day Marlene Dietrich died / Rachel Wyatt --
The Albanian virgin / Alice Munro --
Lilian / Jane Rule --
Anita's dance / Marian Engel --
The Train family / Joan Clark --
The orange fish / Carol Shields --
Local customs / Audrey Thomas --
There goes the groom / Elisabeth Harvor --
Bluebeard's egg / Margaret Atwood --
Fever / Sharon Butala --
My father took a cake to France / Cynthia Flood --
A long story / Beth Brant (Degonwadonti) --
Compatriots / Emma Lee Warrior --
On a cold day / Himani Bannerji --
Night travellers / Sandra Birdsell --
Here and now / Janette Turner Hospital --
Celia behind me / Isabel Huggan --
No more Denver sandwiches / Meeka Walsh --
Crush / Bonnie Burnard --
Tall cowboys and true / Gail Scott --
The man doll / Susan Swan --
The late date / Edna Alford --
Burn sugar / Marlene Nourbese Philip --
The butterfly ward / Margaret Gibson --
The King of Siam / Katherine Govier --
My sister's love / Judy Fong Bates --
Inspection of a small village / Connie Gault --
The death of Robert Browning / Jane Urquhart --
From The anthropology of water / Anne Carson --
Ninety-three million miles away / Barbara Gowdy --
The friend / Elizabeth Hay --
Photograph / Dionne Brand --
Going over the bars / Janice Kulyk Keefer --
The county of birches / Judith Kalman --
Five small rooms : a murder mystery / Diane Schoemperlen --
White shoulders / Linda Svendsen --
In visible ink / Aritha van Herk --
Deafness comes to me / Shree Ghatage --
A great man's passing / Lynn Coady.
Other Titles: Stories by Canadian women
Responsibility: edited by Rosemary Sullivan.
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"The most delicious part of this book is that it brings together a great many very good stories....Readers who love fiction...will be enriched by this collection."--The Montreal Gazette

 
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