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Language in her eye : views on writing and gender by Canadian women writing in English

"A hit from the moment it was published in the fall of 1990, this highly successful collection of original essays, articles, and commentaries by 44 distinguished authors poets, fiction writers, essayists, biographers, and journalists including Margaret Atwood, Dionne Brand, June Callwood, Barbara Godard, Janette Turner Hospital, Linda Hutcheon, Paulette Jiles, Dorothy Livesay, Daphne Marlatt, Erin Moure, Erika Ritter, Jane Rule, Gail Scott, Carol Shields, and Susan Swan -- is now available through ECW. Topics include the existence (or not) of a speciffically female or "feminist" point of view; appropriation of voice; the influence of various currents in feminist literary theory; the particular versus the universal, and the ambiguities inherent in such issues, etc. Articulate, revelatory, humorous, and highly readable, these essays are essential reading for those interested in the most transformative and influential social and cultural movement of this century."--Amazon.ca
Print Book, English, ©1990
Coach House Press, Toronto, ©1990