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A certain difficulty of being : essays on the Quebec novel

Author: Anthony George Purdy
Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press, Montréal [Que.] : McGill-Queen's University Press, 1990.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Purdy, A.
Certain Difficulty of Being : Essays on the Quebec Novel.
Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony George Purdy
ISBN: 9780773562561 0773562567
OCLC Number: 243500897
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 176 pages)
Contents: Contents --
Acknowledgments --
Foreword --
1 This is Not a Novel: The Rhetoric of Denial in Nineteenth-Century Quebec Novel Prefaces --
2 Between Epic and Novel: The Crisis of Community in Félix-Antoine Savard's Menaud, maître-draveur --
3 On the Outside Looking In: The Political Economy of Everyday Life in Gabrielle Roy's Bonheur d'occasion --
4 Stopping the Kaleidoscope: Narrative Ambiguity in André Langevin's Poussiére sur la ville --
5 The Politics of Incoherence: Narrative Failure and the Invention of History in Hubert Aquin's Prochain épisode 6 An Archaeology of the Self: Narrative Ventriloquism in Anne Hébert's KamouraskaAfterword --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index --
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"Purdy's essays are clear and cogent. The book is an articulate, personal view of several major Quebec novels situating them in historical perspective as well as analysing them ae sthetically." Read more...

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