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Garden plots : Canadian women writers and their literary gardens

Author: Shelley Boyd
Publisher: Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A path-breaking study of the domestic garden in Canadian literature.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Boyd, Shelley.
Garden Plots : Canadian Women Writers and Their Literary Gardens.
Montreal : MQUP, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Shelley Boyd
ISBN: 0773588701 9780773588707
OCLC Number: 1037916153
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 350 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction : Garden Plots --
Chapter One 23 "[T]ransplanted into our gardens": Susanna Moodie, Catharine Parr Traill, and the Backwoods Kitchen Garden --
Chapter two When Authors are Gardeners: Susanna Moodie's and Catharine Parr Traill's Figurative "Plots" --
Chapter three "Then a living house": Gabrielle Roy's Domestication of the Bower --
Chapter four "A Saucer of Green": Carol Shields and Domestic Paradise --
Chapter five Turning the Earth: Lorna Crozier the Gardener-Poet --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Shelley Boyd.
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"A poetic and insightful analysis, Garden Plots will inspire a fresh interest in reading (or rereading) the works of these influential writers." Geist "Building on the pioneer writing of Moodie and Read more...

 
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