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The old dualities : deconstructing Robert Kroetsch and his critics

Author: Dianne Tiefensee
Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press, Montréal [Que.] : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dianne Tiefensee contends that Kroetsch and his critics have, to some degree, misunderstood the implications of Derrida's "deconstruction" and adhere to a Bloomian "misreading" that is firmly grounded in traditional philosophy. She addresses the metaphysical presuppositions that govern Kroetsch's criticism, literary theory, and novels and considers the extent to which his theoretical pronouncements have determined  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Tiefensee, Dianne, 1942-
Old dualities
(DLC) 95103609
(OCoLC)32275698
Named Person: Robert Kroetsch; Robert Kroetsch; Robert Kroetsch; Robert Kroetsch
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dianne Tiefensee
ISBN: 9780773564749 0773564748
OCLC Number: 144079933
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 225 pages)
Contents: Contents --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
PART ONE: DERRIDEAN DECONSTRUCTION, CANADIAN POSTMODERNISM, AND ROBERT KROETSCH --
1 Writing with Two Hands: Derridean Deconstruction --
2 Gaining Ground: Situating Robert Kroetsch in Canadian Postmodernism --
3 Field Notes: Robert Kroetsch and the Critics --
4 Learning the Hero: Alibi and the Critics --
PART TWO: THE WRITING OF ROBERT KROETSCH --
5 A Canadian Issue: The Canadian Story --
6 Unhiding the Hidden: Archaeology, Dialectic, Intertextuality, and Voice 7 Carnival and Violence: The Quest of Love8 Fear of Women: A Misogynist Erotics --
9 The Disappearing Father: Anna Dawe's Quest --
10 Canadian Postmodernism and Difference: Conclusion --
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In this provocative re-examination of the work of Robert Kroetsch, who has been hailed as the father of Canadian post-modernism, Dianne Tiefensee argues that Kroetsch's "deconstruction" fails to  Read more...

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"The Old Dualities" is a welcome corrective and thoughtful exploration of the critical discussion of Kroetsch's work and, by implication, the prevailing critical discourse in Canadian post-modernism. Read more...

 
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