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Paths of desire : images of exploration and mapping in Canadian women's writing

Author: Marlene Goldman
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, 1997.
Series: Theory/culture series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Marlene Goldman posits intriguing connections between the act of map-making, postmodern theory, and female identity in this study of the experimental works of five Canadian women writers: Intertidal Life by Audrey Thomas, The Biggest Modern Woman of the World by Susan Swan, Ana Historic by Daphne Marlatt, The Whirlpool by Jane Urquhart and the fictions of Aritha van Herk."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Goldman, Marlene, 1963-
Paths of desire.
Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, 1997
(OCoLC)643713942
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marlene Goldman
ISBN: 0802009867 9780802009869 080207944X 9780802079442
OCLC Number: 36041808
Description: 256 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Resisting romance: Audrey Thomas's Intertidal life --
Citing the body ... in Susan Swan's The Biggest modern woman of the world --
Daphne Marlatt's Ana Historic: a genealogy for lost women --
Abandoning the map ... the fictions of Aritha van Herk --
Emptying the museum: Jane Urquhart's The Whirlpool --
Epilogue: strategies for re-vision.
Series Title: Theory/culture series.
Responsibility: Marlene Goldman.

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"Marlene Goldman posits intriguing connections between the act of map-making, postmodern theory, and female identity in this study of the experimental works of five Canadian women writers: Intertidal Life by Audrey Thomas, The Biggest Modern Woman of the World by Susan Swan, Ana Historic by Daphne Marlatt, The Whirlpool by Jane Urquhart and the fictions of Aritha van Herk."--Jacket.

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