Violence and the female imagination : Quebec's women writers re-frame gender in North American cultures (eBook, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
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Violence and the female imagination : Quebec's women writers re-frame gender in North American cultures

Author: Paula Ruth Gilbert
Publisher: Montreal [Que.] : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2006
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An interdisciplinary study of violent female characters in the works of Quebec women writers.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paula Ruth Gilbert
ISBN: 0773577106 1282867555 9780773577107 9781282867550
OCLC Number: 1086141939
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Regendering violence and appropriating power : beyond the binary --
Conceptualizing and contextualizing violence and gender : from "real life" to theory to literary representation --
Living together in North America : Canada, Quebec, and the United States --
Who's the subject now? : the female imagination and representations of sex and violence --
Public and private violence : the novels of infanticide/filicide of Aline Chamberland and Suzanne Jacob --
Regendering and female serial killing in the fiction of Heþle`ne Rioux, Anne Dandurand, and Claire Deþ --
Women imitating men or the feminization of violence? : re-framing gender in North American cultures.
Responsibility: Paula Ruth Gilbert.

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