The Resource Textual mothers/maternal texts : motherhood in contemporary women's literatures, Elizabeth Podnieks and Andrea O'Reilly, editors, (ebook)

Textual mothers/maternal texts : motherhood in contemporary women's literatures, Elizabeth Podnieks and Andrea O'Reilly, editors, (ebook)

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Textual mothers/maternal texts : motherhood in contemporary women's literatures
Title
Textual mothers/maternal texts
Title remainder
motherhood in contemporary women's literatures
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Elizabeth Podnieks and Andrea O'Reilly, editors
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Language
eng
Summary
Fiction that reconsiders, challenges, reshapes, and/or upholds national narratives of history has long been an integral aspect of Canadian literature. Works by writers of historical fiction (from early practitioners such as John Richardson to contemporary figures such as Alice Munro and George Elliott Clarke) propose new views and understandings of Canadian history and individual relationships to it. Critical evaluation of these works sheds light on the complexity of these depictions. The contributors in National Plots: Historical Fiction and Changing Ideas of Canada critically examine texts with subject matter ranging from George Vancouver's west coast explorations to the eradication of the Beothuk in Newfoundland. Reflecting diverse methodologies and theoretical approaches, the essays seek to explicate depictions of "the historical" in individual texts and to explore larger questions relating to historical fiction as a genre with complex and divergent political motivations and goals. Although the topics of the essays vary widely, as a whole the collection raises (and answers) questions about the significance of the roles historical fiction has played within Canadian culture for nearly two centuries
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Midwest
Dewey number
820.9/35252
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Mothers in literature
  • Motherhood in literature
  • Mother and child in literature
  • Canadian literature
  • American literature
  • Canadian literature
  • American literature
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Textual mothers/maternal texts : motherhood in contemporary women's literatures, Elizabeth Podnieks and Andrea O'Reilly, editors, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9781554582099
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MWT12147200
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12147200
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Textual mothers/maternal texts : motherhood in contemporary women's literatures, Elizabeth Podnieks and Andrea O'Reilly, editors, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781554582099
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12147200
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12147200
System control number
MWT12147200
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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