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Trapped in her lover's arms : the problem of courtship and romance in selected novels by L. M. Montgomery
L.M. Montgomery may be viewed as a subversive author, rebelling against patriarchal authority. She employed the conventions of the courtship or domestic novel of popular fiction as a vehicle by which to challenge existing ...
Ordinary lives : extraordinary narratives, the transformation of character and theme in the fiction of Carol Shields
The primary objective o f this thesis is to examine the ways in which the ordinary lives that Carol Shields describes in her fiction are transformed into extraordinary narratives. I will use three of Shields’ novels as ...
Tewahia:ton tipaacimowin -- : two stories seen intertribally, the first novels of Ruby Slipperjack and Thomas King
Ruby Slipperjack's Honour The Sun (1987) and Thomas King's Medicine River (1989) are the two novels I discuss. Slipperjack's novel investigates the adolescence of a female protagonist known as the Owl, who passes through ...
Writing women's lives : the fictional aesthetic of Alice Munro
When questioned by interviewers about matters of craft, Alice Munro is usually vague in her responses, once insisting that she has "no idea how to write a story" (The Globe and Mail) E. I). Her reluctance to make any ...