Canadian Women’s Writings

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Author: S Armstrong

8180430340 | HB | pp. 160 | 2006 | Creative Books

Canadian Women’s Writings analyses the writing of four First Nation (such as the Indians, Metis, Innuits) or Native women writers in Canada.

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This book has analyses the decolonizing writing of four of the most prominent contemporary First Nations or Native women writers in Canada, Maria Campbell, Jeannette C. Armstrong, Lee Maracle, and Beatrice Culleton Mosionier. It examines the subversive potential of the self-reflexivity, hybridity of form and genre, mimicry and parody by deploying of relevant contemporary literary theories of post colonialism, feminism, post structuralism and theories from within the cultures. It also looks at the importance of the theorizing of the First Nations writers and critics themselves by alerting the researchers about the inappropriate application and the inadequacy of literary theories to understand these un(der)represented and un(der) appreciated corpus of Canadian First Nations Literature. The book appropriately situates the concepts such as Hertha D.Wong’s “communobiography” and Mikhail Bakhtin’s “novelisation” only to prove at the end that these hybrid form of new writing is a counter discourse to the genre of Western form of autobiographies elsewhere in the globe.

Author:

S Armstrong

Binding:

Hardback

Pages:

160

Year of Publication:

2006

Publisher:

Creative Books

Edition:

First

Condition:

New

Country of Origin:

India

About the Author

The author is currently teaching English Literature at the University of Madras, Chennai, India. He was the Shastri Indo-Canadian Pre-doctoral Fellow during 1999-2000 at the University of Guelph, Canada. He has presented research papers in International Conferences at Sri Lanka, Australia, Italy, the U.S.A and Canada. He has contributed over 10 articles to various publications. His area of specialization is Canadian First Nations writings.

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