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Centring The Margins

Author : Jeff Bursey
ISBN : 9781785354014
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Centring the Margins is a collection of reviews and essays written between 2001 and 2014 of writers from Canada, the United States, the UK, and Europe. Most are neglected, obscure, or considered difficult, and include Mati Unt, Ornela Vorpsi, S.D. Chrostowska, Blaise Cendrars and Joseph McElroy, among others.

Contemporary American Women Poets

Author : Catherine Cucinella
ISBN : 0313317836
Genre : Literary Criticism
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In mapping the achievements of contemporary American women poets, this reference helps liberate them from restrictive conventional views and illustrates the tremendous diversity of their works. Included are alphabetically arranged entries on nearly 70 American women poets who published significant works after 1945.

Centering The Margins

Author : Cynthia Vanden Driesen
ISBN : UOM:39015038019538
Genre : African literature (English)
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Articles on contemporary literature, chiefly about women.

R K Narayan

Author : John Thieme
ISBN : 9781847795366
Genre : Literary Criticism
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R.K. Narayan's reputation as one of the founding figures of Indian writing in English is re-examined in this comprehensive study of his fiction, which offers detailed readings of all his novels. Arguing against views that have seen Narayan as a chronicler of "authentic" Indianness, John Thieme locates his fiction in terms of its specific South Indian contexts and cultural geography and its non-Indian intertexts. The study also considers the effect that Narayan's writing for overseas publication had on novels such as Swami and Friends, The Guide and The Man-Eater of Malgudi. Narayan's imaginary small town of Malgudi has often been seen as a metonym for India. Thieme draws on recent thinking about the ways in which place and space are constructed to demonstrate that Malgudi is always a fractured and transitional site, an interface between older conceptions of Indianness and contemporary views that stress the ubiquitousness and inescapability of change in the face of modernity. The study also shows that Malgudi is seen from varying angles of vision and with shifting emphases at different points in Narayan's career. As well as offering fresh insights into the influences that went into the making of Narayan's fiction, this is the most wide-ranging and authoritative guide to his novels to have appeared to date. It provides a unique account of his development as a writer.

Homecoming Queers

Author : Marivel T. Danielson
ISBN : 9780813548371
Genre : Social Science
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Homecoming Queers provides a critical discussion of the multiple strategies used by queer Latina authors and artists in the United States to challenge silence and invisibility within mainstream media, literary canons, and theater spaces. Marivel T. Danielson's analysis reveals the extensive legacy of these cultural artists, including novelists, filmmakers, students and activists, comedians, performers, and playwrights. By clearly discussing the complexities and universalities of ethnic, racial, sexual, gender, and class intersections between queer Chicana and U.S. Latinas, Danielson explores the multiple ways identity shapes and shades creative expression. Weaknesses and gaps are revealed in the treatment of difference as a whole, within dominant and marginalized communities. Spanning multiple genres and forms, and including scholarly theory alongside performances, films, narratives, and testimonials, Homecoming Queers leads readers along a crucial path toward understanding and overcoming the silences that previously existed across these fields.

The Poetry Of Keki N Daruwalla

Author : Ravi Nandan Sinha
ISBN : 8176462942
Genre : Poetry
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Keki Nasserwanji Daruwalla, b. 1937, Indian English poet.

Essays On Canadian Writing

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ISBN : UCAL:B3901182
Genre : Canadian literature
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Nineteenth Century Literature Criticism

Author : Laurie Lanzen Harris
ISBN : UOM:39015062074516
Genre : Literature, Modern
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Excerpts from criticism of the works of novelists, poets, playwrights, short story writers and other creative writers who lived between 1800 and 1900, from the first published critical appraisals to current evaluations.

African American Writers June Jordan To Richard Wright

Author : Valerie Smith
ISBN : 0684806401
Genre : Literary Collections
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Contains biographical and critical essays on the work of important African American writers.

Revista Mexicana Del Caribe

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ISBN : UOM:39015074320923
Genre : Caribbean Area
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