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Margaret Atwood

  • Authors
  • Coral Ann Howells
Textbook

Part of the Modern Novelists book series

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Coral Ann Howells
    Pages 1-19
  3. Coral Ann Howells
    Pages 86-104
  4. Coral Ann Howells
    Pages 105-125
  5. Coral Ann Howells
    Pages 148-160
  6. Coral Ann Howells
    Pages 161-168
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 169-185

About this book

Introduction

Margaret Atwood's versatility as a writer and her use of a variety of novel forms from Gothic romance to science fiction are explored in this comprehensive introductory study of her work. Coral Ann Howells arches over and doubles back between Margaret Atwood's writing from the 1970s to the present day in order to indicate the significant continuities beneath her constant shifts of emphasis. Noted for her strong awareness of her own cultural identity as Canadian and a woman, Atwood's fiction nevertheless challenges the limits of such categories.

Keywords

body corpus fiction gothic identity Inuit novel present science Science Fiction wilderness writing

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