Chapter 5: Picaresque Subtexts and Contexts in Margaret Laurence's Narrative. A Generic and Socio-Historical Approach
- Chapter 4: Margaret Laurence: Aspects of Metaphoric Mapping in Narrative. // Selected Essays in English Literatures: British & Canadian;2002, p89
The chapter focuses on the aspects of metaphoric mapping in narrative as illustrated in the major works of author Margaret Laurence. It comments on the concept of mapping by Aritha van Herk as indicated in her article Mapping as Metaphor, published in 1982. It analyzes her story The Loons in A...
- How They Write Us: Accepting and Excepting 'the Jew' in Canadian Fiction. Greenstein, Michael // Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies;Winter2002, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p5
Discusses how Jewish people are depicted in Canadian fiction based on works by Canadian authors. Gwethalyn Graham; Mavis Gallant; Margaret Laurence; Alice Munro; Carol Shields; Ann-Marie MacDonald.
- Six Darn Cows. Boudreau, Tanya // Resource Links;Oct2011, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p6
The article reviews the book "Six Darn Cows," by Margaret Laurence, illustrated by Ann Blades.
- Get That Grin Off Your Face! Branden, Victoria // Books in Canada;Feb94, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p24
Comments on the portrayals of sex by Canadian authors. Criticism on the writing style of Margaret Laurence; Description of the heroines of Margaret Atwood; Consideration of erotic books as boring.
- THE DIVINERS. // New Yorker;7/8/1974, Vol. 50 Issue 20, p79
The article reviews the book "The Diviners," by Margaret Laurence.
- Ethnic Dominance and Difference: The Post-Colonial Condition in Margaret Laurence's The Stone Angel, A Jest of God, and The Diviners. Beeler, Karin E.; Mauguière, Bénédicte // Cultural Identities in Canadian Literature/ IdentitÃ©s Culturell;1998, p25
An essay from the book "Cultural Identities in Canadian Literature" is presented. It examines dialectical tensions between imperial centers and colonized subjects in the Manawaka novels by Canadian author Margaret Laurence. It also examines some occurrences of dominance, difference and hybridity...
- Pï¿½caras: The Modal Approach To the Picaresque. Rodriguez-Luis, Julio // Comparative Literature;Winter79, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p32
Deals with the modal approach to the picaresque fiction type novels. Discussion of the picaresque genre; Information on the picaresque novel 'La picara Justina'; Details of other picaresque novels.
- LANDSCAPE OF MIND IN THE FIRE DWELLERS BY MARGARET LAURENCE. Talebi, Parisa // Golden Research Thoughts;Jan2014, Vol. 3 Issue 7, p1
"Landscape of Mind" discusses the psychological barriers the protagonist faces and about the impact of landscape on The Fire Dwellers (1969) by Margaret Laurence. This novel is about ordinary housewife and depicts the struggle she endures in her way of life. Laurence is aware of the situation of...
- The gypsies of Shadow Point: Meg Merriles, Muray Lees, and Lawrence's The Stone Angel. Stevens, J. David // Journal of Canadian Studies;Winter93, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p88
Discusses the possible role of Murray Lees' appearance in Margaret Laurence's `The Stone Angel' on the shift in Hagar Shipley's internal development. Association of the life story of Murray on those of Hagar; Changes in Hagar's perspective on life and history; Characteristics of Hagar Shipley;...