Marie Laberge's Feminist Existentialism

Dufault, Roseanna Lewis; Mauguière, Bénédicte
January 1998
Cultural Identities in Canadian Literature/ Identités Culturell;1998, p65
Book Chapter
An essay from the book "Cultural Identities in Canadian Literature" is presented. It considers the existentialist element in Marie Laberge's theatrical productions in Canada. Laberge's theme revolves around the questions and crises in male and female relations. Her existentialist tendency emerges as she ponders the consequences of living in fear against the risks of facing the truth. Her characters embrace a sense of freedom. Some of Laberge's productions that are inspired by this theme are "Avec l'hiver qui s'en vient" and "Aurélie, ma soeur."


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