Carnivalization in the Post-colonial Texts of Lola Lemire Tostevin and Gail Scotts' Questions of Language and Identity

Sojka, Eugenia; Mauguière, Bénédicte
January 1998
Cultural Identities in Canadian Literature/ Identités Culturell;1998, p151
Book Chapter
An essay from the book "Cultural Identities in Canadian Literature" is presented. It focuses on the problems of language and identity in the texts of two Canadian feminist writers, the Franco-Ontarian Lola Lemire Tostevin, and the Anglo-Quebecer Gail Scott. The orientation of Canadian post-modernist has emerged from the combination of French feminist theory by Quebec feminist writers and critics, and the consequent spread of the new discourse to English Canada and its assimilation by the writers of the emergent language-oriented canon.


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