TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Sojka, Eugenia; Mauguière, Bénédicte
PUB. DATE
January 1998
SOURCE
Cultural Identities in Canadian Literature/ Identités Culturell;1998, p151
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
19348948

 

Related Articles

  • The Formation of a Feminist Counterpublic in the Poetics of Lola Lemire Tostevin and Daphne Marlatt. Morton, Stephen // Contemporary Women's Writing;Dec2007, Vol. 1 Issue 1/2, p151 

    The article analyzes the problem faced by women authors on how to address the public which engage with women's writings as the articulation of a historically situated and embodied knowledge rather than an uncritical form of lyrical self-expression, with reference to the literary work of authors...

  • "to bite the bit between the teeth": Lola Lemire Tostevin's bilingual writing practice. Moyes, Lianne // Textual Studies in Canada;Summer1994, Issue 5, p75 

    The article examines writer Lola Lemire Tostevin's bilingual writing practice. Lola Lemire Tostevin, a Franco-Ontarian who writes in both English and French, and who occasionally translates her own work, makes a textual strategy of speaking with a forked tongue. The double-dealing of her texts...

  • The Other Sister. Soderstrom, Mary // Quill & Quire;Nov2008, Vol. 74 Issue 9, p30 

    The article reviews the book "The Other Sister," by Lola Lemire Tostevin.

  • The Undecidable of écriture féminine. Sim, Stuart; Van Loon, Borin // Introducing Critical Theory;9/ 1/2004, p152 

    The article discusses the theory of French feminist writer Hélène Cixous on écriture féminine. According to the author, the difficulty with this conception is the vagueness of the term itself. It notes that the freedom of manoeuvre created by this vagueness seemed to be appreciated...

  • Great[er] Expectations. MacPherson, Andrea // Canadian Literature;Winter2010, Issue 207, p161 

    Reviews three books. "The Sea Captain's Wife," by Beth Powning; "From This Distance," by Karen McLaughlin; "The Other Sister," by Lola Lemire Tostevin.

  • Highlighting Women's Life--Analysis of Distinguishing Feature of Contemporary Feminine Prose. Rongxiang Chen // Asian Social Science;Mar2011, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p145 

    Feminine prose is a kind of relative existence which is derived from the scope of Feminine literature. It usually refers to such prose works with a certain feminine consciousness and discourse self-consciousness that are written by female writers. Feminine prose is characterized by their...

  • The Collaborative Vision. Barbour, Douglas // Canadian Literature;Autumn2014, Issue 222, p147 

    No abstract available.

  • Feminism for the 21st century. Ryan, Barbara // NWSA Journal;Spring2000, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p181 

    Reviews several books on feminism for the 21st century. Includes `In the Canon's Mouth: Dispatches From the Culture Wars,' by Lillian S. Robinson; `Generations: Academic Feminists in Dialogue,' edited by Devoney Looser and E. Ann Kaplan; `Third Wave Agenda: Being Feminist, Doing Feminism,'...

  • Tormented Souls - A Study on Margaret Laurence's The Jest of God and Anita Desai's Cry, the Peacock. Padmavathy, S.; Florence, S. // Labyrinth: An International Refereed Journal of Postmodern Studi;Jan2013, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p120 

    Canada and India are two different countries replete with cultural pluralism, multiplicity of languages, religion, caste, creed, sect, races and colour ethnic patterns. Despite this cultural diversities the two nation allocate their post-colonial status in their male-dominated societies. Women...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics