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The Cambridge Companion to Margaret Atwood


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Publisher : Cambridge University Press
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ISBN 10 : 9781139827317
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Summary Book Review The Cambridge Companion to Margaret Atwood by Coral Ann Howells:

Download or read book The Cambridge Companion to Margaret Atwood written by Coral Ann Howells and published by Cambridge University Press. This book was released on 2006-03-30 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Margaret Atwood's international celebrity has given a new visibility to Canadian literature in English. This Companion provides a comprehensive critical account of Atwood's writing across the wide range of genres within which she has worked for the past forty years, while paying attention to her Canadian cultural context and the multiple dimensions of her celebrity. The main concern is with Atwood the writer, but there is also Atwood the media star and public performer, cultural critic, environmentalist and human rights spokeswoman, social and political satirist, and mythmaker. This immensely varied profile is addressed in a series of chapters which cover biographical, textual, and contextual issues. The Introduction contains an analysis of dominant trends in Atwood criticism since the 1970s, while the essays by twelve leading international Atwood critics represent the wide range of different perspectives in current Atwood scholarship.

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Margaret Atwood's Textual Assassinations


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Publisher : Ohio State University Press
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ISBN 10 : 9780814209295
Pages : 216 pages
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Summary Book Review Margaret Atwood's Textual Assassinations by Sharon Rose Wilson:

Download or read book Margaret Atwood's Textual Assassinations written by Sharon Rose Wilson and published by Ohio State University Press. This book was released on 2003 with total page 216 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:

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Self-fashioning in Margaret Atwood's Fiction


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Publisher : Peter Lang
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ISBN 10 : 0820467642
Pages : 158 pages
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Summary Book Review Self-fashioning in Margaret Atwood's Fiction by Cynthia G. Kuhn:

Download or read book Self-fashioning in Margaret Atwood's Fiction written by Cynthia G. Kuhn and published by Peter Lang. This book was released on 2005 with total page 158 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:

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Margaret Atwood


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Publisher : Camden House
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ISBN 10 : 1571131396
Pages : 372 pages
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Summary Book Review Margaret Atwood by Reingard M. Nischik:

Download or read book Margaret Atwood written by Reingard M. Nischik and published by Camden House. This book was released on 2000 with total page 372 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Novelist, poet, cultural critic, Margaret Atwood is one of the most fascinating, versatile, and productive authors of our time, a superb writer in any genre she chooses to tackle. This book was prepared on the occasion of Atwood's sixtieth birthday in November 1999. Its first aim is therefore to take stock of Atwood's multifarious works and international impact at the height of her creative powers. Secondly, the book serves as a wide-ranging introduction to the writer and her works. Fifteen informative articles written specifically for this volume by Atwood specialists from Canada, the USA, the UK, Germany, and France treat her life and status, her works (up-to-date survey articles on Atwood's novels, short fiction, poetry, and literary and cultural criticism), and important approaches to her works (from the standpoints of gender politics, mythology, ecology, popular culture, constructivism, and Canadian nationalism). A final section on creativity, transmission, and reception includes an interview with Atwood on creativity, statements by some of Atwood's important transmitters, including publishers, editors, literary agents, and translators, and some 15 statements by Atwood's fellow writers, in which they explore her importance for them. A number of photographs of Atwood, several cartoons drawn by her, an up-to-date bibliography of works by and about Atwood, and an index round out the volume. Reingard M. Nischik is Professor of American literature at the University of Konstanz, Germany.

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Margaret Atwood's fairy-tale sexual politics


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Publisher : Univ. Press of Mississippi
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ISBN 10 : 161703424X
Pages : 470 pages
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Download or read book Margaret Atwood's fairy-tale sexual politics written by Sharon Rose Wilson and published by Univ. Press of Mississippi. This book was released on 1993 with total page 470 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:

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Margaret Atwood


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Publisher : Scarecrow Press
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ISBN 10 : 0810866684
Pages : 456 pages
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Summary Book Review Margaret Atwood by Shannon Hengen:

Download or read book Margaret Atwood written by Shannon Hengen and published by Scarecrow Press. This book was released on 2007-05-22 with total page 456 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Authors Shannon Hengen and Ashley Thomson have assembled a reference guide that covers all of the works written by the acclaimed Canadian author Margaret Atwood since 1988, including her novels Cat's Eye, The Robber Bride, Alias Grace, and the 2000 Booker Prize winner, The Blind Assassin. Rather than just including Atwood's books, this guide includes all of Atwood's works, including articles, short stories, letters, and individual poetry. Adaptations of Atwood's works are also included, as are some of her more public quotations. Secondary entries (i.e. interviews, scholarly resources, and reviews) are first sorted by type, and then arranged alphabetically by author, to allow greater ease of navigation. The individual chapters are organized chronologically, with each subdivided into seven categories: Atwood's Works, Adaptations, Quotations, Interviews, Scholarly Resources, Reviews of Atwood's Works, and Reviews of Adaptations of Atwood's Works. The book also includes a chapter entitled 'Atwood on the Web,' as well as extensive author and subject indexes. This new bibliography significantly enhances access to Atwood material, a feature that will be welcomed by university, public, and school librarians. Margaret Atwood: A Reference Guide 1988-2005 will appeal not only to Atwood scholars, but to students and fans of one of Canada's greatest writers.

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Margaret Atwood


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Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
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ISBN 10 : 9781441184504
Pages : 224 pages
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Summary Book Review Margaret Atwood by J. Brooks Bouson:

Download or read book Margaret Atwood written by J. Brooks Bouson and published by Bloomsbury Publishing. This book was released on 2010-11-18 with total page 224 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A collection of original essays by well-known Atwood scholars offering contemporary critical readings and assessments of three well known Atwood texts.

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Margaret Atwood: Crime Fiction Writer


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Publisher : Routledge
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ISBN 10 : 9781317100744
Pages : 242 pages
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Summary Book Review Margaret Atwood: Crime Fiction Writer by Jackie Shead:

Download or read book Margaret Atwood: Crime Fiction Writer written by Jackie Shead and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2016-05-13 with total page 242 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Exploring how Margaret Atwood’s fiction reimagines the figure of the detective and the nature of crime, Jackie Shead shows how the author radically reworks the crime fiction genre. Shead focuses on Surfacing, Bodily Harm, Alias Grace, The Blind Assassin, Oryx and Crake and selected short fiction, showing the ways in which Atwood’s protagonists are confronted by their own collusion in hegemonic assumptions and thus are motivated to investigate and expose crimes of gender, class and colonialism. Shead begins with a discussion of how Atwood’s treatment of crime fiction’s generic elements, particularly those of the whodunit, clue puzzle and spy thriller, departs from convention. Through discussion of Atwood’s metafictive strategies, Shead also examines Atwood’s techniques for activating her readers as investigators who are offered an educative process parallel to that experienced by some of the author’s protagonists. This book also marks a significant intervention in an ongoing debate among Atwood critics that pits the author’s postmodernism against her ethical and humanistic concerns.

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Margaret Atwood


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Publisher : Northcote House Pub Limited
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ISBN 10 : 9780746309438
Pages : 121 pages
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Summary Book Review Margaret Atwood by Marion Wynne-Davies:

Download or read book Margaret Atwood written by Marion Wynne-Davies and published by Northcote House Pub Limited. This book was released on 2010 with total page 121 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book traces the chronological development of Atwood's global reputation from Canadian nationhood to world-wide politics and from the role of women to gender identity. Chapters offer a comprehensive overview of her poetry, novels, shorter fiction, children's books, criticism and experimental multi-genre work. There are more detailed analyses of Atwood's most influential writing, from her first novels such as Surfacing and The Edible Woman, through the works that ensured her international reputation such as The Handmaid's Tale, Cat's Eye and The Robber Bride, to her most recent work, Alias Grace and Oryx and Crake. Wynne-Davies presents these works through an overall understanding of Atwood's intelligence, humour, linguistic dexterity, breadth of vision and ethical integrity.

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The Political in Margaret Atwood's Fiction


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Publisher : Routledge
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ISBN 10 : 9781317020738
Pages : 200 pages
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Summary Book Review The Political in Margaret Atwood's Fiction by Theodore F. Sheckels:

Download or read book The Political in Margaret Atwood's Fiction written by Theodore F. Sheckels and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2016-02-24 with total page 200 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Suggesting that politics and power are at the center of Margaret Atwood's fiction, Theodore F. Sheckels examines Atwood's novels from The Edible Woman to The Year of the Flood. Whether her treatment is explicit as in Bodily Harm and The Handmaid's Tale or by means of an exploration of interiority as in Cat's Eye and The Robber Bride, Atwood's persistent concern is with how the empowered act towards those who are constrained within the political, economic and social institutions that facilitate power dynamics. Sheckels identifies an increasing sophistication in Atwood's exposition of power over time that is revealed in the later novels' engagement with social class, postcolonialism, and a globalism that merges science and commerce as issues relevant to politics and power. Acknowledging that Atwood is not a political theorist but a novelist, Sheckels does not suggest that her work should be viewed as political commentary but rather as a creative treatment of the laudable but ultimately only partially successful ways in which women and other groups resist the constraints placed on them by institutionalized oppression.

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Margaret Atwood's Dystopian Fiction


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Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
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ISBN 10 : 9781443892698
Pages : 230 pages
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Download or read book Margaret Atwood's Dystopian Fiction written by Sławomir Kuźnicki and published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing. This book was released on 2017-05-11 with total page 230 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This volume details Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novels through the themes of the ambivalent ethics of science and technology, the position of women in the male-dominated world, and the ambiguous role played by religion and spirituality. The book’s unique and original approach places Atwood’s fiction within the contemporary world, with all the problems of our fast-changing reality. Furthermore, it provides an excellent reading of her dystopias in a broader, humanist context, with an emphasis on the social, cultural and political issues that have been important for both her, the writer, and us, the readers.

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Food in Margaret Atwood’s Speculative Fiction


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Publisher : Springer Nature
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ISBN 10 : 9783031191688
Pages : 151 pages
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Download or read book Food in Margaret Atwood’s Speculative Fiction written by Katarina Labudova and published by Springer Nature. This book was released on 2022-12-12 with total page 151 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book looks at Margaret Atwood’s use of food motifs in speculative fiction. Focusing on six novels – The Handmaid’s Tale and The Testaments, the Maddaddam trilogy, and The Heart Goes Last – Katarina Labudova explores the environmental, ecological, and cultural questions at play and the possible future scenarios which emerge for humanity’s survival in apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic conditions. Labudova argues that food has special relevance in these novels and that characters’ hunger, limited food choices, culinary creativity and eating rituals are central to Atwood’s depictions of hostile environments. She also links food to hierarchy, dominance and oppression in Atwood’s novels, and foregrounds the problem of hunger, both psychological or physical, caused by pollution and loss of contact with the natural and authentic. The book shows how Atwood’s writing draws from a range of genres, including apocalyptic fiction, science fiction, speculative fiction, dystopia, utopia, fairy tale, myth, and thriller – and how food is an important, highly versatile motif linking these intertextual threads.

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Margaret Atwood and the Labour of Literary Celebrity


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Publisher : University of Toronto Press
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ISBN 10 : 9781442664944
Pages : 232 pages
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Rating : 4.6/5 (494 users download)

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Download or read book Margaret Atwood and the Labour of Literary Celebrity written by Lorraine York and published by University of Toronto Press. This book was released on 2013-05-28 with total page 232 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: For every famous author there is a score of individuals working behind the scenes to promote and maintain her celebrity status. This timely and thoughtful book considers the particular case of internationally renowned writer Margaret Atwood and the active agents working in concert with her, including her assistants and office staff, her publicists, her literary agents, and her editors. Lorraine York explores the ways in which the careers of famous writers are managed and maintained and the extent to which literary celebrity creates a constant tension in these writers’ lives between the need of solitude for creative purposes and the give-and-take of the business of being a writer of significant public stature. Making extensive use of unpublished material in the Margaret Atwood Papers at the University of Toronto, York demonstrates the extent to which celebrity writers must embrace and protect themselves from the demands of the literary world, including by participating in – or even inventing – new forms of technology that facilitate communication from a slight remove. This informative study calls overdue attention to the ways in which literary celebrity is the result not only of a writer’s creativity and hard work, but also of an ongoing collaborative effort among professionals to help maintain the writer’s place in the public eye.

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A Study Guide for Margaret Atwood's "Mushrooms"


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Publisher : Gale, Cengage Learning
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ISBN 10 : 9781410352095
Pages : 25 pages
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Download or read book A Study Guide for Margaret Atwood's "Mushrooms" written by Gale, Cengage Learning and published by Gale, Cengage Learning . This book was released on 2016 with total page 25 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A Study Guide for Margaret Atwood's "Mushrooms," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Poetry for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Poetry for Students for all of your research needs.

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Women's Issues in Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale


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Publisher : Greenhaven Publishing LLC
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ISBN 10 : 9780737757996
Pages : 160 pages
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Rating : 4.5/5 (799 users download)

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Download or read book Women's Issues in Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale written by David Erik Nelson and published by Greenhaven Publishing LLC. This book was released on 2011-10-26 with total page 160 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The Handmaid's Tale depicts a dystopian society in which a religious dictatorship assumes control of the United States, turning the country into the Republic of Gilead. In this new society, women are stripped of autonomy and often relegated to roles such as servant or childbearing maid. Since the book's publication in 1985, it has become a popular point of reference to guard against government interference in women's rights and issues. This informative edition takes a critical look at Atwood's life and writings, with a specific focus on key ideas related to The Handmaid's Tale. The book collects a series of essays pertaining to feminism, sexism, and religious fundamentalism, creating points of discussion for readers that are both modern and relevant. The text also discusses contemporary women's issues and presents perspectives on topics such as surrogacy, same-sex marriage, and modesty.

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A Study Guide for Margaret Atwood's "Half Hanged Mary"


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Publisher : Gale, Cengage Learning
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ISBN 10 : 9781410347596
Pages : 20 pages
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A study guide for Margaret Atwood's "Oryx and Crake"


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Publisher : Gale, Cengage Learning
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ISBN 10 : 9781410320520
Pages : 15 pages
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Download or read book A study guide for Margaret Atwood's "Oryx and Crake" written by Gale, Cengage Learning and published by Gale, Cengage Learning . This book was released on 2015-09-15 with total page 15 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A study guide for Margaret Atwood's "Oryx and Crake", excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students series. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.