Double-Voicing the Canadian Short Story

Double-Voicing the Canadian Short Story

by Laurie Kruk

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780776623245
Publisher: University of Ottawa Press
Publication date: 05/27/2016
Series: Canadian Literature Collection
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 240
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Laurie Kruk is the author of The Voice is the Story: Conversations with Canadian Writers of Short Fiction (Mosaic, 2003), which features six of the eight authors included in Double-Voicing the Canadian Short Story. She is also a well-published poet: Theories of the World (Netherlandic, 1992), Loving the Alien (YSP, 2006) and My Mother Did Not Tell Stories (Demeter, 2012). Associate Professor at Nipissing University in North Bay, Ontario, she specializes in Canadian literature, Native literature, women’s writing and the short story.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements ix

Introduction: Double-Voicing the Canadian Short Story 1

1 Hands and Mirrors: Reflections on Gender in the Short Stories of MacLeod and Findley 25

2 Mothering Sons: Stories by Findley, Hodgins, and MacLeod Uncover the Mother's Double Voice 43

3 Storykeepers: Doubling Family Voice in Stories by King, Senior, MacLeod, and Vanderhaeghe 65

4 Pinking the Triangle, Drawing the Circle: Double-Voicing Family in Findley's Short Fiction 91

5 Various Otherness: Shields, King, Hodgins, and Birdsell Double-Voice the Short Story 111

6 Innovation and Reflection in the New Millennium: The Double Voice in Shields's Short Fiction 133

7 Double-Voicing through the Mariposan Looking Glass 151

L'Envoi: The Bus to North Bay 171

Works Cited 181

Index 199

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