Dangerous writing : the autobiographies of Willa Muir, Margaret Laurence and Janet Frame /

This book examines the literary construction of personal identity through autobiographical narratives by three significant writers analysed together for the first time: the Scottish Willa Muir (1890-1970), the Canadian Margaret Laurence (1926-1987), and the New Zealander Janet Frame (1924-2004). The...

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Main Author: Fuentes-Vásquez, Carmen Luz (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Amsterdam : Rodopi, 2013.
Series:Costerus ; new ser., v. 199.
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Willa Muir; Brief Chronology; Chapter 1: The Writer and the Translator; Chapter 2: The Writer as Mother; Chapter 3: Belonging to the Universe; Margaret Laurence; Brief Chronology; Chapter 4: Motherhood as Gift and Trap; Chapter 5: The Dynamic Concept of Place; Chapter 6: The Craft of the Writer: Vulnerability and Power; Janet Frame; Brief Chronology; Chapter 7: A Place for the Self; Chapter 8: The Writer's Vocation; Chapter 9: In Search of Loneliness; Conclusion; Appendixes.
  • Appendix 1: Willa Muir's TranslationsAppendix 2: Interview with Professor Clara Thomas; Appendix 3: Archives Consulted; Bibliography; Index.