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By Coral Ann Howells

This e-book charts the numerous adjustments in modern Canada's literary profile because the mid-1990s, inside of a context of the recent nationwide rhetoric of multiculturalism. by way of taking a look heavily at a consultant diversity of fictions in English through girls from various ethnocultural backgrounds, Howells examines the complexities embedded inside of Canadian identification. What does 'Refiguring Identities' suggest for those writers, given their person agendas and the a number of association of any woman's id building? a majority of these writers are engaged in rewriting historical past throughout iteration, and Howells argues that woman's fiction negotiates new percentages for cultural switch, introducing extra heterogeneous narratives of id in multi-cultural Canada.

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