Here is a party and an research of 4 Québécois feminist rebels whose self-conscious insurrection opposed to language has positioned them on the leading edge of experimental writing in Quebec. those women—Nicole Brossard, Madeleine Gagnon, Louky Bersianik, and France Theoret—are trying to explode male-dominated language and to build a brand new language and literature of women.
In this primary significant learn in their paintings in English, Karen Gould examines extensive those women’s literary visions and the hot ways that they convey these visions. Gould broadens her book’s attraction by way of exhibiting how those 4 women’s works, in glossy sorts of experimental literature, are formed not just by way of Quebec feminism, politics, and tradition yet by means of American and French affects as well.
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