Borrowed Tongues is the first consistent attempt to apply the theoretical framework of translation studies in the analysis of self-representation in life writing by women in transnational, diasporic, and immigrant communities. It focuses on linguistic and philosophical dimensions of translation, showing how the dominant language serves to articula …
The phrase "by, for and about" has served as a basic tenet of cultural policy direction in feminism since the early 1970s. Like "the personal is political" or "global sisterhood" it has operated as a shorthand for certain kinds of thinking about feminist and cultural politics. Unlike the other two, it continues to be used quite widely as a way of g …
A examination on national views of the past, nature, religion, violence and the law, humor, and other topics in the literature of Canada and the United States. A thoughtful analysis with new insights as to why Canadians aren't the same as Americans.
For ten years some of Canada's most innovative and critical writers have published their work inthe literary journal Tessera. With Collaboration in the Feminine, editor Barbara Godard has drawn together selected texts from this important journal to give the reader a sampling of the exciting feminist work to be found in Tessera's pages.
The contribu …
Le mythe de l’infanticide Médée a toujours connu une fortune littéraire et la littérature féminine contemporaine ne fait pas exception. L’analyse comparée de huit textes de femmes de divers horizons tente de cerner les enjeux de cette figure irréductible pour une pensée féministe actuelle sur la maternité, le sujet et l’écriture my …
A Space Odyssey
Nothingness and De/generation
Existence and Death
Neutrality and De/meaning
Lacan and Irigaray: Ethical Lack and Ethical Presence
Out of Oblivion