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Mapping Our Selves: Canadian Womens Autobiography Helen M. Buss

Mapping Our Selves: Canadian Womens Autobiography

Helen M. Buss

Published March 31st 1993
ISBN : 9780773509757
Hardcover
248 pages
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Buss supplies a framework for her study by reviewing male-centred theories of identity and some of the ways in which theorists working with womens autobiographical accounts are changing these models. The texts selected by Buss include those byMoreBuss supplies a framework for her study by reviewing male-centred theories of identity and some of the ways in which theorists working with womens autobiographical accounts are changing these models. The texts selected by Buss include those by Elizabeth Simcoe, Susanna Moodie, Anna Jameson, Nellie McClung, Lucy Maud Montgomery, Emily Carr, Laura Salverson, Margaret Laurence, Dorothy Livesay, Daphne Marlatt, Mary Meigs, Maria Campbell, Kristjana Gunnars, and Aritha van Herk. Each section of the book opens with a short autobiographical introduction by Buss, allowing the reader to place the authors critical practice within the context of her sense of her own identity as critic, writer, and woman.