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By Coral Ann Howells

This booklet charts the numerous adjustments in modern Canada's literary profile because the mid-1990s, inside a context of the hot nationwide rhetoric of multiculturalism. by means of having a look heavily at a consultant variety of fictions in English through ladies from quite a few ethnocultural backgrounds, Howells examines the complexities embedded inside 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 development? some 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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