Alice Munro

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Manchester University Press, 1998 - Literary Criticism - 184 pages
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Alice Munro--Canada's greatest short story writer--creates women's narratives full of silent female knowledge, secrecy, and fascination with local gossip and scandal. This first full-length study of Munro's work explores the appeal of her fictional depictions of small-town Canadian life with their precise attention to social surfaces.

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Contexts and intertexts
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Critical overview and conclusion
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notes
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Coral Ann Howells is Professor of Canadian Literature at Reading University and a former chair of the Margaret Atwood Society.

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