The Reality B(ey)ond: Triviality and Profundity in the Novels of Joan Barfoot

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Galda & Wilch, 2002 - Canada - 253 pages
 

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Contents

Abra and Dancing in the Dark
19
Female Homelessness
25
Homecoming Refuge Retreat
42
Duet for Three Family News Charlotte and Claudia Keeping in Touch
53
Sisters in Family News
70
Friendship between Women in Charlotte and Claudia Keeping in Touch
86
Plain Jane
99
Todays Supernatural
100
Reality as Force
141
Heroism in Barfoots Novels
151
Barfoots Literary Modes
165
Conclusion
185
Conversations with Joan Barfoot
199
June 17 1997 C2
207
June 20 1997 C3
212
July 2 1997 C4
218

Sensibility and Passion
112
Happy Endings
123
Some Things about Flying
131
Time and Space as Force
134
Joan Barfoot Biographical Sketch
223
Bibliography
225
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