Margaret Atwood: A Feminist Poetics by Frank DaveyMargaret Atwood: A Feminist Poetics by Frank Davey

Margaret Atwood: A Feminist Poetics

byFrank Davey

Paperback | January 1, 1984

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Margaret Atwood's writing, according to Davey, reveals not only an extraordinary facility with language, but also a deep mistrust of it as something shaped by an instrumental and largely male culture. Her language directs its readers to a hidden level of itself ? unspoken, symbolic, gestural ? and away from denotative meaning. In discussions of her poetry, fiction, short stories, and criticism, Davey offers a ?glossary' of recurrent Atwood images and symbols that can open this hidden level in nearly all of her writing.
Frank Davey Born in Vancouver, Frank Davey attended the University of British Columbia where he was a co-founder of the avant-garde poetry magazine TISH. Since 1963, he has been the editor-publisher of the poetics journal Open Letter. In addition, he co-founded the world's first on-line literary magazine, SwiftCurrent in 1984....
Title:Margaret Atwood: A Feminist PoeticsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:178 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.5 inPublished:January 1, 1984Publisher:Talon Books Ltd

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0889222177

ISBN - 13:9780889222175