Alice Munro

Coral Ann Howells

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ISBN: 978-0-7190-4559-2
Series: Contemporary World Writers
Subject Area: Literature
BIC Category: Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers
Published: August 1998
198 x 129 mm
208 pages
Publisher: Manchester University Press
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  • This is the first full-length study of Alice Munro's work to be published in Britain. Highlights Munro's distinctive storytelling methods where everything becomes both 'touchable and mysterious'.
    Series Editor's Foreword
    List of Abbreviations
    1. Contexts and intertexts
    2. Ontario Gothic: 'Dance of the Happy Shades' and 'Something I've Meaning to Tell You'
    3. Secrets and Discoveries: 'Lives of Girls and Women'
    4. Only formal connections: 'The Beggar Maid'
    5. Star Maps and Shifting Perspectives: 'The Moons of Jupiter'
    6. The Art of Indeterminacy: 'The Progress of Love'
    7. On lies, secrets and silence: 'Friend of My Youth'
    8. Taking Risks: 'Open Secrets'
    9. Critical overview and conclusion
    Select Bibliography
    Coral Ann Howells is Professor of English and Canadian Literature at the University of Reading
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