Canadian Science Fiction Fantasy And Horror

Author: Amy J. Ransom
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3030156850
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Canadian Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror: Bridging the Solitudes exposes the limitations of the solitudes concept so often applied uncritically to the Canadian experience. This volume examines Canadian and Québécois literature of the fantastic across its genres?such as science fiction, fantasy, horror, indigenous futurism, and others?and considers how its interrogation of colonialism, nationalism, race, and gender works to bridge multiple solitudes. Utilizing a transnational lens, this volume reveals how the fantastic is ready-made for exploring, in non-literal terms, the complex and problematic nature of intercultural engagement.

Science Fiction From Qu Bec

Author: Amy J. Ransom
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 078643824X
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This study of French-language science fiction from Canada provides an introduction to the subgenre known as "SFQ" (science fiction from Quebec), demonstrating how these multivolume narratives of colonization and postcolonial societies exploit themes incl

International Who S Who Of Authors And Writers 2004

Author: Europa Publications
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9781857431797
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Provides biographical information on key novelists, authors, playwrights, columnists, journalists, editors, and critics throughout the world.

French Speaking Women Documentarians

Author: Janis L. Pallister
Publisher: Peter Lang
ISBN: 9780820476148
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"French-Speaking Women Documentarians" is a guide for teachers of French and others interested in selecting and researching the work of female French-speaking documentarians. Represented in this book are filmmakers from Canada, various African nations, the Antilles, Lebanon, Switzerland, Belgium, and several other countries, with emphasis on Agnes Varda of France - arguably the greatest female documentarian of all. The book includes information on each filmmaker, classified by country of origin, and lists and describes her works, giving factual information such as date, duration, credits, and synopses, and pointing out critical treatments, both in English and in French, of her most important films. Shorts, docudramas, and works of animation are also discussed, as they, too, reflect history and culture. This guide will lead to the viewing of films that shed understanding on the culture being portrayed and to a greater appreciation of the contribution of French-speaking women filmmakers to this important, if not always objective, film genre."