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Howells, Coral Ann

Overview
Works: 41 works in 253 publications in 1 language and 7,570 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Handbooks and manuals  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Narrator, Other
Classifications: PR9199.3.A8, 818.5409
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Most widely held works by Coral Ann Howells
Margaret Atwood by Coral Ann Howells( Book )

42 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Margaret Atwood is one of the most popular and enduring literary novelists of the late twentieth century. This introduction covers Atwood's work from the 1970s to the present, drawing out her recurring themes of Canadian identity and the wilderness, the representation of women and female bodies and history and its narration
Love, mystery, and misery : feeling in Gothic fiction by Coral Ann Howells( Book )

25 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The current Gothic revival in literature and film encourages us to look again to the earliest Gothic novels written beween 1790 and 1820, when Gothic was the most popular kind of fiction in England. Dr. Howells proposes a radical reassessment of these novels to emphasize their importance as experiments in imaginative writing. Her object, the study of feeling, is central to Gothic, for its spell consists in the feelings it arouses and exercises. As pseudo-historical fantasy, Gothic fiction embodies contemporary neuroses, especially sexual fears and repressions, which run right through it and ar
The Cambridge companion to Margaret Atwood by Coral Ann Howells( Book )

28 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book provides a critical account of Atwood's writing across the wide range of genres within which she has worked for the past forty years, while paying attention to her Canadian cultural context and the multiple dimensions of her celebrity. The main concern is with Atwood the writer, but there is also Atwood the media star and public performer, cultural critic, environmentalist and human rights spokeswoman, social and political satirist, and mythmaker. This immensely varied profile is addressed in a series of chapters which cover biographical, textual, and contextual issues. The Introduction contains an analysis of dominant trends in Atwood criticism since the 1970s, while the essays by twelve leading international Atwood critics represent the wide range of different perspectives in current Atwood scholarship
Alice Munro by Coral Ann Howells( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study of the work of Alice Munro explores the appeal of her fictions of small-town Canada with their precise attention to social surfaces and their fascination with local gossip and scandal
Private and fictional words : Canadian women novelists of the 1970s and 1980s by Coral Ann Howells( Book )

21 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1987, this is an introductory study of the most widely read Canadian women novelists of the 1970s and 1980s. At its centre lies the question of how the search for a distinctive cultural identity relates to the need for a national cultural identity in the post-colonial era. Coral Ann Howells argues that Canadian women's fiction throughout the period of study represents how the Canadian cultural identity exceeds its geographical limits, and those traditional structures of patriarchal authority need revision if women's alternative views are to be taken into account. Includin
Jean Rhys by Coral Ann Howells( Book )

12 editions published in 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cambridge history of Canadian literature( Book )

19 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Aboriginal writing to Margaret Atwood, this is a complete English-language history of Canadian writing in English and French from its beginnings. Pays special attention to works from the 1960s and after, to multicultural and Indigenous writing, popular literature, and the interaction of anglophone and francophone cultures throughout Canadian history
Contemporary Canadian women's fiction : refiguring identities by Coral Ann Howells( Book )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book charts the significant changes in contemporary Canada's literary profile since the mid-1990s, within a context of the new national rhetoric of multiculturalism. By looking closely at a representative range of fictions in English by women from a variety of ethnocultural backgrounds, Coral Ann Howells examines the complexities embedded within Canadian identity. What does "Refiguring Identities" mean for these writers, given their individual agendas and the multiple affiliations of any woman's identity construction? All these writers are engaged in rewriting history across generations, and Howells argues that women's fiction negotiates new possibilities for cultural change, introducing more heterogeneous narratives of identity in multicultural Canada."--Jacket
Narrative strategies in Canadian literature : feminism and postcolonialism( Book )

8 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Where are the voices coming from? : Canadian culture and the legacies of history( Book )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This collection of essays focuses on Canadian history and its legacies as represented in novels and films in English and French, produced in Canada mainly in the 1980s and 1990s. The approach is both cross-cultural and interdisciplinary, aiming at articulating Canadian differences through a comparison of anglophone and francophone cultures, illustrated by works treating some of the different groups which make up Canadian society - English-Canadian, Quebecois, Acadian, Native, and ethnic minorities. The emphasis is on the problematic representation of Canadianness, which is closely bound up with constructions of history and its legacies - dispossession, criminality, nomadism, Gothicism, the Maritime."--Jacket
The handmaid's tale, Margaret Atwood by Coral Ann Howells( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The novel in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the South Pacific since 1950( Book )

4 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume offers a comprehensive account of the production of English language novels and related prose fiction since 1950 in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the South Pacific. After the Second World War, the rise of cultural nationalism in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand and movements towards independence in the Pacific islands, together with the turn toward multiculturalism and transnationalism in the postcolonial world, has called into question the standard national frames for literary history. This has resulted in an increasing recognition of formerly marginalized peoples and a repositioning of these national literatures in a world literary context. This multi-authored volume explores the implications of such radical change through its focus on the novel and the short story, which model the crises in evolving narratives of nationhood and the reinvention of postcolonial identities. The constant interplay between national and regional specificity and transnational linkages is mirrored in the structure of this volume, where parallel sections on national literatures are situated within a broadly inclusive comparative framework. Shifting socio-political and cultural contexts and their effects on novels and novelists, together with shifts in literary genres (realism, modernism, the Gothic, postmodernism) are traced across these different regions. Attention is given not only to major authors but also to Indigenous and multicultural fiction , children's and young adult novels, and popular fiction. A significant feature of this volume is its extensive treatment of the novel in the South Pacific. Chapters on book publishing, critical reception, and literary histories for all four areas are included in this innovative presentation of a TransPacific postcolonial history of the novel
Margaret Atwood, the Handmaid's Tale : notes by Coral Ann Howells( Book )

9 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Margaret Atwood : the shape-shifter( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Canadian signatures in the feminine by Coral Ann Howells( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Oxford history of the novel in English. Volume 12: The novel in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the South Pacific since 1950( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume offers a comprehensive account of the production of English language novels and related prose fiction since 1950 in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the South Pacific. After the Second World War, the rise of cultural nationalism in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand and movements towards independence in the Pacific islands, together with the turn toward multiculturalism and transnationalism in the postcolonial world, has called into question the standard national frames for literary history. This has resulted in an increasing recognition of formerly marginalised peoples and a repositioning of these national literatures in a world literary context. This multi-authored volume explores the implications of such radical change through its focus on the novel and the short story, which model the crises in evolving narratives of nationhood and the reinvention of postcolonial identities. The constant interplay between national and regional specificity and transnational linkages is mirrored in the structure of this volume, where parallel sections on national literatures are situated within a broadly inclusive comparative framework. Shifting socio-political and cultural contexts and their effects on novels and novelists, together with shifts in literary genres (realism, modernism, the Gothic, postmodernism) are traced across these different regions. Attention is given not only to major authors but also to Indigenous and multicultural fiction , children's and young adult novels, and popular fiction. A significant feature of this volume is its extensive treatment of the novel in the South Pacific. Chapters on book publishing, critical reception, and literary histories for all four areas are included in this innovative presentation of a TransPacific postcolonial history of the novel
The handmaid's tale : notes( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Kentish town packet by Coral Ann Howells( Book )

4 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love : Feeling in Gothic Fiction by Coral Ann Howells( )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Howells, Coral A.

Howells, Coral A. 1939-

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Languages
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The Cambridge companion to Margaret AtwoodAlice MunroThe Cambridge history of Canadian literatureContemporary Canadian women's fiction : refiguring identitiesWhere are the voices coming from? : Canadian culture and the legacies of historyThe handmaid's tale, Margaret Atwood