By Dawn Thompson
Writing a Politics of Perception bargains new ways to 5 novels via girls writing in Canada. sunrise Thompson analyses those works via an epistemological conception that shifts severe viewpoint in superb ways.
Under attention are classics of Canadian literature, Nicole Brossard's .Picture conception. and Margaret Atwood's .Surfacing., in addition to 3 lesser-known works: Marlene Nourbese Phillip's .Looking for Livingstone., Beatrice Culleton's .In seek of April Raintree., and Régine Robin's .La Québécoite.. Thompson develops a thought of 'holographic memory,' within which texts are performances that invite consistent revision, remodelling, and interplay among narrative, reminiscence, and, possibly, fact. This conception is trained by means of de Lauretis's semiotics of subjectivity, Derrida's memoire radicale, and physicist David Bohm's thought of holographic quantum reality.
Reading those works of Canadian literature via a conception of holographic reminiscence, Thompson effectively combines literary and cultural reviews with out sacrificing one to the opposite. She provides to and creates an alliance among feminist, post-colonial, and marxist concept, furthering political paintings in every one of those components. The interdisciplinary nature of Writing a Politics of Perception will allure students and scholars in numerous fields, together with Canadian and Québec literature, comparative literature, women's stories, cultural stories, philosophy, and the social sciences.