The Madwoman in the Academy: 43 Women Boldly Take on the Ivory Tower

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April 2003



An original and highly subversive critique of the academy by women affiliated with universities and colleges across Canada, The Madwoman in the Academy explores topics familiar to women working in academia around the world: the clash between family and work, the politics of academe, and the rifts between an academic career and political activism. Contributors offer writings in a wide range of genres, including personal essays, poetry, short stories, dialogues, and other innovative formats, daring to confront their experiences with energy, anger, wit, and humour. Ranging from the playful to the painful, The Madwoman in the Academy brings you names well known to literary communities alongside new but feisty voices that will forever change readers' ideas about the relationship between women and the academy.


Deborah Keahey is author of 'Making it Home: Place in Canadian Literature' and 'Waking Blood: Poems'. She currently teaches online English courses for the University of Winnipeg from her home in Prince George. She is a John Hirsh Award recipient. Deborah Schnitzer is the author of 'The Pictorial in Modernist Fiction' and a book of poetry, 'Black Beyond Blue', as well as the co-editor of 'Uncommon Wealth: An Anthology of Poetry in English'. Debbie was also a contributor to 'Dropped Threads: Volume 1'; her piece was excerpted in the National Post. She teaches English literature at the University of Winnipeg.

EAN: 9781552380819
ISBN: 1552380815
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2003
Seitenanzahl: 215 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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