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Author Casas, Maria Caridad.

Title Multimodality in Canadian black feminist writing : orality and the body in the work of Harris, Philip, Allen, and Brand / Maria Caridad Casas
Published Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xxxiv, 213 pages) : illustrations
Series Cross cultures : readings in the post/colonial literatures in English ; 112
Cross/cultures ; 112
Contents Writing Creole in the Caribbean diaspora -- Four Canadian writers and their works -- Orality, literacy, and the Derridean sign -- Spelling choices and linguistic mistakes -- A sign theory -- code-switching, projection, and mode -- Mode and non-standard spellings -- Embodied signs of identity -- Concluding thoughts
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Allen, Lillian, 1951- -- Criticism and interpretation.
Brand, Dionne, 1953- -- Criticism and interpretation.
Harris, Claire, 1937- -- Criticism and interpretation.
Philip, Marlene Nourbese, 1947- -- Criticism and interpretation.
Canadian literature -- Black authors -- History and criticism.
Women authors, Black -- Canada -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9042026871 (electronic bk.)
9789042026872 (electronic bk.)