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Author Rifkind, Candida, 1972-
Title Comrades and critics : women, literature and the Left in 1930s Canada / Candida Rifkind.
Imprint Toronto [Ont.] : University of Toronto Press, [2009]
Saint-Lazare, Quebec : Gibson Library Connections, 2010.
©2009

Subject Canadian literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Women authors, Canadian -- 20th century -- Political and social views.
Socialism and literature -- Canada -- History -- 20th century.
Right and left (Political science) in literature.
Modernism (Literature) -- Canada.
Nineteen thirties.
Description 1 online resource (viii, 268 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-258) and index.
Contents Acknowledgments -- Abbreviations -- Introduction: The Socialist-Modernist Encounter -- Women, Modernism, and Socialism -- Dialectics of Scarcity and Abundance -- The Literary Left and the Field of Cultural Production -- 1 Revolution, Gender, and Third Period Modernism -- Dorothy Livesay and the Third Period -- Communist Periodicals and Counterpublics -- The Revolutionary Chorus -- The Social Work of Documentary Poetry -- 2 The Poet, the Public, and Popular Front Modernism -- The Dustbowl and the Spanish Civil War -- Popular Front Periodicals and Poetics -- Anne Marriott's The Wind Our Enemy: A Modernist Poem -- Anne Marriott's The Wind Our Enemy: A Popular Front Poem -- 3 Leftist Theatre and the Performance of Gender -- The Socialist Stage and Amateur Theatre -- Reconstructing Leftist Performances -- Women and the Communist Stage -- The Comradely Ideal and Social Democratic Drama -- 4 The Novel and Documentary Modernism -- Irene Baird's Waste Heritage and Mass Unemployment -- Documentary Modernism -- Radical Manhood in Waste Heritage -- Writing Women, Reading Men -- Conclusion: New Formations-the Second World War and Beyond.
ISBN 9781442687707 (electronic bk.)
1442687703 (electronic bk.)
0802092675 (print)
9780802092670 (print)
OCLC # 759156590
Additional Format Print version: Rifkind, Candida, 1972- Comrades and critics. Toronto : University of Toronto Press, ©2009 (DLC) 2009290926