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Bibliography of Works about Aritha Van Herk

Cover of Aritha van Herk: Essays on Her Works


Verduyn, Christl, Ed. Aritha Van Herk: Essays on Her Works. Toronto: Guernica Editions, 2001.

Moss, John. Ed. Echoing Silence: Essays on Arctic Narrative. Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press, 1997.

Essays and Chapters in Books

Beeler, Karin. "Re-creating Cassandra and Anna Kerenina: Unheard Voices in Christa Wolf’s Cassandra and Aritha Van Herk’s Places Far from Ellesmere." Critique 36 (1995).

Becker, Susanne. "Ironic Transformations: The Feminine Gothic in Aritha Van Herk’s No Fixed Address." in Double Talking: Essays on Verbal and Visual Ironies in Contemporary Canadian Art and Fiction. Ed. Linda Hutcheon. Toronto: ECW Press, 1992.

Carrera, Isobel. "Caprice and No Fixed Address: Playing with Gender and Genre." Kunapipi 16.1 (1994).

Denisoff, Denis. "Visions of the Nude Lecturer: Aritha Van Herk’s In Visible Ink: Crypto-Fictions." Essays on Canadian Writing 48 (Winter 1992).

Goldman, Marlene. "Go North Young Woman: Representations of the Arctic in the Writings of Aritha Van Herk." Echoing Silence: Essays on Arctic Narrative. Ed. John Moss. Ottawa: U. of Ottawa Press, 1997.

Manera, Mathew. "The Act of Being Read: Fictional Process in Places Far from Ellesmere." Canadian Literature 146 (1995).

Neuman, Shirley. "Writing the Reader, Writing the Self in Aritha Van Herk’s Places Far from Ellesmere." Essays on Canadian Writing 60 (1996).

Verhoven, W.M. "West of Woman, or Where Non Man Has Gone Before: Geofeminism in Aritha Van Herk." Textual Studies in Canada/Etudes Textuelles au Canada 9 (1997).

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