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Hundred-year storm


Hundred-year storm

Lafrenière, Josée (2002) Hundred-year storm. Masters thesis, Concordia University.

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This novel is set in a traditionally agricultural town in Francophone Northern Ontario. The death of a local woman sets in motion a series of incidents that affect the lives of other villagers, particularly the two female protagonists. As the two women make parallel movements to more independent lives, they discover a series of documents pertaining to the past of some of the town's residents. Their understanding of the town's history and of their place within its social order are brought into question. This story explores issues of shifting roles and notions of belonging in a town whose culture is in flux from the older, traditional French-Canadian culture to a contemporary one, influenced by English Canada and American-style media.

Divisions:Concordia University > Faculty of Arts and Science > English
Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Authors:Lafrenière, Josée
Pagination:iv, 309 leaves ; 29 cm.
Institution:Concordia University
Degree Name:M.A.
Thesis Supervisor(s):Byrnes, Terrence
Identification Number:PS 8573 A357H86 2002
ID Code:1830
Deposited By: Concordia University Library
Deposited On:27 Aug 2009 17:22
Last Modified:13 Jul 2020 19:50
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