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By Christl Verduyn

Christl Verduyn analyses Engel's paintings from a feminist literary standpoint, interpreting Engel's main issue with women's stories and belief of the area, lady id and the social constraints on its improvement, woman subjectivity and self, the mother-daughter dating, and forces opposing women's inventive self-expression. Verduyn offers in-depth readings of either the novels and Engel's reflections on her studies as a girl and a author as present in her own journals and different writings. Verduyn demonstrates the level to which Engel's paintings not just merits to be ranked with the easiest of Canadian literature but in addition enriches our knowing of women's reports and broadens our view of women's worlds. Lifelines makes an immense contribution to Canadian literature, women's reports, and the starting to be style of lifestyles writing.

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