Mirrors and witnesses: Gabrielle Roy, Margaret Atwood, and Le Deuxième Sexe
An intertexual, cross-cultural study of the Canadian woman's experience from the Second War and Post-War era through examination of the existential crisis of the feminine situation as addressed by the fiction of Mme. Gabrielle Roy (Bonheur d'occasion, 1945, and Rue Deschambault, 1955), and Ms. Margaret Atwood (Cat's Eye, 1985), considered in relation to Le Deuxième Sexe, (1949) by Mme. Simone de Beauvoir.
Thesis (M.A.) -- Wichita State University, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Dept. of English