Tag Archives: House of Anansi

Reimagining Queer Canadian Women’s Herstory: A Review of Daphne Marlatt’s Novel Ana Historic

For a viscerally experimental and gorgeously postmodern glimpse at queer Canadian women’s herstory, there is no better place to look than Daphne Marlatt’s 1988 novel Ana Historic.  I say postmodern and experimental because the novel undoubtedly is, but this is … Continue reading

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Shani Mootoo’s Valmiki’s Daughter: A Father and Daughter Struggle with Queerness in This Rich Sensual Novel

Any discussion at all of Shani Mootoo I must precede with an acknowledgement that I love, love, LOVE, her writing.  I think she’s one of the most talented writers or artists period whose work I am familiar with—she happens to … Continue reading

Posted in Canadian, Caribbean, Coming-of-age, Fiction, Gay, Lesbian, Postcolonial, Queer, Shani Mootoo, South Asian | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments