2014
DOI: 10.17265/2159-5836/2014.10.004
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Marie-Dominique Boyce

Abstract: This article will study the Quebecois novels of the 1960-1980's and especially the feeling of debt that women had because of the Christian Bible that condemned women as being the sinful Eve responsable for the Fall of Humanity. These novelists from Quebec, Marie-Claire Blais, Anne Hebert, and Gabrielle Roy, show that their female characters are unable to let go of this myth of the incarnation in their bodies of the temptations leading to Sin. Consequently, these heroines show a violent disgust for their bodies…

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