Revisionist Narratology in Ruth Ozeki’s A Tale for the Time Being

Authors

  • Alexander Sarra-Davis University of Toronto

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Published

2024-05-21

How to Cite

Sarra-Davis, A. (2024). Revisionist Narratology in Ruth Ozeki’s A Tale for the Time Being. Studies in Canadian Literature, 48(1), 249–266. Retrieved from https://journals.lib.unb.ca/index.php/SCL/article/view/34176