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dc.title Canadian Grim: Life Cycle in Alistair MacLeod's "As Birds Bring Forth the Sun" en
dc.contributor.author Fonfárová, Vladimíra
dc.relation.ispartof Theories and Practices
dc.identifier.isbn 978-80-7454-191-9
dc.date.issued 2012
utb.relation.volume 3
dc.citation.spage 309
dc.citation.epage 315
dc.event.title 3rd International Conference on Anglophone Studies
dc.event.location Zlín
utb.event.state-en Czech Republic
utb.event.state-cs Česká republika
dc.event.sdate 2011-09-07
dc.event.edate 2011-09-08
dc.type conferenceObject
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Univerzita Tomáše Bati ve Zlíně (UTB) cs
dc.publisher Tomas Bata University in Zlín en
dc.relation.uri http://conference.uaa.utb.cz/tp2011/TheoriesAndPractices2011.pdf#page=309
dc.subject Canadian literature en
dc.subject life cycle en
dc.subject death omen en
dc.subject changing seasons en
dc.subject grey clog en
dc.subject Alistair MacLeod en
dc.description.abstract In his short stories, Canadian novelist and short story writer, Alistair MacLeod, frequently depicts a canine entity that abounds in rich symbolism. This paper deals with the role of a large grey dog (referred to in Gaelic as c mar glas), a central figure and a leading symbol in MacLeod's short story "As Birds Bring Forth the Sun." It attempts to demonstrate how its author uses a local Scottish legend from the area of Isle of Skye, in which the dog plays a central role, transforms it to suit the Canadian environment and gives it a universal scope, thereby making it globally relevant. en
utb.faculty Faculty of Humanities
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10563/1003037
utb.identifier.rivid RIV/70883521:28150/12:43868050!RIV13-MSM-28150___
utb.identifier.obdid 43868141
utb.identifier.wok 000310174300031
utb.source d-wok
dc.date.accessioned 2012-11-30T12:14:02Z
dc.date.available 2012-11-30T12:14:02Z
utb.contributor.internalauthor Fonfárová, Vladimíra
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