Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Capturing Women: The Manipulation of Cultural Imagery in Canada's Prairie West” as Want to Read:
Capturing Women: The Manipulation of Cultural Imagery in Canada's Prairie West
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Capturing Women: The Manipulation of Cultural Imagery in Canada's Prairie West

3.29  ·  Rating Details ·  7 Ratings  ·  1 Review
Consisting of a series of stories, events, and episodes, the book highlights shifting patterns, attitudes, and perspectives toward women in the Prairies. One of Carter's overarching themes is that women are seldom in a position to invent or project their own images, identities, or ideas of themselves, nor are they free to fully author their own texts. Focusing on captivity ...more
Paperback, 264 pages
Published October 24th 1997 by McGill-Queen's University Press
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Capturing Women, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Capturing Women

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-20)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Erika
Mar 01, 2010 Erika rated it really liked it
Shelves: history
Just remembered this book when I was thinking about book covers I like. It's a fascinating history of white women-aboriginal relations and societies norms and mores for the two. Especially interesting was Sarah Carters take on the diaries of women who were supposedly captured by aboriginal tribes.
Sarah
Sarah rated it liked it
Dec 07, 2011
Paul Burrows
Paul Burrows rated it really liked it
Jul 06, 2012
Gerhard Ens
Gerhard Ens rated it it was ok
Dec 11, 2013
Zerosense
Zerosense rated it really liked it
Oct 21, 2011
Michelle
Michelle rated it liked it
Oct 12, 2016
Nicole Pepin
Nicole Pepin rated it liked it
Dec 26, 2014
Jbondandrews
Jbondandrews marked it as to-read
Sep 18, 2012
Laura
Laura marked it as to-read
Nov 13, 2016
Rebecca
Rebecca marked it as to-read
Apr 05, 2014
Nicole
Nicole marked it as to-read
Jul 30, 2014
Nouranapps
Nouranapps marked it as to-read
Apr 22, 2016
Sarah
Sarah marked it as to-read
May 26, 2016
Savannah
Savannah marked it as to-read
Jul 07, 2016
Song-yi LEE
Song-yi LEE marked it as to-read
Jul 11, 2016
Iota Rami
Iota Rami marked it as to-read
Aug 02, 2016
Montreallkgmail.Com
Montreallkgmail.Com marked it as to-read
Aug 02, 2016
Jennifer
Jennifer is currently reading it
Sep 08, 2016
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book