Portrayal of Old Age in Twentieth Century Canadian Novels

Author: Sobkowska-Ashcroft, Irina
Berman, Lorna
Life styles and quality of life of the elderly are described and analyzed, as well as the physical and psychological traits associated with them. Discusses the possible influence of the gender and background of the authors on their portrayal. Contains a synopsis of each novel, showing the role of the elderly along with pertinent information about the author and publication of the work, and two extensive indices.