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Barbara Godard , was Historica Chair of Canadian Literature and a professor of English, French, social and political thought, and women's studies at York University. She published widely on Canadian and Quebec cultures and on feminist and literary theory. As translator, she introduced works by Quebec women writers to an English readership, including Nicole Brossard's Picture Theory (1991, revised edition 2006) and France Theoret's The Tangible Word (1991).