Intimate Strangers (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
120
Utgivningsdatum
2004-12-01
Förlag
University of Manitoba Press
Dimensioner
184 x 139 x 19 mm
Vikt
204 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9780887551772
Intimate Strangers (inbunden)

Intimate Strangers

The Letters of Margaret Laurence and Gabrielle Roy

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The books of Margaret Laurence and Gabrielle Roy are among the most beloved in Canadian literature. In 1976, when both were at the height of their careers, they began a seven-year written correspondence. Laurence had just published her widely acclaimed The Diviners, for which she won her second Governor-General's Award, and Roy had returned to the centre of the literary stage with a series of books that many critics now consider her richest and most mature works. Although both women had been born and raised in Manitoba - Laurence in Neepawa and Roy in St. Boniface - they met only once, in 1978 at a conference in Calgary. As these letters reveal, their prairie background created a common understanding of place and culture that bridged the differences of age and language. Here Laurence and Roy discuss everything from their own and each other's writing, to Canadian politics, housekeeping, publishing, and their love of nature. With a thoughtful introduction by Paul G. Socken, these lovely and intimate letters record the moving, affectionate friendship between two remarkable women.
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"For admirers of Canadian writers in general and the work of Laurence and Roy in particular, this correspondence is invaluable."--Canadian Literature "... a gem, a small book beautifully produced to take its place as a special treasure on the shelves of Roy and Laurence lovers."--Clara Thomas "Books in Canada "

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Paul Socken teaches French at the University of Waterloo, Canada. He is the editor of Gabrielle Roy Aujourd'hui/Today and the author of The French They Never Taught You.