Alice Munro Country, Volume 51: Essays on Her Works I

Struthers (Editor)
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This rich volume begins with a very good-humoured memoir, Alice Munro: Not Bad Short Story Writer, by Munro's renowned Canadian publisher, Douglas Gibson, followed by powerful autobiographical pieces by fiction writer Jack Hodgins, playwright Judith Thompson, poet John B. Lee, poet-playwright-teacher James Reaney, and local historian Reg Thompson. Overall, the twenty contributions to Alice Munro Country, including a previously unpublished interview with Munro by J.R. (Tim) Struthers and a superb essay by George Elliott Clarke on Munro's Lives of Girls and Women, take a cultural or historical or personal approach, while also providing judicious readings of the subtle literary dimensions of key Munro works. By way of a summation of Munro's formidably original achievement, the volume offers a series of three stylistically innovative and analytically insightful essays by Ailsa Cox, Louis K. MacKendrick, and Marianne Micros on Munro's Meneseteung, the one story by a Canadian writer selected for t

Product Details

Price
$29.95  $27.55
Publisher
Guernica Editions Inc
Publish Date
July 01, 2020
Pages
410
Dimensions
6.0 X 1.1 X 8.9 inches | 1.41 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781771834353

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About the Author

J. R. (Tim) Struthers is highly respected nationally and internationally by scholars and creative writers for his work as a bibliographer, an interviewer, a literary critic, an editor, and the publisher of Red Kite Press, J.R.