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Alice Munro and her works

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Published by ECW Press in Toronto, Ont .
Written in English



  • Canada


  • Munro, Alice -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Women and literature -- Canada -- History -- 20th century.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementHallvard Dahlie.
LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.M8 Z573 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination42 p. ;
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1928495M
ISBN 100920802699
LC Control Number90142886

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  Dear Life () Excerpt from USA TODAY's review: " Dear Life, Alice Munro's exquisitely calibrated collection of stories, celebrates the essence of Author: Lindsay Deutsch.   “Throughout her life and career, Alice Munro has meditated the life she has lived herself, that she has seen others live, the lives she has known and imagined. Through their complexity, through their clarity, and through their precision, the stories Munro has published capture the very feelings of what it is like to live, to be alive . 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.   Munro's first collection of stories (and first book-length work) was published in as Dance of the Happy Shades; the collection achieved great success in Munro's .

Buy the Paperback Book Alice Munro Everlasting: Essays On Her Works Ii by J.R. (Tim) Struthers at , Canada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. Canadian writer Alice Munro grew up in Wingham, South West Ontario and has written short fiction since Her books consist of collections of short stories, and one book which has been published as a novel, although it is actually a set of inter-linked stories which falls between the two Of Birth: Wingham, Canada. The Canadian writer Alice Munro (born ) is considered to be one of the greatest masters of the short story narrative form. Born in Huron County in southwestern Ontario, where the majority of her fiction is set, her work explores human interrelationships in a dynamic yet uncomplicated style.   In this week's London Review of Books, a sacred Canadian cow was slaughtered. LRB staffer Christian Lorentzen authored a caustic takedown of our very own Alice Munro.

  Alice Munro grew up in Wingham, Ontario, and attended the University of Western Ontario. She has published thirteen collections of stories as well as a novel, Lives of Girls and Women, and two volumes of Selected :   Such is the case for many with Alice Munro: people know they should read her, but have no idea how to break into her oeuvre. Well, if you’re one of those people, you’re in luck. Munro turns 87 tomorrow, which is as good a reason as any (though let’s be clear: no reason is required) to finally delve into some of her work. Munro had begun writing stories as a teenager, and she persevered in her attempt to establish herself as a writer despite years of rejection from publishers and the limitations imposed on her career by the responsibilities of marriage and motherhood. Her first collection of stories was published as Dance of the Happy Shades (). This is the book about one of the world’s great authors, Alice Munro, which shows how her life and her stories intertwine. For almost thirty years Robert Thacker has been researching this book, steeping himself in Alice Munro’s life and work, working with her co-operation to make it by: 9.