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The Moslem Wife and Other Stories By Mavis Gallant Mordecai Richler The Moslem Wife and Other Stories Internationally celebrated as among the finest stories written in English today Mavis Gallant s fiction offers a penetrating and powerful vision of contemporary human relationships in Europe and Nort
  • Title: The Moslem Wife and Other Stories
  • Author: Mavis Gallant Mordecai Richler
  • ISBN: 9780771098918
  • Page: 220
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Moslem Wife and Other Stories By Mavis Gallant Mordecai Richler
    The Moslem Wife and Other Stories By Mavis Gallant Mordecai Richler Internationally celebrated as among the finest stories written in English today, Mavis Gallant s fiction offers a penetrating and powerful vision of contemporary human relationships in Europe and North America.The Moslem Wife and Other Stories brings together eleven of Gallant s best stories from over three decades These embody the beauty, irony, and compassion of a masteInternationally celebrated as among the finest stories written in English today, Mavis Gallant s fiction offers a penetrating and powerful vision of contemporary human relationships in Europe and North America.The Moslem Wife and Other Stories brings together eleven of Gallant s best stories from over three decades These embody the beauty, irony, and compassion of a master writer s fictional universe Amid the complex perceptions of the past that haunt her characters, Gallant deploys her sharp comic eye to superb effect in the figures who move through her stories, we catch troubling, fleeting glimpses of our own lives.Selected and with an afterword by Mordecai Richler.From the eBook edition.
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    • Mavis Gallant Mordecai Richler

      Canadian journalist and fiction writer In her twenties, Gallant worked as a reporter for the Montreal Standard She left journalism in 1950 to pursue fiction writing To that end, always needing autonomy and privacy, she moved to France.In 1981, Gallant was honoured by her native country and made an Officer of the Order of Canada for her contribution to literature That same year she also received the Governor General s Award for literature for her collection of stories, Home Truths In 1983 84, she returned to Canada as the University of Toronto s writer in residence In 1991 Queen s University awarded her an honorary LL.D In 1993 she was promoted to Companion of the Order of Canada.In 1989, Gallant was made a Foreign Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters In 2000, she won the Matt Cohen Prize, and in 2002 the Rea Award for the Short Story The O Henry Prize Stories of 2003 was dedicated to her In 2004, Gallant was awarded a Lannan Literary Fellowship.With Alice Munro, Gallant was one of a few Canadian authors whose works regularly appeared in The New Yorker Many of Gallant s stories had debuted in the magazine before subsequently being published in a collection.Although she maintained her Canadian citizenship, Gallant continued to live in Paris, France since the 1950s On November 8, 2006, Mavis Gallant received the Prix Athanase David from the government of her native province of Quebec She was the first author writing in English to receive this award in its 38 years of existence.

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    • This tiny little book fit into my bag so that every day I could read one of these gorgeous short stories Mavis Gallant has such a woman s voice here I just love her style some bohemian notes, a Montr aler for sure The afterword by Mordecai Richler is bittersweet.


    • Gallant is a great chronicler of a particular midcentury kind of consciousness postwar, self conscious but without the lugubrious irony of later writers I wish Canadians would write fewer historical novels and of these She s cosmopolitan and less icy than Munro, though for me Munro edges her out as a stylist.The four stars are for Gallant than this particular collection I didn t love them all While the prose is always crisp, the milieu always well observed, some stories are dull But the final [...]




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