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By The Writers' Trust of Canada

ISBN-10: 0771089287

ISBN-13: 9780771089282

For someone who loves nice literature -- or aspires to write down it -- this can be an important assortment, packed with perception, knowledge, humour, and candour from Canada's most vital and loved literary figures.

For the earlier twenty-five years, the Writers' belief of Canada's annual lecture sequence, the Margaret Laurence Memorial Lecture, has invited a few of Canada's such a lot admired authors to debate the topic of "A Writer's lifestyles" in entrance in their friends. Hugh MacLennan, Mavis Gallant, Timothy Findley, W.O. Mitchell, Pierre Berton, P.K. web page, Dorothy Livesay, Alistair MacLeod, and Margaret Atwood, between others, have shared the private demanding situations they confronted in forging their
own paths as writers, at a time whilst any such profession used to be nonetheless strange during this state. Intimate, frank, and revealing in tone, their lectures -- amassed for the 1st time in get together of the sequence' twenty-fifth anniversary -- supply a distinct account of a interval while a countrywide writing group was once simply being shaped, and provides us remarkable entry to the heroes and heroines of Canadian literature as they proportion their insights into their paintings, the occupation of writing, the starting to be canon of our literature, and the cultural heritage of our country.

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