Standard Name: Atwood, Margaret
Birth Name: Margaret Eleanor Atwood
Nickname: Peggy Atwood
Indexed Name: M. E. Atwood
Well before the end of the twentieth century MA had become one of Canada's leading writers in multiple genres. She now writes for a global audience who read her more than forty novels , poetry,short stories, criticism, lectures, editing of anthologies, and experiments with new, mixed, and digital genres.
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On 23 February an obituary by Margaret Atwood appeared in the London Observer, and one by Carter's friend and publisher Carmen Callil in the Sunday Times.
Sage, Lorna. Angela Carter. Northcote House, 1994.
|death||Eleanor Anne Porden||
This expedition was not his fateful one: he returned to England in 1827, and on 5 November 1828 married his second wife, Jane Griffin .
His last, lost expedition has informed or inspired many artistic...
Stephen, Sir Leslie, and Sidney Lee, editors. The Dictionary of National Biography. Smith, Elder, 1908.
The early version had a protagonist, Christine, who survived the revision only to die in the opening pages of the final, 110,000-word version,
leaving a daughter who is one of four central figures. Alderman dedicated...
“Foyles”. Naomi Alderman. About the Author.
|Family and Intimate relationships||Susanna Moodie|
|Friends, Associates||Carol Shields|
|Intertextuality and Influence||Mary Shelley||
The legacy of Frankenstein is immense and widely diffused. It has been successfully filmed not once but several times, as simple horror movie and as intellectualised retelling with a gruesome birth scene only marginally connected...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Edna O'Brien|
|Intertextuality and Influence||Carol Shields||
She maintains that the emergence of a Canadian Literature narrative has slightly distorted perceptions of SM (whose literary accomplishment she rates only very moderately), but that study of Moodie's four novels can shed light on...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Rosalind Coward||
With essays under such titles as Ideal Homes, Kissing, Naughty but Nice: Food Pornography, and Men's Bodies, Female Desire interrogates the matter-of-fact details and events of everyday life, revealing the complex...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Susanna Moodie||
Roughing It in the Bush is now considered one of the most influential and foundational works of Canadian literature. It has made a deep impression upon many Canadian writers, including Margaret Atwood and Carol Shields
|Leisure and Society||Naomi Alderman||
In spring 2011 NA took a course in running which provided the inspiration for the smartphone game Zombies, Run!
With Margaret Atwood , her mentor on the
Chatfield, Tom. “Escape the marauding zombies . . . and burn calories at the same time”. theguardian.com.
|Literary responses||Carol Shields||
The back cover of the Vintage Canada edition of 1995 quoted Margaret Atwood calling this [o]ne of the best novels I have read . . . deft, funny, poignant, and surprising and beautifully shaped.
Shields, Carol. Swann: A Mystery. Vintage Canada, 1995.
|Literary responses||Naomi Alderman|
|Literary responses||Susan Hill||
Margaret Atwood in the New York Times Book Review called this work less a novel than the portrait of an emotion,
and likened it to a handmade quilt, as an intricate, carefully worked celebration of...
“Contemporary Authors”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Centre-LRC.
26 September 2009
The Guardian newspaper carried a number of poems and short prose pieces commissioned in support of the 10:10 initiative to reduce carbon emissions.