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Ground Works: Avante-Garde for Thee

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Ground Works celebrates the innovators behind the unruly iconoclasm at work in Canada's best fiction. Sometime between the 1960s and 1980s Canadian society began unbuttoning itself, and our experimental writers helped loosen the threads. This anthology exhibits the first deep breaths. From Leonard Cohen's Beautiful Losers to John Riddell's Pope Leo El Elope (a tale that recounts a papal assassination, using only the letters E, L, O, and P) to the most radical écriture féminine of Audrey Thomas and Gail Scott, Ground Works displays Canadian writing as it's never been seen before. The idea for the anthology was Margaret Atwood's. She introduces Ground Works, and joins forces with avant-garde poet Christian Bök to collect the very best experimental fiction written in English between 1965 and 1985.

About the Author

Christian Bök is an academic and poet whose most recent book, Eunoia, won the prestigious Griffin Poetry Prize in 2002. Margaret Atwood is one of the world's preeminent novelists and the winner of the 2000 Booker Prize.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780887846915
Subtitle:
Avant-Garde for Thee
Editor:
BOK, Christian
Introduction by:
Atwood, Margaret
Introduction:
Atwood, Margaret
Foreword by:
Atwood, Margaret
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Atwood, Margaret
Editor:
Bok, Christian
Author:
Christian B
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Atwood, Margaret
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Bok, Christian
Foreword:
Atwood, Margaret Eleanor
Publisher:
House of Anansi Press
Location:
110 Spadina Ave, #801
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Short Stories (Anthologies)
Subject:
Canadian
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
FICTION / Literary
Subject:
Academic: Trade/Academic: Fiction
Subject:
Anthologies-General
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20030301
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
238
Dimensions:
8 x 6 in 12.5 oz

Related Subjects

Fiction and Poetry » Anthologies » Canadian Literature
Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z

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