La Sagouine

La Sagouine

by Antonine Maillet
     
 

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In this Canadian classic, a washerwoman fills the stage with the voice of poverty and of pride.

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In this Canadian classic, a washerwoman fills the stage with the voice of poverty and of pride.

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"Grady's translation flows . . . smoothly, capturing the urgency of the character"s unschooled thoughts." — The Walrus

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ISBN-13:
9780889241855
Publisher:
Dundurn Press
Publication date:
01/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
183
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Antonine Maillet is one of Canada's best-known writers. Among her many honours are the Prix Goncourt, which she received for her novel Pélagie-la-charette, the first non-French citizen to do so, and the Governor General's Award for fiction for Don L'Orignal, both available in translation from Goose Lane Editions.

Wayne Grady has translated eight novels and edited six anthologies of short stories. He won the Governor General's Award for his translation of On the Eighth Day by Antonine Maillet and was nominated for the 2005 Governor General's Award for his translation of Francine D'Amour's Return from Africa.

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