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Margaret Atwood : a biography

Author: Nathalie Cooke
Publisher: Toronto : ECW Press ; Chicago : Distributed in the U.S. by LPC Group-InBook, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of the intense and driven author profiles her struggles to balance the demands of her art with her commitment to enjoying life.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cooke, Nathalie.
Margaret Atwood.
Toronto : ECW Press ; Chicago : Distributed in the U.S. by LPC Group-InBook, ©1998
(OCoLC)607122645
Named Person: Margaret Atwood; Margaret Eleanor Atwood; Margaret Atwood; Margaret Atwood
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nathalie Cooke
ISBN: 1550223089 9781550223088
OCLC Number: 40460322
Description: 378 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: Literary apprenticeship --
Family values --
Professional training --
Growing concerns about nature --
A Canadian nationalist abroad --
Feminism --
The right balance --
The demands of the muse --
Atwood as muse --
Writing and Harvard --
A wedding --
And teaching too --
On the rise: Margaret Atwood and CanLit --
The rise of CanLit: giving blood --
Dodging the flak --
Another balancing act: fame and motherhood --
Travelling --
Pressures and crises --
Reflections on society --
Taking action --
Reflections on the artist --
Reflections on film --
Death: some reflections --
Of past and present: some reflections --
Reflecting back --
On words and ever onwards.
Responsibility: Nathalie Cooke.
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A biography of the intense and driven author profiles her struggles to balance the demands of her art with her commitment to enjoying life.

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