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Speaking in the past tense : Canadian novelists on writing historical fiction

Author: Herb Wyile
Publisher: Waterloo : Laurier Univ. Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contains interviews with eleven authors, whose novels are based on events in Canadian history, that take the reader behind the writers' motives for writing about history, their research, differences  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Interviews
Named Person: Joseph Boyden; George Elliott Clarke; Michael Crummey; Wayne Johnston; Heather Robertson; Fred Stenson; Margaret Sweatman; Jane Urquhart; Guy Vanderhaeghe; Thomas Wharton; Rudy Wiebe
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herb Wyile
ISBN: 0889205116 9780889205116
OCLC Number: 255503266
Description: VIII, 327 S. : Ill.
Contents: Introduction; Interviews -- Making History; Walking Where His Feet Can Walk; Confessions of a Historical Geographer; An Afterlife Endlessly Revised; "We Have to Recover Their Bodies"; Ghosts Are Our Allies; History "from the Workingman's End of the Telescope"; Pushing Out the Poison; In the Lair of the Minotaur; The Iceman Cometh Across; The Living Haunt the Dead.
Responsibility: Herb Wyile [Ed.].

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