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Canada's Storytellers Les Grands Écrivains Du Canada: The Gg Literary Award Laureates Les Lauréats Des Prix Littéraires Du Gg (Hardcover)

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For over three-quarters of a century, the Governor General's Literary Awards have been awarded annually in a variety of evolving categories. Fifteen Governors General have served as their patron. The impressive list continues to grow apace: between 1936 and 2018, the awards recognized 719 books in English and French and have been presented to 580 authors, illustrators and translators.

This beautifully illustrated bilingual compendium presents the biographies of all 580 award laureates, many accompanied by stunning archival portraits.

This is the final instalment in Andrew Irvine's remarkable and comprehensive research into what has become a touchstone of Canada's literary culture. Together with Canada's Best and The Governor General's Literary Awards of Canada: A Bibliography, this work provides readers with a definitive overview of this much-loved literary prize.

By itself, Canada's Storytellers is an invaluable reading companion for anyone wanting to be introduced to many of our most influential authors, illustrators and translators working in both French and English over the past decades. It belongs on the shelf of every lover of Canadian literature.



Product Details
ISBN: 9780776628035
ISBN-10: 0776628038
Publisher: University of Ottawa Press
Publication Date: November 26th, 2019
Pages: 800
Language: French