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Pedro Almodovar's Women: The Two Faces of Julieta
Author, 'Kerouac's Spontaneous Poetics'
Pedro Almodovar's' Julieta' is a Complex Mother/Daughter Masterpiece
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'As Good as Gone,' A Conversation with Larry Watson
Author, "The Lovers' Tango"
Cannes 2016: Pedro Almodovar Confronts Loss in "Julieta"
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Bartering With Your Life: A Conversation With Siobhan Adcock
Brandi Megan Granett
Bridget, the main character in Siobhan Adcock's novel,
, faces one of life's hardest questions: what would you give to save your family? To save your life? Adcock spoke to me about the nature of sacrifice, how women barter, and the power of fairy tale.
Why Short Stories Matter Now More Than Ever
If F. Scott Fitzgerald was alive today and writing, his income would be roughly half a million dollars a year. In his prime writing days, Fitzgerald was pulling in well over ten thousand dollars a year on short stories alone.
"Still Alice" - But in a Different Kind of Wonderland
The descent of Alice Howland, Ph.D., is told in month-by-month chapters. Alice's disorientation, hallucinations, confabulations, frustrations, humiliations, and distress are vivid and telling.
Valerie Trueblood and Matters of Life and Death
Author of A Pocket History of Sex in the 20th Century, A Memoi...
Her stories deal frankly with matters of life and death. They are written with the assurance of someone with complete mastery of the form and contain events that feel entirely convincing, in fact, they seem reassuringly
Alice Munro, Mathematician
Professor, Mathematics and History of Science and Technology, ...
Munro's stories sound like ideal math proofs: short and deceptively simple, moving back and forth between foreground (theorems) and background (lemmas), opening out to resolve a web of questions, revealing vistas of far-flung applications.
Who Says Alice Munro Isn't Political?
Her form of social critique isn't showy, and it doesn't involve preaching. Instead, it's about giving voice to a different type of woman: working-class women, older women, mentally-ill women, those women who normally appear only as tropes or stereotypes when they appear at all.
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On Teaching the Work of Alice Munro
Fulbright-Garcia Robles Fellow
Alice Munro's writing, like all great writing, teaches us to be human. It engages big questions in small spaces: What does it mean to be regional? What does it mean to be Canadian? What does it mean to be a mother? What does it mean to be betrayed?
Nobel Winner Was Too Busy To Write Novels
Reading Alice Munro: There Are 15 Books. Start With 'Dear Life'
Editor of HeadButler.com
The lives of little people. We see them on the street, and, if we are curious, we wonder about their lives. Alice Munro does our homework for us -- she inhabits those lives. Her judgments are sure. And tough. And also... human.
The Best Reactions To Alice Munro's Win
The Mexicanadian Threat
Roth and Munro: When Authors Retire
A writer's life cut short -- Keats, Marlowe, the Brontës -- haunts literary history, and the writer's fear of dying prematurely, before fulfilling his potential, once made for some of the West's finest writing. How fittingly modern, then, that writers nowadays could, in effect, live too long.
Who Is The Most Important Contemporary Writer Of Fiction?
Short Stories: Writers Talk About The Form To Anis Shivani
We asked the writers these questions: What do you like about writing short stories, and if you also write novels, how do you compare the writing?
Short Story Month: Addicted to Alice Munro
What is most compelling about Alice Munro's stories is the sense we have of peering into the darkest recesses of people's hearts, eavesdropping, learning their tortured secrets. In an age of reality TV this may seem passé.
Women Dominate Short Story Writing: Who You Should Be Reading
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The 16th Annual Giller Prize and the Future of Literature in a Digital Age
Founder & President of Moxie Media moxiemediaco.com
Last night the 16th annual Giller Prize celebrated excellence in Canadian literature, reminding us of the incredible dedication, passion and talent with which authors in this great nation write.
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