Margaret eleanor atwood, cc, poet, novelist, critic (born 18 november 1939 in ottawa, on) a varied and prolific writer, margaret atwood is one of canada's major contemporary authors atwood’s writing is noted for its careful craftsmanship and precision of language, which give a sense of inevitability and a resonance to her words. Margaret atwood although margaret atwood's writing style has changed over the years, it's still literal, vivid, and witty her stories have a canadian approach—especially to wilderness—and she writes creative nonfiction and memoir, as well as historical, speculative, science, and dystopian fiction. Margaret atwood, one of the twentieth century's most forceful, innovative poets, novelists, and humanistic cassandras, delights in a connecticut relative, mary webster after being hanged for witchcraft, webster revived and escaped a second date with the noose.
We hope this list introduces you to the finest in canadian writing and gives you a greater appreciation for canadian literature—and all other things canadian 1 margaret atwood. Margaret atwood: the poetry by manijeh mannani best known for her novels, margaret atwood is recognized as one of canada’s most prominent and prolific contemporary writers. Best known for her novels, margaret atwood is recognized as one of canada’s most prominent and prolific contemporary writers atwood’s fame, however, also rests on her voluminous contributions to the genres of poetry and short story. Margaret atwood, in full margaret eleanor atwood, (born november 18, 1939, ottawa, ontario, canada), canadian writer best known for her prose fiction and for her feminist perspective as an adolescent, atwood divided her time between toronto , her family’s primary residence, and the sparsely settled bush country in northern canada , where her father, an entomologist, conducted research.
This biography follows atwood's development as a major figure in the evolution of contemporary canadian literature and culture, and at the same time chronicles the reception of her works and her own ongoing creation of her public persona. Margaret atwood is a fellow of the royal society of canada, has been presented with the order of ontario and the norwegian order of literary merit, and has been awarded sixteen honorary degrees she has lived in many places including canada, england, scotland and france, and currently lives in toronto.
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