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influence of painting on five Canadian writers

Alice Munro, Hugh Hood, Timothy Findley, Margaret Atwood, and Michael Ondaatje

by Cooke, John

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press in Lewiston, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • 20th century,
  • Canada,
  • Ontario
    • Subjects:
    • Atwood, Margaret Eleanor, 1939- -- Knowledge -- Art.,
    • Ondaatje, Michael, 1943- -- Knowledge -- Art.,
    • Findley, Timothy -- Knowledge -- Art.,
    • Munro, Alice -- Knowledge -- Art.,
    • Hood, Hugh -- Knowledge -- Art.,
    • Canadian fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
    • Art and literature -- Canada -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Canadian fiction -- Ontario -- History and criticism.,
    • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.),
    • Painting in literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [233]-246) and index.

      StatementJohn Cooke.
      SeriesCanadian studies ;, v. 10, Canadian studies (Lewiston, N.Y.) ;, v. 10.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9192.6.A78 C66 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 251 p. ;
      Number of Pages251
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL798504M
      ISBN 100773488383, 088946197X
      LC Control Number95034705

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