Hugh Garner's Best Stories (Canadian Literature Collection) by Hugh Garner,Emily Robins Sharpe PDF

By Hugh Garner,Emily Robins Sharpe

Hugh Garner’s most sensible Stories acquired the Governor General’s Literary Award for English-language fiction in 1963. the gathering comprises twenty-four tales composed among the past due Nineteen Thirties and the early Sixties and displays the monstrous flux of the mid-century, from the nice melancholy to the Spanish Civil struggle, international battle II, the Civil Rights circulate, and second-wave feminism. Garner takes on concerns starting from anglophone–francophone clash in Canada to racism within the American South, from the disenfranchisement of First international locations humans to the mistreatment of the mentally disabled. top tales is not just amazing for the devastating precision of its prose, but in addition for its contribution to the Spanish Civil warfare literary canon. This re-creation brings brief fiction via Garner into dialog with the broader canon of Canadian and transnational leftist and proletarian literature.

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