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Description - Places Far from Ellesmere by Aritha van Herk

Internationally acclaimed novelist Aritha van Herk takes geography and fiction and creates of them a geografictioneoa fiction mapped on the lines of geography, a geography following the course of fiction. A new reading of Tolstoy's tragic heroine Anna Karenina and a sojourn at Ellesmere Island come together, and the North becomes an incomparably beautiful place, a living, unread, feminine landscape."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780889950603
ISBN-10: 0889950601
Format: Paperback
(230mm x mm x mm)
Pages: 142
Imprint: Red Deer College Press,Canada
Publisher: Red Deer College Press,Canada
Publish Date: 1-Jun-1992
Country of Publication: Canada

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Author Biography - Aritha van Herk

Aritha van Herk was born in central Alberta, and studied at the University of Alberta. She first rose to international literary prominence with the publication of Judith, which received the Seal First Novel Award and which was published in North America, the United Kingdom and Europe. She is a member of the Royal Society of Canada, and a Professor who teaches Canadian Literature and Creative Writing in the Department of English at the University of Calgary.