The First Quarter of the Moon
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BeschreibungFifth in a series of six novels juxtaposes the childhood experiences of the fat woman's son and his gifted cousin.
PortraitMichel TremblayOne of the most produced and the most prominent playwrights in the history of Canadian theatre, Michel Tremblay has received countless prestigious honours and accolades. His dramatic, literary and autobiographical works have long enjoyed remarkable international popularity, including translations of his plays that have achieved huge success in Europe, the Americas and the Middle East. Awards and Recognition*Prix du Grand (2009) "La Traversee de la ville" (Lemeac Editeur Inc.)Blue Metropolis International Literary Grand Prix (2006)Globe and Mail Top 100 Books (2003) "Birth of a Bookworm"Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding New Play (2000) "For the Pleasure of Seeing Her Again"Chalmers Awards (1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1978, 1986, 1989, 2000)Governor General's Performing Arts Award (1999)Molson Prize for Lifetime Achievement in the Arts (1994)Louis-Hemon Prize (1994)Montreal Book Fair Grand Public Prize (1994)Banff Centre National Award (1992)Officer of the Order of Arts and Letters of France (1991)Chevalier of the Order of Quebec (1990)San Francisco Lesbian and Gay Festival Long-Standing Public Service Award (1989)CBC Anik Prize (1988)Athanase-David Lifetime Achievement Prize (1988)Quebec-Paris Prize (1985)Chevalier of Arts and Letters of France (1984) Sheila FischmanBorn in Saskatchewan, Sheila Fischman is a member of the Order of Canada and has a doctorate from the University of Waterloo. A two-time Governor General's Award winner, Fischman has translated from French to English more than a hundred novels by such prominent Quebec writers as Michel Tremblay, Jacques Poulin, Anne Hebert, Francois Gravel, Marie-Claire Blais and Roch Carrier. In 2008, Fischman was awarded the prestigious Molson Prize for her outstanding contributions to Canadian literature.
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 1994
Seitenanzahl: 240 Seiten
Übersetzer/Sprecher: Übersetzt von Sheila Fischman