A Very Large Soul: Selected Letters from Margaret Laurence to Canadian Writers
This collection of letters from Margaret Laurence to thirty-three Canadian writers is an intensely personal articulation of her development as a writer, and of the accompanying growth of Canadian literature between 1962 and 1986.
Included are letters to Margaret Atwood, Don Bailey, George Bowering, Ernest Buckler, Silver Donald Cameron, Marian Engel, Hubert Evans, Timothy Findley, Gary Geddes, Graeme Gibson, Harold Horwood, Myrna Kotash, Robert Kroetsch, Dennis Lee, Norman Levine, Hugh MacLennan, Joyce Marshall, John Metcalf, Claire Mowat, Alice Munro, Frank Paci, Al Purdy, Janis Rapoport, Will Ready, Mordecai Richler, Gabrielle Roy, Andreas Schroeder, Glen Sorestad, David Watmough, David Williams, Budge Wilson, George Woodcock, and Dale Zieroth, with anecdotal or interpretive remarks.
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