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tomorrow-tamer

Margaret Laurence

tomorrow-tamer

short stories

by Margaret Laurence

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Published by McClelland and Stewart in Toronto, Montreal .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Margaret Laurence.
ContributionsLynne, Broom.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, [1], 243, [3] p.
Number of Pages243
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19165425M

Laurence records that she read this book "with the shock of recognition one sometimes feels when another's words have a specific significance in terms of one's own experiences", and at least one story included in the Tomorrow-Tamer volume — "The Voices of Adamo" — seems to have owed its genesis to Mannoni's analysis. Jean Margaret Laurence CC (née Wemyss; –) was a Canadian novelist and short story writer, and is one of the major figures in Canadian was also a founder of the Writers' Trust of Canada, a non-profit literary organization that seeks to encourage Canada's writing mater: United College.

  The Stone Angel is a fine novel, admirably written and sustained by unfailing insight."—Granville Hicks, Saturday Review " The Stone Angel is a good book because Mrs. Laurence avoids sentimentality and condescension; Hagar Shipley is still passionately involved in /5(8). The ten stories gathered together in The Tomorrow-Tamer are Margaret Laurence’s first published fiction. Set in raucous and often terrifying Ghana, where shiny Jaguars and modern jazz jostle for eminence against fetish figures, tribal rites, and the unchanging beat of jungle drums, the stories tell of individuals, European and African, trying to come to terms with the frightening world.

The Stone Angel is a novel by Canadian writer Margaret published in by McClelland and Stewart, it is perhaps the best-known of Laurence's series of five novels set in the fictitious town of Manawaka, parallel narratives set in the past and the present-day (early s), The Stone Angel tells the story of Hagar Currie : Margaret Laurence. The books are a novel, “The Stone Angel”; a collection of short stories, “The Tomorrow‐Tamer”; and a travel book journal of two years spent in the African desert, “New Wind in a Dry.


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Here Mrs. Laurence is crusading for a peaceful and creative coexistence of cultures, a theme she will later pursue in her autobiographical memoir- New Wind in a Dry Land. In several of the short stories in this collection she examines the European's often faulty adjustment to the new Africa.

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I was surprised “The Stone Angel”, and its counterparts were preceded by short stories about Africa, while Margaret Laurence and her husband lived there.

I hastened to read “The Tomorrow-Tamer”, next. There is no shortage of fiction about Egypt and the north, nor diamonds and politics of the south/5(3). The Tomorrow-Tamer F LAU D. H. Lawrence Sons and Lovers F LAW Stephen Leacock Arcadian Adventures with the Idle Rich Last Leaves Winnowed Wisdom F LEA John Le Carré The Spy Who Came in from the Cold Tinker, Tailer, Soldier, Spy F LEC Gaston Leroux The Phantom of the Opera F LER Ann-Marie MacDonald Fall on your Knees F MACFile Size: 20KB.

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