Alice MunroBook - 2009
Essays explore the short story writer's focus on themes including complicity, friendship, gender relations, and the natural world.
Facts on File
Through the years, this Canadian writer has emerged as a master of the short story. The compressed and encapsulated energies of the form allow Alice Munro to peel away at the smooth and mundane surfaces that contain her characters' lives to reveal harsher truths within. This acclaimed writer is profiled for the first time in this indispensable series through full-length critical essays that plumb the depths of her rich, fictive worlds. In this work, a chronology of her life, a bibliography of Munro's work, and an index provide valuable information for student researchers.