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A Very Large Soul

Selected Letters of Margaret Laurence

by J.A. Wainwright

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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.

About the Author
J.A. Wainwright is a novelist, poet, and McCulloch Emeritus Professor in English at Dalhousie University. He is the author of a biography of writer Charles Bruce and editor of A Very Large Soul: Selected Letters from Margaret Laurence to Canadian Writers and of Every Grain of Sand: Canadian Perspectives on Ecology and Environment (WLU Press, 2004). His most recent novel is The Confluence (2007).
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