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Margaret Atwood: Alice Munro's road to Nobel literature prize was not easy

Initially regarded as a housewife whose writing was domestic and boring, elusive perfection drove Canadian to literary stardom
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    Canadian author Alice Munro wins Nobel Prize in Literature - Alice Munro wins the 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature, becoming the first Canadian woman to take the award since its launch in 1901. She tells...

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    Alice Munro Wins Nobel Prize in Literature ~ Love this woman, who gave eloquent voice to the lives of rural and small town Canadian women. ~ "The 82-year-old Canadian short story virtuoso was incredibly Canadian about the honor, remarking that she hopes her win will draw attention to other talented Canadian writers." ~ http://jezebel.com/alice-munro-becomes-13th-woman-to-win-nobel-prize-in-li-1443383641

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Alice Munro, 82, the renowned Canadian short-story writer whose visceral work explores the tangled relationships between men and women, small-town existence and the fallibility of memory, won the 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature. Ms. Munro revolutionized the architecture of short stories, often beginning a story in an unexpected place, then moving backward or forward in time. She brought a modesty and subtle wit to her work...often traced to her background growing up in rural Canada.

Alice Munro (Nobel Prize in Literature 2013) (b. 1931) is a Canadian author writing in English. Munro's work has been described as having revolutionized the architecture of short stories, especially in its tendency to move forward and backward in time.

In 1998, Alice Munro's short story collection The Love of a Good Woman won the Giller Prize. Margaret Atwood offers a stirring celebration of Alice Munro - now a Nobel Prize winner - in the Guardian (www.guardian.co.u...) ... and you can also learn more about her here: www.thecanadianen...

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