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Robert Thacker

Robert Thacker wrote his M.A. thesis at Waterloo on Alice Munro way back in 1976. Now the professor of Canadian Studies and English at St. Lawrence University, he was for many years the editor of The American Review of Canadian Studies, and is recognized as the academic authority on Alice Munro.

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Written by WILLA CATHER
Foreword by ROBERT THACKER

Format: Hardcover, 240 pages

Publisher: Everyman's Library

On Sale: 03/26/2013

Price: $13.50

ISBN: 978-0-307-96146-4

Before Willa Cather went on to write the novels that would make her famous, she was known as a poet, the most popular of her poems reprinted many times in national magazines and anthologies. Her first book of poetry, April Twilights, was published in 1903, but Cather significantly revised and expanded it in a 1923 edition entitled April Twilights and Other Poems. This Everyman’s Library edition reproduces for the first time all the poems from both versions of April Twilights, along with a...

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Written by ROBERT THACKER

Format: Trade Paperback, 696 pages

Publisher: Emblem Editions

On Sale: 05/03/2011

Price: $22.99

ISBN: 978-0-771-08510-9

This is the book about one of the world’s great authors, Alice Munro, which shows how her life and her stories intertwine.

For almost thirty years Robert Thacker has been researching this book, steeping himself in Alice Munro’s life and work, working with her co-operation to make it complete. The result is a feast of information for Alice Munro’s admirers everywhere.

By following “the parallel tracks” of Alice Munro’s life and Alice Munro’s texts, he gives a thorough and revealing account of...

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