Alice Munro, recipient of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature, is undoubtedly among Canadaas greatest living writers. In this unique, intriguing collection, Brenda Pfaus gives fresh insights into some of Munroas most enduring works: Lives of Girls and Women (1971), Who Do You Think You Are? (1978), Dance of the Happy Shades (1968), Something Iave Been Meaning to Tell You (1974), and The Moons of Jupiter (1982). This collection of essays reaches from the early years of Munroas career through her prime as a writer, when she penned her most influential works.The narrator in aThe Spanish Ladya wonders when she learns about her husbanda#39;s affair, awhy it is a surprise to find that people ... No wonder she concludes that, awhat we say and feel no longer rings true. ... She feels in the story that something here is not being told because as a former teacher, ashe had a great deal of experience listening to the voices of children who were leaving things out. ... Like Dick in aThanks For The Ride, a Eileen realizes that, asilence is the only possible thing.
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