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BLAISE, Clark and John METCALF, (eds.). Best Canadian Stories 80. Edited byClark Blaise and John Metcalf. [N.pl.]: (Oberon Press, 1980). First Printi ng. Pp.(2),5-193,(1). 8vo, black cloth with white lettering to spine. "'Best Canadian Stories' is now ten years old. When the series began in 1971, critics told us the story was dead. Now, ten years later, we have a host of imitators and Oberon is busy publishing fiction of all kinds. As markets develop, the forms become more sophisticated, the writers more experienced. The present collection contains familiar names like Mavis Gallant, Alice Munro, and Joyce Carol Oates, along with three or four exciting newcomers. Eachthrows new light on the story form and what can be made of it." - from the dustjacket Contents: Martin Avery's "Chinese Gold", Terence Byrnes's "Wint ering Over", Barry Dempster's "A Large K in Kill", Mavis Gallant's "Speck'sIdea" [Grant & Malcolm, Mavis Gallant : An Annotated Bibliography B136], D avid Helwig's "Aria da Capo", Alice Munro's "The Stone in the Field" [Thacker, Alice Munro : An Annotated Bibliography B73], Joyce Carol Oates's "The Reliquary", Leon Rooke's "Devious Strangers", Linda Svendsen's "Esso", and Guy Vanderhaege's "What I Learned from Caesar". Faint brown toning to bottom edge, else very good in nicked dustjacket. 70.00
Title: Best Canadian Stories 80. First Hardcover Edition in dustjacket.
Publisher: Oberon Press, 1980, ISBN:0887503527:
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