Mother of the Grass

  • Title: Mother of the Grass
  • Author: Jovette Marchessault Yvonne M. Klein
  • ISBN: 9780889222670
  • Page: 475
  • Format: Paperback
  • Mother of the Grass Born at the end of the first volume in this autobiographical trilogy the little Jovette sets off on her journey across the Land of Permanent Sacrifice in Mother of the Grass Wrenched from her childho
    Born at the end of the first volume in this autobiographical trilogy, the little Jovette sets off on her journey across the Land of Permanent Sacrifice in Mother of the Grass Wrenched from her childhood paradise on the banks of the St Lawrence, she is plunged into the child battering hell of working class Montreal, then later into the despairing din of the factories wherBorn at the end of the first volume in this autobiographical trilogy, the little Jovette sets off on her journey across the Land of Permanent Sacrifice in Mother of the Grass Wrenched from her childhood paradise on the banks of the St Lawrence, she is plunged into the child battering hell of working class Montreal, then later into the despairing din of the factories where she worked as a teenager Her spirit continues to yearn for the light and peace of her childhood by the riverside and this book chronicles her extraordinary journey through the artists cafes and gay bars, the bookstores, and the streets of Montreal in the 1950s and 60s, sustained always by the memory of her grandmother, toward a place by the river where she can write and be Mother of the Grass is at once a brutal portrait of a world dedicated to violence against women and children and a remarkable visionary account of the growth of a major Quebec feminist artist s creative self.

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    About Jovette Marchessault Yvonne M. Klein


    1. Jovette Marchessault Montr al, 9 f vrier 1938 31 d cembre 2012 est une romanci re, po te, dramaturge, peintre et sculpteure qu b coise issue d un milieu ouvrier, d origine Indienne m tisse Montagnais, Innu En tant qu artiste, elle s tait d abord fait remarquer par ses peintures, ses sculptures, et ses fresques, lesquelles ont t pr sent es autant au Qu bec qu Toronto, New York, Paris et Bruxelles Parall lement sa carri re en arts visuels, Marchessault a entrepris l criture d une trilogie romanesque et de nombreux textes dramatiques T moignant de l orientation f ministe de l auteur, ses pi ces de th tre mettent en sc ne des figures importantes de l histoire culturelle et artistique des femmes Gertrude Stein, Natalie Clifford Barney, Ren e Vivien, Ana s Nin, Germaine Gu vremont, etc Ses romans, quant eux, puisent leur force po tique m me les racines culturelles et spirituelles de l auteur Jovette Marchessault a enseign l criture dramatique au f minin au niveau de la ma trise l Universit du Qu bec Montr al UQAM Elle a galement collabor au quotidien Le Devoir, aux magazines La Vie en rose et Ch telaine et la revue La Nouvelle Barre du jour.


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