Veiled Countries/Lives

Marie-Claire Blais
Translated by Michael Harris

Veiled Countries/Lives are the two discrete series of poems [published in French in 1964] which form the complete poetic oeuvre of Marie-Claire Blais, the prize-winning fiction writer. This is the first time they have appeared in English.

Poetry 1984

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Marie-Claire Blais is a defining figure in Canada&146;s literary landscape, with over 30 books to her credit, including La Belle Bete [Mad Shadows], published when she was twenty, Une Saison dans la vie d'Emmanuel [A Season in the Life of Emmanuel], which is now taught regularly in university and college courses, and Soifs [These Festive Nights], which won the Governor General's Award in 1996.
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