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Brazilian Journal

Brazilian Journal( )
Author: Page, P. K.
Series title:Collected Works
ISBN:978-0-88984-347-9
Publication Date:Dec 2011
Publisher:Porcupine's Quill, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $27.95
Book Description:

`How could I have imagined so surrealist and seductive a world? One does not like the heat, yet its constancy, its all-surroundingness, is as fascinating as the smell of musk. Every moment is slow, as if under warm greenish water....'

In 1957, Page moved to Brazil with her husband, the Canadian ambassador. The hot, lush landscape was utterly immersive -- and for the next three years Page recorded her life in an intimate, vibrant, startlingly funny journal. Between her at...
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Book Details
Pages:304
Detailed Subjects: Family & Relationships / Marriage & Long-Term Relationships
Travel / South America / Brazil
Literary Criticism / Canadian
Biography & Autobiography / Literary
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5 x 8 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:1.144 Pounds
Author Biography
Page, P. K. (Author)
P. K. Page 1916-2010 P. K. (Patricia Kathleen) Page was born in Dorset, England on November 23, 1916 and moved to Canada in 1919.

She was a founder of the magazine, "Preview" and a scripwriter for the National Film Board. Her work "the Metal and the Flower," won her the Governor General's Award. She has also won the Oscar Blumenthal Award for Poetry, the National Magazine Award, the Canadian Authors' Association Literary Award and the Hubert Evans Prize for "Brazilian Journal." In addition, she was the recipient of the Banff Centre of Fine Arts National Award in 1989 and she is a Life Member of the League of Canadian Poets.

Although most known for her writing, Page is also an artist. She exhibits her paintings under the name P. K. Irwin (as she is the wife of diplomat Arthur Irwin). Her works are in the permanent collections of the National Gallery of Canada and the Art Gallery of Ontario.

She died on January 14, 2010

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