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Маргарет Этвуд

Дата рождения: 18. Ноябрь 1939
Другие имена: Margaret Eleanor Atwood

Ма́ргарет Элеано́р Э́твуд — канадская англоязычная писательница, поэтесса, литературный критик, активистка охраны природы и феминистка. Лауреат премии Артура Кларка 1987 года за роман «Рассказ служанки», премии принцессы Астурийской, премии генерал-губернатора Канады , Букеровских премий 2000 и 2019 года , премии Франца Кафки четырежды финалистка Букеровской премии. Относится к наиболее известным современным англоязычным писателям. Компаньон ордена Канады.

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„My trade is courage and atrocities.
I look at them and do not condemn.
I write things down the way they happened,
as near as can be remembered.
I don’t ask why, because it is mostly the same.
Wars happen because the ones who start them
think they can win.“

—  Margaret Atwood, книга Morning in the Burned House

Morning in the Burned House (1995), The Loneliness of the Military Historian
Контексте: Instead of this, I tell
what I hope will pass as truth.
A blunt thing, not lovely.
The truth is seldom welcome,
especially at dinner,
though I am good at what I do.
My trade is courage and atrocities.
I look at them and do not condemn.
I write things down the way they happened,
as near as can be remembered.
I don’t ask why, because it is mostly the same.
Wars happen because the ones who start them
think they can win.

„After a year or two of keeping my head down and trying to pass myself off as a normal person, I made contact with the five other people at my university who were interested in writing“

—  Margaret Atwood

On Writing Poetry (1995)
Контексте: After a year or two of keeping my head down and trying to pass myself off as a normal person, I made contact with the five other people at my university who were interested in writing; and through them, and some of my teachers, I discovered that there was a whole subterranean Wonderland of Canadian writing that was going on just out of general earshot and sight

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