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Маргарет Этвуд

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

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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 , Букеровской премии 2000 года за роман «Слепой убийца», четырежды финалистка Букеровской премии. Относится к наиболее известным современным англоязычным писателям. Кавалер ордена Канады.

Цитаты Маргарет Этвуд

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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
Context: 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
Context: 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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