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Adele Wiseman

Essays on Her Works (Writers Series 7)

by Ruth Panofsky

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Guernica Editions Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Collections & anthologies of various literary forms,
  • Novels, other prose & writers: from c 1900 -,
  • Women Authors,
  • Literary Collections / Canadian,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • American English,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literary Collections / Essays,
  • Canadian,
  • Essays,
  • Literary Collections,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Canadian,
  • Women and literature,
  • 20th century,
  • Canada,
  • History,
  • Wiseman, Adele

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8550193M
    ISBN 101550711350
    ISBN 109781550711356

    Since Adele Wiseman was Margaret Laurence’s close friend for many many years (remember Ella in The Diviners?? “So you’re going to put me in a book!” wrote Wiseman to Laurence in ), the correspondence between these two contemporaries provides one of the richest threads in the emerging tapestry of Laurence’s life as a writer. Author Adele Wiseman, seen in , grew up on Burrows Avenue in Winnipeg’s North End. Wiseman was born in , and grew up on Burrows Avenue. Her parents were Jewish immigrants from Ukraine.

    Elizabeth Greene's most recent book of poetry is THE DOWAGER EMPRESS: POEMS OF ADELE WISEMAN (Inanna Publications, ). Her other publications include the novel A SEASON AMONG PSYCHICS (Inanna Publications, ), and the poetry books UNDERSTORIES (Inanna Publications, ), MOVING (Inanna Publications, ) and The Iron Shoes (). Her poems, short fiction, and . WISEMAN, ADELEWISEMAN, ADELE (–), Canadian author. Wiseman was born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Her parents had emigrated from the Ukraine in and spent two years in Montreal before settling in Winnipeg's North End, a vibrant enclave of Jewish, German, Ukrainian, and Slavic immigrants. Wiseman earned a B.A. in English and psychology from the University of Manitoba .

    ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 18 cm. Contents: Acknowledgements --Introduction by Ruth Panofsky --"The hand of a murderer, hero, artist, the hand of man": rereading Adele Wiseman's The Sacrifice by Donna Palmateer Pennee --The lurianic background: myths of fragmentation and wholeness in Adele Wiseman's Crackpot by Francis Zichy - . Author of books: The Sacrifice (, novel) Old Markets, New World (, nonfiction) Crackpot (, novel) Old Woman at Play (, biography, of her mother) Memoirs of a Book Molesting Childhood and Other Essays (, essays) Kenji and the Cricket (, juvenile) Puccini and the Prowlers (, juvenile) Do you know something we don't?Born:


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Adele Wiseman was a Canadian author. Her parents were Russian-Jews who emigrated from the Ukraine to Canada, in part, to escape the pogroms that accompanied the Russian Civil War. InWiseman published her first novel, The Sacrifice, which won the Governor General's Award.

Her only other novel, Crackpot, was published in /5. Crackpot, set in the period between two world wars, is Adele Wiseman's comic vision, for all its at satirically, the novel touches on puritanical hypocrisy and the inhumanity of institutions, notably the schools and the welfare system/5(3).

This book was first published in as a first novel for Adele Wiseman who has since died, in Anne Michaels, in her Afterword for the book's publishing, has described Adele as writing as though she knows her characters intimately, and describes them /5.

Kenji and the Cricket [Adele Wiseman] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. `Adele Wiseman's Kenji and the Cricket, which recounts the quest of a Japanese war orphan for a family. Adele Wiseman Hoda, the protagonist of Crackpot, is one of the most captivating characters in Canadian fiction.

Graduating from a tumultuous childhood to a life of prostitution, she becomes a legend in her neighbourhood, a canny and ingenious woman, generous, intuitive, and exuding a wholesome lust for life. Adele’s schooling began at the I. Peretz secular Jewish school. In the multi-ethnic and deeply prejudiced Winnipeg of Wiseman’s youth, the future author found that admitting to being Jewish turned her “into an instant monster” in the eyes of other children.

Solace was to be found in the family and in the world of books. Adele Wiseman was a seminal figure in Canadian letters.

Always independent Adele Wiseman book wilful, she charted her own literary career, based on her unfailing belief in her artistic vision. In The Force of Vocation, the first book on Wiseman's writing life, Ruth Panofsky.

I think I read this book many years ago, but returned to it after reading Robert Adams, "A Tribute to Adele Wiseman" in his book, A Love of Reading. Adams described the book as profoundly moving and how Hoda, the daughter of a blind man and a crippled mother who dies while Hoda is still a child, and who becomes the town whore, is/5(2).

1 online resource ( pages): "Adele Wiseman was a seminal figure in Canadian letters. Always independent and wilful, she charted her own literary career, based on her unfailing belief in her artistic : The Literary Career of Adele Wiseman, by Ruth Panofsky (Author).

Adele Wiseman was a seminal figure in Canadian letters. Always independent and wilful, she charted her own literary career, based on her unfailing belief in her artistic vision.

In The Force of Vocation, the first book on Wisemanís writing life, Ruth Panofsky presents Wiseman as a writer who doggedly and ambitiously perfected. Wiseman's family must be.f her and how grateful we should all be to this gifted and sensitive writer for having glorified our city and country with a really good'book," wrote M.

in the Winnipee; Free Press. l (The recognizable prose is that of Max Freedman, a distinguished Winnipeg journalist, who, amongAuthor: Freda S. Zipursky. Crackpot Adele Wiseman Limited preview - Crackpot Adele Wiseman Limited preview - Crackpot Adele Wiseman Snippet view - View all» About the author () Adele Wiseman was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, in She graduated from the University of Manitoba in and then, to support her commitment to writing, found 5/5(1).

Donna Bennett’s paper, which explores the significance of Memoirs of a Book Molesting Childhood, is the first substantive and important study of that collection of essays.

My own contribution makes public for the first time the correspond­ ence of Margaret Laurence and Adele Wiseman. item 3 The Dowager Empress: Poems of Adele Wiseman (English) Paperback Book Free Shippi - The Dowager Empress: Poems of Adele Wiseman (English) Paperback Book Free Shippi. $ Free shipping.

No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first to write a review. Best Selling in Fiction & Literature. About Adele Wiseman. Adele Wiseman was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, in She graduated from the University of Manitoba in and then, to support her commitment to writing, found employment as a social worker in England, a school teacher in Italy, and More about Adele Wiseman.

The book isn't for all readers. Its emotions have a kind of universality; its characters are vividly brought to life; the background recalls the early Louis Golding books (Magn Street etc.) in the dialogue, the speech patterns, the intimate touches of Jewish home life.

It is a significant achievement for. Crackpot, set in the period between two world wars, is Adele Wiseman's comic vision, for all its darkness.

Somewhat satirically, the novel touches on puritanical hypocrisy and the inhumanity of institutions, notably the schools and the welfare : Adele Wiseman. ADELE WISEMAN AND SINCLAIR ROSS: RETURN ENGAGEMENTS.

BOOKS. George Woodcock. It’s a perpetual source of grievance among Canadian novelists that their audiences — critics and readers alike — are inclined to remember them by one book, or by the books of one particular period, and to ignore or to undervalue the rest of their works.

Adele Wiseman, lifelong writing friend of Margaret Laurence, is best know for her novels, The Sacrifice, winner of the Governor-General’s Award inand Crackpot, Winner of the Canadian Booksellers Association Award in She also wrote essays, plays, and children’s books. Adele Wiseman, novelist (b at Winnipeg, Man 21 May ; d at Toronto, Ont 1 June ).

Wiseman's Russian-Jewish parents emigrated in the early s from the Ukraine to Winnipeg. The landscape of Winnipeg and her Jewish heritage were formative influences on the author; immigrant settlement on the Prairies and second-generation acculturation. Adele Wiseman: an annotated bibliography.

[Ruth Panofsky] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Adele Wiseman; Adele Wiseman; Adele Wiseman: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Panofsky.

Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes.Fathers and Sons The Sacrifice by Adele Wiseman Viking. pp. $ Possibly because it is a first novel, and in some ways better than many first novels, and possibly too because it was written by a serious young woman with a gift for rhetoric, The Sacrifice has been overpraised.

A novel about Jews—idealized, stereotyped, and suffused with a kind of ethnic and domestic sentimentality.Adele Wiseman: An Evening with Adele Wiseman Part 2 (November 19th, ) This recording is from the audio collection of the Jewish Public Library of Montreal and was digitized as part of the Yiddish Book Center's Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library.