Bambi and Me by Michel TremblayBambi and Me by Michel Tremblay

Bambi and Me

byMichel TremblayTranslated bySheila Fischman

Paperback | January 1, 1997

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Bambi and Me consists of 12 autobiographical pieces about how movies shaped the young life of Michel Tremblay, one of their biggest fans. Among others, he talks about Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, Cinderella, Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, Parade of the Wooden Soldiers, Orphée and the Night Visitors and about how each led to his discovery of hisemerging emotional sensibilities as a child and an adolescent. In the piece that gives the book its title, he writes: "Did you cry as much as I did at the death of Bambi's mother? Personally, I've never got over it."Bursting with wit, charm, and the profound resonance of youthful self-discovery, Bambi and Me provides Tremblay's many fans with a clear sense of the origins of the talent which has made Michel Tremblay one of the most important and fascinating playwrights and novelists of the 20th century.
Michel Tremblay One of the most produced and the most prominent playwrights in the history of Canadian theatre, Michel Tremblay has received countless prestigious honours and accolades. His dramatic, literary and autobiographical works have long enjoyed remarkable international popularity, including translations of his plays that hav...
Title:Bambi and MeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.5 inPublished:January 1, 1997Publisher:Talon Books LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0889223807

ISBN - 13:9780889223806

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Containing 12 autobiographical pieces, Bambi and Me explains how movies shaped the young life of Michel Tremblay. Bursting with wit, charm and the profound resonance of youthful self-discovery, Bambi and Me shows the origins of the talent of a fascinating 20th-century playwright and novelist.

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"This translation captures the vigour and vinegar of the original."