Frog Moon by Lola Lemire TostevinFrog Moon by Lola Lemire Tostevin

Frog Moon

byLola Lemire Tostevin

Paperback | June 1, 1993

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Frog Moon combines oral tradition, myth, language, literature, legends, and classic tales to forge one woman's singular history. The contradiction between French and English, between the silent and the censoring world of the convent, the make-believe world of books and folk tales, various locales of northern Ontario, Toronto, and Paris, all collapse into each other in this hybrid novel of stories that reflect the social and cultural dynamics of a woman's heritage. Through textual layering, Tostevin achieves a sense of diversity of purpose and branching growth from a multiplicity of places, voices and traditions, creating a rich tapestry, the colours of which are very much Tostevin's own.

Lola Lemire Tostevin was born in northern Ontario where she spent her childhood. She has lived in Montreal, Edmonton, Fort McMurray, and Paris, France. She now lives with her family in Toronto where she teaches creative writing. She has published four collections of poetry: Colour of her Speech, Gyno-Text, Double Standards, and 'sophi...
Title:Frog MoonFormat:PaperbackDimensions:1 pages, 8.44 × 5.52 × 0.65 inPublished:June 1, 1993Publisher:CORMORANT BOOKS

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0920953611

ISBN - 13:9780920953617

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Editorial Reviews

"Frog Moon brings to life the lost world of French Northern Ontario with myths of a Catholic girlhood, stories of endurance and tribal longings, while at the same time revealing the pain of the narrator's inevitable assimilation in poignantly evocative prose." - Carole Corbeil