Imagining Ancient Women

byAnnabel LyonIntroduction byCurtis Gillespie

March 23, 2012|
Imagining Ancient Women by Annabel Lyon
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Annabel Lyon''s passion for historical novels and her love of ancient Greece make her lecture on the process of creating characters of historical fiction captivating. She discusses the process of wading through historical sources-and avoiding myriad pitfalls-to craft believable people to whom readers can relate. Finding familiarity with figures from the past and then, with the help of hindsight, discovering their secrets, are the foremost tools of the historical novel writer. Readers interested in the literary creative process and in writing or reading historical fiction will find Lyon''s comments insightful and intriguing.
Annabel Lyon, a Vancouver-based fiction writer and teacher, is the author of several books, including her acclaimed historical novel, The Golden Mean (2009), which was nominated for all three of Canada’s major fiction prizes: the Scotiabank Giller Prize, the Governor General’s Award for English language fiction and the Ro...
Title:Imagining Ancient Women
Product dimensions:68 pages, 8.96 X 5.25 X 0.2 in
Shipping dimensions:68 pages, 8.96 X 5.25 X 0.2 in
Published:March 23, 2012
Publisher:The university of Alberta Press
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780888646293

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