Season Of Fury And Wonder by Sharon ButalaSeason Of Fury And Wonder by Sharon Butala

Season Of Fury And Wonder

bySharon Butala

Paperback | May 1, 2019

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There are things that it is impossible to learn when you are young, no matter how much you read and study." The season of fury and wonder, in Sharon Butala's world, is the old age of women. These stories present the lives of old women - women of experience, who've seen much of life, who've tasted of its sweetness and its bitter possibilities, and have developed opinions and come to conclusions about what it all amounts to. These are stories of today's old women, whounderstand that they have been created by their pasts.But there's another layer to this standard-setting example of "cronelit." Not content to rest on her considerable literary laurels, Sharon Butala continues to push the boundaries of her art. The stories in Season of Fury and Wonder are all reactions to other, classic, works of literature that she has encountered and admired. These stories are, in their various ways, inspired by and tributes to works by the likes of Raymond Carver, Willa Cather, James Joyce, Shirley Jackson, Flannery O'Conner, John Cheever, Alan Sillitoe, Ernest Hemmingway, Tim O'Brien, Edgar Allan Poe and Anton Checkov."
Sharon Butala is the author of nineteen books of fiction and nonfiction, numerous essays and articles, some poetry and five produced plays. She published her first novel in 1984, Country of the Heart, which was nominated for the Books in Canada First Novel Award, followed closely by a collection of short stories, Queen of the Headaches...
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Title:Season Of Fury And WonderFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 8.48 × 14.17 × 0.33 inPublished:May 1, 2019Publisher:Coteau BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1550509748

ISBN - 13:9781550509748

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