Fondo F0010 - Mordecai Richler fonds.

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CA ACU SPC F0010

Título

Mordecai Richler fonds.

Fecha(s)

  • ca. 1949-2008 (Creación)

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Volumen y soporte

35.92 m of textual records and other material.

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Nombre del productor

(1931 - 2001)

Historia biográfica

Canadian author Mordecai Richler was born in Montreal, Quebec, on January 27, 1931. Died in Montreal on July 3, 2001. He was educated at Sir George Williams College (later Concordia University) for two years. In 1950, he moved to Europe to advance his writing. Richler returned to Montreal in 1952, working briefly at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, then moved to London in 1954. He published seven of his ten novels, as well as considerable journalism, while living in London. In 1972, he and his second wife Florence repatriated permanently with their five children from London to Montreal. Richler was a Companion of the Order of Canada, two-time winner of the Governor General’s Award (1968 and 1971), and winner of the Giller Prize,

His best known works are The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (1959), also turned into film twice, and Barney's Version (1997). His 1970 novel St. Urbain's Horseman and 1989 novel Solomon Gursky Was Here were shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. He is also well known for the Jacob Two-Two children's fantasy series. In addition to his fiction, Richler wrote numerous essays about the Jewish community in Canada, and about Canadian and Quebec nationalism. Richler's Oh Canada! Oh Quebec! (1992), a collection of essays about nationalism and anti-Semitism. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mordecai_Richler and https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/mordecai-richler)

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Acquired between 1974 and 2010.

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Alcance y contenido

Fonds consists of correspondence; manuscripts of novels (The Acrobats;The apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz; Barney's version; A choice of enemies; Cocksure; The Incomparable Atuk; It's harder to be anybody; Jacob Two Two and the dinosaur/meets the hooded fang/spy case; Salomon Gursky was here; Son of a smaller hero; St. Urbain's horseman; Stick your neck out), short stories, articles, essays, reviews, screenplays, stage plays, and radio and television plays; published works; interviews; sound recordings and moving images; photographic prints, promotional materials and ephemera. Also includes Genie and Nellie awards and commemorative plaques.

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Audio visual recordings require digitization to be accessed.

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Text in English and some in French, Hebrew, Italian, German and other languages.

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29 compact audio cassettes; 8 VHS cassettes; 5 open reel; 3 16 mm open reels; 2 CD and 1 DVD.

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1548425

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