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by Félix-Antoine Savard

  • ISBN: 0887721702
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  • Author: Félix-Antoine Savard
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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Harvest House (January 1, 1976)
  • FB2 size: 1940 kb
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Master Of The River book. Details (if other): Cancel. Thanks for telling us about the problem. by. Félix-Antoine Savard.

Félix-Antoine Savard, OC MSRC (August 31, 1896 – August 24, 1982) was a Canadian priest, academic, poet, novelist and folklorist. Born in Quebec City, he grew up in Chicoutimi, Quebec. He received a Bachelor of Arts in 1918 and was ordained a priest in 1922. He occupied several ecclesiastical positions in Charlevoix and Saguenay before founding the parish of Clermont in Charlevoix.

No additional printings listed. NOT an ex library book. Clean interior pages. Dust jacket has 1/2" chipstop front, 1" and shorter tears. Part of the French Writers of Canada series. Seller Inventory 310532.

by Félix-Antoine Savard. Select Format: Paperback. ISBN13:9780887721700.

Félix-Antoine Savard. Flag as Inappropriate André Savard, David Savard, Denis Savard, Ernest Savard, Félix-Antoine Savard. Flag as Inappropriate. a b "Félix-Antoine Savard" (in French). "Lorne Pierce Medal". Royal Society of Canada. André Savard, David Savard, Denis Savard, Ernest Savard, Félix-Antoine Savard.

Roman de Felix-Antoine Savard, qui a fait l'objet de multiples remaniements de la part de l'auteur et dont on recense 5 versions. Félix Antoine Savard. L'écrivain devant son œuvre. Donald N. Smith, Félix Antoine Savard.

Mais sans ces inconvénients, le roman de Savard serait beaucoup trop immaculé. On ne peut pas contester les perfections. Ce sont les défauts qui fascinent.

Menaud Maitre Draveur (French) Mass Market Paperback. by Felix Antoine Savard (Author). Mais sans ces inconvénients, le roman de Savard serait beaucoup trop immaculé.

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Savard, Felix-Antoine, Menaud, maîtredraveur (Master of the River), 568. Sayre, Robert . The Examined Self: Benjamin Franklin, Henry Adams, Henry James, 281; and Franklin, 36. Sayre, Zelda. See Fitzgerald, Zelda Sayre. Scandinavian ethnic novels, 384, 389 -92. Scarborough, Dorothy, 457. Scholarship, postcolonial, 656.

Félix-Antoine Savard While in Clermont, Savard explored the Charlevoix countryside and became well acquainted . While in Clermont, Savard explored the Charlevoix countryside and became well acquainted with the local log drivers.

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Reviews about Master of the river (2):
Nalme
I bought this translation of Ménaud, maître draveur for my wife who doesn't read French. Although there is a minor loss of flavour of the dialogue, by and large the story comes across nicely.
Dark_Sun
The faults of a novel are often more interesting than its virtues. The flaws in an otherwise perfect work of art--person, place or thing--are sometimes precisely what render it more perfect still. Most of us would prefer our friends to have some failings, to remind us that they're human, and because it is the failings which most frequently endear. So the novel, however otherwise impeccable, should have some rough edges, cleverly hidden though they be, to bestow just that requisite touch of asymetry to the whole, without which the fictional world would be lifeless indeed.

`Menaud' has many perfections and cannot fail to stun anyone who approaches it unguarded for the first time. Savard's realistic portrayal of Canadian lumberjacks and trappers in remote northern realms was an authorial feat of the first order when he performed it, and remains so to this day. His depiction of an innate and awakening sense of national identity among ordinary toilers and adventurers of the forests is both sobering and severe. The sensual images of nature which drench every page, almost every line, can never be forgotten and form much of the novel's vividness and charm. And the spareness of Savard's prose, multi-layered as it is and anything but shallow, might serve as a basic school of writing for anyone interested in the art.

Yet the novel has obvious flaws. The constantly reiterated patriotic lines from Louis Hémon, which form the epigraph to the book and run through it as a refrain, become intensely annoying after a chapter or two: they're overdone. Marie, Menaud's daughter, is somewhat undeveloped as a character and one would like to know more: she seems slightly unreal. The use of regional speech is overwhelming to say the least: no lexicon extant could pretend to explain all Savard's words. And the overarching problem remains: even had everyone in the forests risen against `the English', whatever would they have done to resist? Menaud is believeable as an individual, indignant and crazed. As a practical revolutionary he leaves almost everything to be desired.

But without these drawbacks, Savard's novel would be far too pristine. The perfection cannot be argued. It is the faults which intrigue.

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