Unexpected Fictions (Paperback)
New Icelandic Canadian Writing: New Icelandic Canadian Writing
Turnstone Press, 9780888011442, 98pp.
Publication Date: January 16, 1989
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These nine short stories are written by well-known authors such as W.D. Valgardson, Martha Brooks, David Arnason, Kristjana Gunnars and Betty Jane Wylie. The collection showcases the work of the prairie Icelandic community and is wide-ranging, contemporary, and highly entertaining. The fictions are sometimes comic and sometimes melancholy, in the best tradition of a "round of storytelling." Gunnars' introduction raises questions about the function of fiction and the issues of ethnic writing.
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