A Woman of Her Time

By Louise Dupré
Translated by Liedewy Hawke

A Woman of Her Time
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In this memoir, beloved Montreal author Louise Dupré conjures up the tragedies and joys of her mother’s life against the backdrop of Quebec before, during and after the Quiet Revolution. A compelling read that will expand your understanding of this complex society over the ... Read more


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In this memoir, beloved Montreal author Louise Dupré conjures up the tragedies and joys of her mother’s life against the backdrop of Quebec before, during and after the Quiet Revolution. A compelling read that will expand your understanding of this complex society over the past century.

Louise Dupré

Born in 1949 in Sherbrooke, Quebec, Louise Dupré is a prolific and influential member of Quebec’s vibrant literary scene whose work is becoming increasingly well-known outside Quebec. Both a writer and an educator, Louise has received numerous prizes, distinctions and literary honours, notably her appointment to the Order of Canada in December, 2014, and the 2011 Governor General’s award for her poetry collection Plus haut que les flammes (translated as Beyond The Flames (Guernica, 2014). Primarily a poet, she also writes fiction, theory and plays.

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