Michael Ondaatje

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Canadian writer (born in Sri Lanka in 1943)

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Her engaging insight makes clear that Margaret Laurence, Michael Ondaatje, Carol Shields and Margaret Atwood's works are some of the most widespread in Spain.
In Spider Blues: Essays on Michael Ondaatje, edited by Sam Solecki, 125-31.
Michael Ondaatje, through the figure of Billy the Kid, and Gwendolyn MacEwen, through T.
His productions usually came with literary pedigrees--1975's "Cuckoo's Nest" was based on Ken Kesey's iconoclastic novel; 1984's "Amadeus" was adapted from Peter Shaffer's stage drama; and 1996's "The English Patient" was based on the Michael Ondaatje novel.
El beshabar (viento negro) --dice Michael Ondaatje, citado por Patricia Camacho Quintos--"es otro viento sombrio y seco procedente del nordeste, del Caucaso".
The following four chapters each focus on a different author: Michael Ondaatje, Carol Shields, Rohinton Mistry, and Yann Martel, each chapter a sequence of literary and cultural analyses integrated with basic biographical information.
Michael Ondaatje, In the Skin of a Lion: A Novel (Toronto: Vintage Canada, 1987), 26.
I cried when I read Sophie's Choice by William Styron, Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks and In the Skin of a Lion by Michael Ondaatje.
Signatories include Michael Ondaatje, Rawi Hage, Shani Mootoo and Gabor Mate.
Michael Ondaatje - Coming Through Slaughter: The novelist and poet creates a fictional portrait of the trumpeter Buddy Bolden from one old photo which may or may not be him, and other scraps of information which could be factual or apocryphal - we'll never know.
Lee Spinks's eponymous critical work on Michael Ondaatje spans most of his oeuvre and works well within the mandate of the Contemporary World Writers series, which is to publish books on "culturally diverse contemporary writers" that offer perspectives on their work that are not defined only by the postcolonial or the postmodern (series editor's foreword).
During his tenure, he introduced a number of new voices to Canadian readers, including Sandra Birdsell, Nino Ricci, and Nell Bissoondath, and he helped bolster the careers of writers such as Alice Munro, Margaret Atwood, Robertson Davies, and Michael Ondaatje.
Edugyan's second novel, Half-Blood Blues, bested (among others) The Cat's Table by Michael Ondaatje for the 2011 Giller Prize.
Michael Ondaatje the Sri-Lankan-Canadian poet and novelist, who spoke on the first morning of the festival, is also a serious editor.