Michael Ondaatje


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Noun1.Michael Ondaatje - Canadian writer (born in Sri Lanka in 1943)
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Petterson's I Refuse provides this kind of elevated reading experience [as Marilynne Robinson, Michael Ondaatje, Anne Carson]: A seamless emotional alchemy lifts off the page that, in turn, expands a reader's understanding of the human condition.
The literary world has been in a civil war of words since PEN announced last week that Michael Ondaatje, Francine Prose and four other table hosts pulled out from the gala, citing what they say are the offensive cartoons of Muslims in Charlie Hebdo.
MICHAEL ONDAATJE, Francine Prose and at least four other writers have withdrawn from next month's PEN American Centre gala, objecting to the literary and human rights organisation honouring French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.
The Eleventh Glenn Gould Prize Jury included singer, actress and composer Petula Clark, CBE (UK); author and broadcaster The Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson, PC, CC, COM, CMM, CD (Canada); tenor Jay Hunter Morris (United States); arts philanthropist HRH Julie of Luxembourg (Switzerland/United States), Prospero Pictures president, and chairman of the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television Martin Katz (Canada); pipa virtuoso and Grammy Award-nominee Wu Man (China/United States); Booker Prize-winning novelist and poet Michael Ondaatje, OC (Canada); renowned actor, director, and writer Sarah Polley, OC (Canada); and acclaimed soprano Deborah Voigt (United States).
In Stereotype" considers the influential work of Salman Rushdie, Aravind Adiga, Michael Ondaatje, Monica Ali, Mohsin Hamid, and Chetan Bhagat, among others, to illustrate how stereotypes about South Asia provide insight into the material and psychic investments of contemporary imaginative texts: the colonial novel, the transnational film, and the international best-seller.
In Re-Constructing the Fragments of Michael Ondaatje's Works/La diversite et reconstruite de l'oeuvre de Michael Ondaatje, edited by Jean Michel Lacroix, 41-33.
Anthony Minghella's Oscar-winning romantic drama, based on the novel by Michael Ondaatje, starring Ralph Fiennes, Juliette Binoche, Kristin Scott Thomas, Willem Dafoe, Naveen Andrews, Kevin Whately, Colin Firth, Julian Wadham, Clive Merrison and Jurgen Prochnow.
Deshaye focuses on four writers in order to conduct his study: Irving Layton, Leonard Cohen, Michael Ondaatje, and Gwendolyn MacEwen.
Utahns to have opportunity to interact with writers Michael Ondaatje, Terry Tempest Williams, Alan Cheuse, David Lee and Anna Castillo
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.