The Art of W.O. MitchellBook - 1997
As the Author of this Country's Best-selling Novel, W.O. Mitchell presents an unusual challenge to those who consider Canadian popular culture a contradiction in terms. Magic Lies, an interdisciplinary collection of twenty original essays, celebrates the range of this versatile author whose writing bridges the alleged border between the serious art of the novel and the mass culture of radio and television. It is the first book to take a comprehensive look at the sixty-year career of this post-colonial writer who has transformed the role of the community story-teller into a national mythologizer.
Magic Lies is divided into three section