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For her contributions as a translator who has brought French-Canadian theatre to a broader English audience, Linda Gaboriau has been named a member of the Order of Canada in 2015.
Linda Gaboriau is an award-winning literary translator based in Montreal. We are honoured to have her on the Talon list, and we are immensely proud of this appointment. Gaboriau most recently translated The Divine: A Play for Sarah Bernhardt by Michel Marc Bouchard, to be published this Fall.
The Order recognizes people in all sectors of Canadian society for outstanding achievement, dedication to the community, and service to the nation. See the full list of 2015 appointments on the website of the office of Canada’s Governor General.
August 12, 2018, is Buy a Quebec Book Day. Celebrate by purchasing a recent Talonbooks book in translation!Friday July 27, 2018 in Meta-Talon
Next year marks the tenth anniversary of Fred Wah’s is a door : to celebrate, Talon takes a look back at how the book got its name.Thursday March 8, 2018 in Meta-Talon
To celebrate International Women’s Day, we asked our staff to recommend favourite Talon books that they felt contributed to the advancement of women and to the feminist literary canon.Tuesday February 6, 2018 in Meta-Talon
By Carl Peters
On Meta-Talon today, please enjoy the full text of the presentation given by Carl Peters at the Modern Languages Association convention in New York City on January 7, 2018. This talk responds to the question posed in the MLA convention session Rhetoric in Post-Factual Times: how to perform textual analysis in a time when facts are no longer the marker of good argumentation. (Peters’s talk is also related to his work on Stein; Peters is recently the author of Studies in Description: Reading Gertrude Stein’s Tender Buttons.)
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