Remember Me Front Cover

Paperback / softback
ISBN: 9780889222199
Pages: 64
Pub. Date: January 1 1984
Dimensions: 8.5" x 5.5" x 0.25"
Rights: Available: WORLD
Categories
Fiction / FIC027190

  • DRAMA / Canadian
  • FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / General
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / Canadian
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Feminism & Feminist Theory
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / Women Authors
  • FICTION / LGBTQ+ / Lesbian
  • FICTION / Romance / LGBTQ+ / General
  • FICTION / Short Stories (single author)
  • SPORTS & RECREATION / Winter Sports / Hockey
  • FICTION / World Literature / Canada / 20th Century
  • FICTION / Coming of Age
  • FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS

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Remember Me

By Michel Tremblay
Translated by John Stowe

It has been some time since Luc, a 32-year-old actor and Jean-Marc, a 38-year-old French teacher, have seen each other, but the wounds from their seven year love affair are only partially healed. Each of them has current worries as well: Jean-Marc, apparently secure and well off, is tired of the endless procession of insensitive and seductive students; he has also realized that he will never be the great novelist he had hoped to become. He feels, in a word, mediocre. Luc, after years as an obscure stage actor, has found popular success playing “a nut case with a lisp” on a TV sitcom, but along with fame has come an unexpected and unwelcome loss of privacy and a struggle for self-respect. To make matters worse, Luc’s father is dying.

During this evening at Jean-Marc’s house, the two men dredge up the good and the bad memories; they confront each other about past injustices; they examine each other’s grey hairs; finally, they confess their fears and disillusionments and they comfort each other.

“[Tremblay] has entered a new phase of his dramatic art.”
Canadian Literature