Atwood, Margaret, 1939-

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Margaret Eleanor "Peggy" Atwood was born November 18, 1939 in Ottawa. She earned a B.A. from Victoria College, University of Toronto, and an M.A. from Harvard. She is a novelist, poet, literary critic and a pioneer of Canadian women's writing. While primarily known for her novels and short fiction, she is the author of over fifteen books of poetry as well as numerous children's books. Her work has been translated into many languages and published in more than twenty-five countries. Among her numerous honors and awards are the Booker Prize, a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Molson Award, the Ida Nudel Humanitarian Award, and a Canada Short Fiction Award. In 1986 Ms Magazine named her Woman of the Year. She has served as a Writer-In-Residence and a lecturer at many colleges and universities. She lives in Toronto.

From the description of Margaret Eleanor Atwood Papers. 1953-ongoing. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 219516700

Canadian author.

From the description of My life as a bat [short story] : autograph manuscript signed, typescript with autograph revisions, and computer printout, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870185

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creatorOf Atwood, Margaret, 1939-. Margaret Eleanor Atwood Papers. Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
referencedIn Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill (Firm). Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill records, 1982-2007 (author abstract A-C). University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Skelton, Robin, 1925-1997. Robin Skelton fonds. [1909-1996]. University of Victoria Libraries, UVic
referencedIn Koch, Peter Rutledge. Black Stone Press and Peter Koch, Printer : broadsides and ephemera, 1974-2010. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Brett, Brian. Brian Brett fonds. [ca. 1970-2000]. University of Victoria Libraries, UVic
creatorOf Adamic, Louis, 1899-1951. Hopwood Awards Collection, 1930- University of Michigan
referencedIn Rosenthal, Tom. Andre Deutsch Collection, 1952-1995. The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library
creatorOf Arnheim, Rudolf. Michigan quarterly review records, 1968-2007. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Ruth and Augustus Goetz papers, 1930-1966 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Juneau, Carol A. Through the eyes of the handmaid : a dystopic perspective on fundamentalism in Atwood's The Handmaid's tale / by Carol A. Juneau. University of Houston, Clear Lake, Alfred R. Neumann Library
creatorOf Tarragon Theatre Archives (University of Guelph). Good Bones / by Margaret Atwood ; directed by Urjo Kareda ,1999 - House Program. University of Guelph
referencedIn Walter Lowenfels Papers, Bulk, 1967-1977, circa 1942-circa 1977, (bulk 1967-1977) Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives
creatorOf Langley, Jeff. Five songs for soprano and piano / poems by Margaret Atwood ; music by Jeff Langley. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Piercy, Marge. Office files of The American Poetry Review, 1975-1989. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Atwood, Margaret, 1939-. Office files : of The American Poetry Review, 1979-1982. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn New Yorker records, ca.1924-1984 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Records of, Sojourner, (inclusive), (bulk), 1920-2004, 1975-2002 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Jack Cady Papers, 1932-2004 Pacific Lutheran UniversityArchives and Special Collections Department
referencedIn Parnassus: poetry in review records, 1971-1996 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Marguerite Harris Papers, 1901-1978 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
creatorOf Delbanco, Nicholas. Nicholas Delbanco papers, 1956-<2010>, bulk 1966-2000. University of Michigan
creatorOf University of Guelph. Convocation. Convocation citation, fall 1985. University of Guelph
referencedIn Jack Cady. Jack Cady Papers 1932-2004. Oregon State University Libraries
referencedIn Olsen, Tillie. Tillie Olsen papers, 1930-1990. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Woodberry Poetry Room (Harvard College Library) poetry readings, 1931- (ongoing). Woodberry Poetry Room, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Stratford Festival Collection. Celebrated Writers Series - Kurt Vonnegut, jr., Michael Ondaatje, ichard Wilbur, Timothy Findley, Margaret Atwood, 1994 - poster. University of Guelph
referencedIn Michigan Quarterly Review Records, 1968-2007 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf All About Us/Nous Autres. Canadian Conference of the Arts; Publications, Arts Bulletin '75 / 76, 78/80, Communique May '75 "Women In Art In Canada". Women As Poet, Storyteller. Women In Theatre, Dance Film, Crafts. Inuit Artists. University of Guelph
referencedIn Black Stone Press : papers and ephemera, 1974-1996 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
referencedIn Olsen, Tillie. Papers, 1930-1990 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
referencedIn Castro, Jan Garden. Jan Garden Castro Papers [manuscript]. Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
referencedIn Rich, Adrienne Cecile. Papers, 1927-1999 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Morehead, Patricia. It is dangerous to read newspapers : for voice and piano / Patricia Morehead. Bowling Green State University, BGSU Libraries
creatorOf Theatre Passe Muraille Archives. Grace / by Margaret Atwood, 1979 - unproduced reading script. University of Guelph
creatorOf Atwood, Margaret, 1939-. [Letter] 1981 February 1, Toronto, Ontario [to] Donald L. Ryan, Troy, N.Y. The Sage Colleges Libraries
referencedIn Lott, Lisa K. The female quest : journeys toward re-naming identity and re-claiming wholeness of self in novels by Carson McCullers, Harper Lee, Joan Didion, and Margaret Atwood / by Lisa K. Lott. University of Houston, Clear Lake, Alfred R. Neumann Library
referencedIn Joyce Carol Oates Papers, 1956-2006 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
creatorOf Atwood, Margaret, 1939-. My life as a bat [short story] : autograph manuscript signed, typescript with autograph revisions, and computer printout, [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Dubiel, Joseph. Songs of the transformed : for female voice and contrabass / texts by Margaret Atwood ; music by Joseph Dubiel. Bowling Green State University, BGSU Libraries
creatorOf University of Guelph. Convocation. University of Guelph Convocation, Friday, October the fourth, nineteen hundred and eighty-five, ten a.m., War Memorial Hall. University of Guelph
referencedIn Angela Carter Papers, [1887-2002, nd] British Library: Western Manuscripts
creatorOf CentreStage Theatre Archives. A tribute to Gwendloyn MacEwen, Jan. 20, 1988 - tape. University of Guelph
referencedIn Philobiblion (Victoria, B.C.). Philobiblion fonds. [ca. 1940-1990]. University of Victoria Libraries, UVic
creatorOf Atwood, Margaret, 1939-. A holiday / Margaret Atwood. Smith College, Neilson Library
creatorOf Angela Carter Papers: General correspondence of Angela Carter 1-2, 1970-1992 British Library
referencedIn Chapman, Suzette. Alternative identities : sexual redefinition of women in The last of the Mohicans, Jane Eyre, Democracy, and The handmaid's tale / by Suzette Chapman. University of Houston, Clear Lake, Alfred R. Neumann Library
creatorOf University of Guelph. Convocation. Bound signature books for citations for recipients fo honours given at Convocation, 1984-1989. University of Guelph
creatorOf Porcupine's Quill, Inc. Correspondence When Tim Inkster Was Editor of the Literary Magazine - Seven; University College, University of Toronto, 1970. University of Guelph
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correspondedWith Carter, Angela Olive, 1940-1992 person
associatedWith Castro, Jan Garden. person
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associatedWith Chapman, Suzette. person
associatedWith Delbanco, Nicholas. person
associatedWith Dubiel, Joseph. person
associatedWith Goetz, Ruth person
associatedWith Hammond, Karla, 1939- person
associatedWith Harris, Marguerite, Archives person
associatedWith Jack Cady person
associatedWith Jack Cady person
associatedWith Juneau, Carol A. person
associatedWith Koch, Peter. person
associatedWith Koch, Peter Rutledge. person
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associatedWith Lott, Lisa K. person
correspondedWith Lowenfels, Walter, 1897-1976 person
associatedWith Michigan Quarterly Review. corporateBody
associatedWith Morehead, Patricia. person
correspondedWith New Yorker Magazine, Inc corporateBody
associatedWith Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938- person
associatedWith Olsen, Tillie. person
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associatedWith Piercy, Marge. person
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associatedWith Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915- person
associatedWith Rich, Adrienne Cecile. person
associatedWith Ryan, Donald L. person
associatedWith Skelton, Robin, 1925-1997. person
associatedWith Sojourner (Cambridge, Mass.) corporateBody
associatedWith Stratford Festival Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Tarragon Theatre Archives (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith Theatre Passe Muraille Archives. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Guelph. Convocation. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Guelph. Convocation. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Guelph. Convocation. corporateBody
associatedWith Woodberry Poetry Room (Harvard College Library). corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Canada 00 CA
Ottawa 08 CA
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Authors, Canadian--20th century--manuscripts
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Essayist
Novelists
Poets
Critic
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Birth 1939-11-18

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