Post Tagged with: "Hubert Aquin"

Interview with Marc Charron

Interview with Marc Charron

“I would have to admit that two words come to mind: schizophrenic and melancholic. Surely not very positive terms, but then good literature is seldom about sanity and happiness, right?”

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An essay on Hubert Aquin

An essay on Hubert Aquin

The violent power of language and the way Aquin uses that to create his prose style is what most directly unites Next Episode and The Invention of Death. Unique may be an overused word, one which often comes with an unnecessary modifier, but Aquin is just that: unique, utterly mad, yet coherent. Aquin’s prose is a form of logorrhea that finds sense and beauty again and again.

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