Heart of a Stranger
Travel was closely connected to Margaret Laurence’s creativity. Laurence realized that her travels, especially to Africa, provided her with new perspectives on Canada. Heart of a Stranger, originally published in 1976, is a fascinating travelogue chronicling Laurence's geographical journeys to many lands and historic places. She notes "I saw, somewhat to my surprise, that they are all, in one way or another, travel articles. And by travel, I mean both those voyages which are outer and those voyages which are inner." Laurence writes about her travels to Egypt in "Good Morning to the Grandson of Ramesses the Second," to Scotland in "Road from the Isles," and to Greece in "Sayonara, Agamemnon." In "The Very Best Intentions" Laurence sees herself as a "stranger in a strange land" in Ghana. She reflects on the many places she lived in "Put Out One or Two More Flags," "Down East," "The Shack" and "Where the World Began." Professor Nora Foster Stovel’s new introduction "Heart of a Traveller" explores how Laurence’s experiences in other lands influenced and shaped her writing. She contends that "Heart of a Stranger constitutes a concealed autobiography, for, in chronicling her literal life journey, Laurence also reveals her spiritual odyssey."
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I'd give 4 stars to the last half and 2 stars to the first half, so I'm averaging. I generally prefer personal essays to reports on a given topic, so that may explain my preference for the end. I feel ... Read full review
A Place to Stand
The Very Best Intentions
The Poem and the Spear
The Epic Love of Elmii Bonderii
Good Morning to the Grandson of Ramesses the Second
Captain Pilot Shawkat and Kiplings Ghost
Inside the Idiot
am a Taxi
Living Dangerously by Mail
Upon a Midnight Clear
Open Letter to the Mother of Joe Bass
Man of Our People
The Wild Blue Yonder
Put Out One or Two More Flags
Road from the Isles
Where the World Began
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