Farley Mowat | Critical Essay by Wayne Grady

This literature criticism consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis & critique of Farley Mowat.
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Critical Essay by Wayne Grady

Farley Mowat has written twenty-four books since People of the Deer (1952)—which Hugh MacLennan called "the finest thing of its sort to come out of Canada"—and it's a rare and lonely season when no new Mowat graces the stands. This season Peter Davison has saved us with The World of Farley Mowat [a collection of Mowat's work]. Mowat's immense popularity has remained as constant and as changing as his favourite elements, snow and sea…. Adored by the masses and ignored by the critics, Mowat wouldn't have it any other way. He described himself in 1977 as a "storyteller who is far more concerned with reaching his audience than with garnering kudos from the arbiters of literary greatness." When asked more recently where he would place his own work in the mansion of Canadian letters, he bellowed emphatically...

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