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Margaret Atwood was born in Ottawa in 1939, and grew up in northern Quebec and Ontario, and later in Toronto. She has lived in numerous cities in Canada, the U.S., and Europe.

She is the author of more than forty books — novels, short stories, poetry, literary criticism, social history, and books for children. Atwood’s work is acclaimed internationally and has been published around the world. Her novels include The Handmaid’s Tale and Cat’s Eye — both shortlisted for the Booker Prize; The Robber Bride, winner of the Trillium Book Award and a finalist for the Governor General’s Award; Alias Grace, winner of the prestigious Giller Prize in Canada and the Premio Mondello in Italy, and a finalist for the Governor General’s Award, the Booker Prize, the Orange Prize, and the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award; The Blind Assassin, winner of the Booker Prize and a finalist for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award; and Oryx and Crake, a finalist for The Giller Prize, the Governor General’s Award, the Orange Prize, and the Man Booker Prize. Her most recent books of fiction are The Penelopiad, The Tent, and Moral Disorder. She is the recipient of numerous honours, such as The Sunday Times Award for Literary Excellence in the U.K., the National Arts Club Medal of Honor for Literature in the U.S., Le Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in France, and she was the first winner of the London Literary Prize. She has received honorary degrees from universities across Canada, and one from Oxford University in England.

Margaret Atwood lives in Toronto with novelist Graeme Gibson.


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Survival: A Thematic Guide to Canadian Literature

Atwood, Margaret

Toronto: Anansi. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1972. First Edition. Hardcover. 0887847137 . A Good Read ships from Toronto and Niagara Falls, NY - customers outside of North America please allow two to three weeks for delivery. ; Number series on rights page begins with 1 and ends with 72. D/j has some white spots of wear to corners but overall is surpising bright and clean, small nick to upper back tip. Text itself is tight and unmarked with a couple of bumped page corners near the middle, on outer edge of text block front portion is more darkened than back portion.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; Signed by Author .

  • Published: 1972
  • Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
  • Edition: First Edition
  • ISBN: 9780887847134
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Survival

Margaret Atwood

House of Anansi Press, 1972. Book. Fine. Cloth. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine copy in like jacket.First State 72 at the end of numberline.Extremely Rare in this condition.Cricticism on Canadian Literature..

  • Published: 1972
  • Condition: Fine
  • Edition: First Edition
  • ISBN: 9780887847134
Sold by: Jeff Bergman Books ABAA/ILAB
$175.00

Survival - a Thematic Guide

Atwood, Margaret

Toronto, Canada: Anansi, 1972. - correct first issue, without the usual blurbs / reviews on the rear panel - this is the small first printing, before it was tipped as a University text, & reprinted many times, the second printing also has a full number line, & ends with ' 72 ' - this copy with Atwood's early signature in green ink on the fly-leaf, the red of the spine, still red, lightly rubbed at the edges, still a good looking copy - and very scarce, in the correct first issue & signed. Signed by Author. First Edition. Original Wraps. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

  • Published: 1972
  • Condition: Very Good
  • Edition: First Edition
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Survival: A Thematic Guide to Canadian Literature

ATWOOD, Margaret

Toronto: Anansi, 1972. First Canadian Edition. Hardcover. Hardcover. First Canadian Edition. A fine book in a fine dust jacket. This is the first edition but the second state, printed by T. H. Best and with number line ending in 73. An early and innovative guide to Canadian literature. Signed by the author on the title page.

  • Published: 1972
  • Edition: First Canadian Edition
  • ISBN: 9780887847134
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Survival: a Thematic Guide to Canadian Literature

Atwood, Margaret

Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Anansi Press, 1972. Fine in Near Fine jacket 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall. Signed by Author pp.285. "What have been the central preoccupations of our poetry and fiction? " the author asks. Her twofold answer, "survival and victims". A book of criticism, a manifesto and a collection of personal and subversive remarks. clean tight copy slight creasing to corners and slight edgewear. signed by Atwood in 1973.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.

  • Published: 1972
  • Condition: Very Good
  • Edition: First Edition
  • ISBN: 9780887846137
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Survival: A thematic guide to Canadian literature

Atwood, Margaret Eleanor

Anansi. Hardcover. 0887847137 SIGNED Canadian first edition, second issue. Published by Anansi in 1972. Signed on the inside title page by Ms. Atwood at the Toronto International Festival of Authors in 2009. Her signature is very slightly smudged. The jacket is in Near Fine condition and is NOT price clipped (unpriced) . Covers are clean and bright. Edges are sharp. Covers show some light rubbing, mostly at folds. The book itself is in Near Fine condition with no bumps or marks. The binding is straight and tight. NO remainder mark. Oversize and heavy items may require additional postage. ; Signed By Author . Fine. 1972. First Edition.

  • Published: 1972
  • Condition: Fine
  • Edition: First Edition
  • ISBN: 9780887847134
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Survival: A Thematic Guide to Canadian Literature

Margaret Atwood

McClelland & Stewart. Paperback. New. Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy. Ships Fast. Expedite Shipping Available.

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Survival (SIGNED)

Atwood, Margaret

Anansi, Toronto, 1973., 1973. First Canadian edition. Hardcover in dustjacket. NF/VG. Text is very bright, tight and fresh with owner's name and date (1972) on ffep. Dj has unfaded spine, some edge-wear, a couple of tears, tiny chip to corner of spine. An attractive copy. This is the second issue with blurbs on rear of dj.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Dust Jacket Included.

  • Published: 1973
  • Condition: Very Good
  • Edition: 1st Edition
Sold by: Inno Dubelaar Books
$35.00

Survival: A Thematic Guide to Canadian Leterature (First State)

Atwood, Margaret

Anansi, Toronto, 1972. First state of first printing, softcover edition. Printed by Web Offset Ltd., no blurbs on rear panel. Complete number line from 1 to 72. Very Good copy with no owner's marks, light wear to covers. An attractive copy of this scarce book.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.

  • Published: 1972
  • Condition: Very Good
  • Edition: First Edition
Sold by: Inno Dubelaar Books
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Survival. (SIGNED)

Atwood, Margaret

Anansi, Toronto, 1973., 1973. First Canadian edition, second state printed by Best. Hardcover in dustjacket. Nearly Fine/Very Good+. Text is unmarked, no real flaws. Dj has some light edge-wear, one short edge-tear, spine lettering slightly faded as usual. Very fresh dj. Better-than-average example of this fragile dj. SIGNED on the title page.. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Dust Jacket Included.

  • Published: 1973
  • Condition: Very Good
  • Edition: First Edition
Sold by: Inno Dubelaar Books
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Survival; a Thematic Guide to Canadian Literature

Atwood, Margaret

Toronto: Anansi. [1972], 1st paperback printing. (Trade paperback) 287pp. Good to very good. Index. Shelf wear, minor creasing, previous owner's name. (Modern Firsts, Books About Books).

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Greek Religion

Burkert Walter

Cambridge : Harvard University Press, 2001. 5th or later Printing. Soft cover. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 493 p. B38

  • Published: 2001
  • Condition: Near Fine
  • Edition: 5th or later Printing
  • ISBN: 9780674362819
Sold by: Neil G. Marshall
$30.00

SURVIVAL; A THEMATIC GUIDE TO CANADIAN LITERATURE

Atwood, Margaret

Toronto, Canada: Anansi, 1972. Stated as first edition, but second issue. 287 pp. White endpapers. Black cloth with red titles. Black DJ. Light wear along the edges. VG+/VG. First Edition.

  • Published: 1972
  • Edition: First Edition
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$28.75

SURVIVAL: A Thematic Guide to Canadian Literature

Atwood, Margaret

Toronto: Anansi, (1973). Second state of the hardcover edition (printed by Best, reviews on the back cover of the dj.) Fine in very good dust jacket - while this has been reprinted many times in paperback, it is uncommon in hardcover in either printing. A survey of Canadian literature from Moody to Blais, Purdy to Gibson to Margaret Laurence and more - entertaining and provocative. Originally planned as a teacher's guide, this is much more in its frank and personal remarks - the back cover refers to it as the 'most startling book ever written about Canadian literature.' The title refers to what Atwood calls the central preoccupations of Canadian poetry and fiction: survival and victims. Resources, index. 287 pp.

  • Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket - while this has been reprinted many times in paperback, it is uncommon in hardcover in either pr
  • Edition: Second state of the hardcover edition (printed by Best, reviews
  • ISBN: 9780887847134
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$28.00

Survival. A Thematic Guide to Canadian Literature

Atwood, Margaret

Toronto: Anansi [0-88784-613-0] 1972, 1st edition. (Hardcover) 287pp. Very good. Octavo. Original black cloth with red lettering on spine in dust jacket. Open tears and creases to edges of dust jacket. Not price clipped. A manifesto of, critical essay on and collection of remarks on Canadian Literature, by one of Canadas most famous writers..
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Survival; A Thematic Guide to Canadian Literature

Atwood, Margaret

Anansi. [0-88784-713-7] [1972], 1st edition, second issue. (Hardcover) 287pp. Near fine, no dust jacket. Black boards with red spine lettering. Resources, sources, authors' index. (Ideas, Books About Books).
Sold by: Burton Lysecki Books, ABAC/ILAB
$25.00

Survival: A Thematic Guide to Canadian Literature

ATWOOD, Margaret

Toronto: Anansi. (1972). First. Owner name, some light rubbing, else near fine paperback first edition. Signed by the author. .

  • Published: (1972)
  • Edition: First
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SURVIVAL: A Thematic Guide to Canadian Literature

Atwood, Margaret

Toronto: Anansi, 1972. First printing in wrappers, issued simultaneously with the hardcover first issue. Very good conditon: a tight clean copy, some rubbing to the black covers, as is rather common with this title. A survey of Canadian literature from Moody to Blais, Purdy to Gibson to Margaret Laurence and more - entertaining and provocative. Originally planned as a teacher's guide, this is much more in its frank and personal remarks - the back cover refers to it as the 'most startling book ever written about Canadian literature.' The title refers to what Atwood calls the central preoccupations of Canadian poetry and fiction: survival and victims. Resources, index. 287 pp.

  • Condition: Very good conditon: a tight clean copy, some rubbing to the black covers, as is rather common with this title.
  • Edition: First printing in wrappers, issued simultaneously with the har
  • ISBN: 9780887846137
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$25.00

Survival: A Thematic Guide to Canadian Literature

Atwood, Margaret

Concord, Ontario: Anansi, 1991. Reprint. Trade Paper. Very Good. 8vo. Signed by Author. 287 pp. Seventh printing. Signed by author on half-title page. Previous owner's signature in ink, age toning to perimeter of pages, covers lightly worn, with some wear at edges.

  • Published: 1991
  • Condition: Very Good
  • Edition: Reprint
  • ISBN: 9780887845222
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$23.61

Survival: A Thematic Guide to Canadian Literature

Atwood, Margaret

ReadHowYouWant. PAPERBACK. 1459664809 Special order direct from the distributor . New.

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