4 edition of Sarah Binks found in the catalog.
Paul Gerhardt Hiebert
|Statement||Paul Hiebert ; introduction by A. Lloyd Wheeler.|
|Series||New Canadian library -- no. 44|
|LC Classifications||PS8515 I43 S3 1947|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||155|
PAUL HIEBERT was born on 17 July in Pilot Mound, Manitoba and grew up in Altona. A professor of chemistry at the University of Manitoba, Hiebert was best known for his novel Sarah Binks, which won a Stephen Leacock Award for Humour and was a Canada Reads selection in Sarah Binks. Paul Hiebert's Sarah Binks met with generally favourable reviews as a witty and sharp parody of both bad poetry, and academia. Reynold Siemens notes that 20 of 22 reviews were "enthusiastic in their commendation" (). Indeed many can be called much more than enthusiastic, such as "The Observer" of the Family Herald and Weekly Star who claimed "it is equal to anything .
Click to read more about Sarah Binks by Paul G. Hiebert. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(3). Sarah Binks. In the University of Toronto Quarterly every winter a "Letters in Canada" feature is published outlining an overview of Canadian publications for that year. Claude T. Bissell writes in the fiction section in Of the novels that appeared during , five, it seems to me, are worthy of special consideration: two—Who Has Seen the Wind by W.O. Mitchell and In Due Season by.
The book, a first-edition copy of Sarah Binks, was written by Paul Hiebert, a University of Manitoba professor. The book was first published in The faux biography is a characterization of Sarah Binks, “the Sweet Songstress of Saskatchewan.” As for the late fee, the maximum fine for an overdue adult collection book is $ A silence greeted the last word. Odile stood uncertainly on the porch. Then, to his horror, Gamache saw Ruth move through the crowd, the Sarah Binks book clutched in her hand and Rosa quacking behind. ‘Make way for the duck and the fuck,’ yelled Gabri. Ruth hauled herself onto the porch and stood beside Odile, taking the younger woman’s hand.
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Sarah Binks has become something of a cult hero in Saskatchewan, and it's easy to see why. Hiebert wrote this Canadian classic in the late '40s --it's a unique and very cleverly written -- ahem -- "biography" of the immensely talented it's pure fiction, quite hilarious, and all tongue in cheek.
Unfortunately, the technique wore thin too Sarah Binks book, and by the midpoint my interest was /5. Sarah Binks teeters back and forth between silliness and satire. Hiebert satires rural Canada, critics, and politics to list but a few targets.
While I don't partcularly agree with his thinly disguised views on small-town Canada (I think triviality is subjective to your reference point) and on the outsiders who try to evaluate its art (I DO 3/5(2). Paul Hiebert’s critical biography of the wholly mythical but irrepressible and irresistible Sarah Binks, “the Sweet Songstress of Saskatchewan,” who gave her life to poetry and died a martyr to the muse, is a hilarious analysis of her career and influences, along with a memorable selection of the poet's tenderest, most inspiring writings.4/5(1).
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Protected from Sarah Binks book damage and held together in clean Brodart. Rubbed spot front of dj where a price sticker was removed. Not price-clipped. pages. The life and works of Sarah Binks - the Poet Laureate of Saskatchewan, is well known to Canadians, but the author felt Sarah the Woman will be obscured by Sarah the Poet.
Sarah Binks won the Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour when it was first published inand is considered a classic of Canadian literature.
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Buy Sara Binks by online on at best prices. Fast and free shipping free returns cash on delivery available on eligible s: 2. Clearly Mutford and the customer who calls Sarah Binks a "feeling poetic genius" don't get this book, but for different reasons. Yes, as one customer correctly points out, Sarah Binks is a complete figment of Hiebert's imagination, but it goes further than that -- his critical persona is made up, in fact, everything in the book from start to finish is satire -- he's making fun of that element /5(3).
Genre/Form: Binks, Sarah Criticism, interpretation, etc Humor: Material Type: Fiction: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Paul Hiebert. In addition to Sarah Binks Hiebert wrote philosophical and religious dissertations. “I have always felt my works of humor are a bit contrived but that is a good book,” he said of Tower in Siloam () a treatise on the relationship between God and science.
“I sometimes think that Canada must be the literary backwater of the world. Sarah Binks. by Paul Hiebert and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Buy a cheap copy of Sarah Binks book by Paul Hiebert. Free shipping over $ The bookshelf at home holds a first-edition, first-printing copy of the Leacock Medal winner, Sarah Binks, which I bought from a used-book store in store considered it a treasured “old friend”  and sent it to me inside two layers of packaging.
Even though Sarah Binks is an imaginary poet who died of young age and lived in the 19th century described in the book by the author, Paul Hiebert, her thoughts and ideas expressed mostly in her poems and stories greatly allied with today’s 21st century’s ideas and thoughts.
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hiebert, Paul Gerhardt, Sarah Binks. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, © (OCoLC) Document Type. Sarah Binks by Paul Hiebert, Charles Gordon (Afterword by) starting at $ Sarah Binks has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. View the profiles of people named Sarah Binks.
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