Biography of Margaret Laurence


Study Guides on Works by Margaret Laurence

The Diviners is one of the most autobiographical works of the Canadian writer Margaret Laurence, as well as her last one. It was published in 1974, the same year it won the Governer General's Literary Awards. It has ever since then been considered...

First published in 1966 by Margaret Laurence, a Canadian author, A Jest of God tells of a 34-year-old schoolteacher named Rachel Cameron who lives with her mother.

Rachel feels trapped in the deceit and pettiness of her small town that includes...

β€œThe Stone Angel” is a novel of Margaret Laurence first published in 1964.

The author earned the reputation of being one of the most significant Canadian novelists. The heroine of her novel "The Stone Angel" Hagar Shipley, a woman of ninety years...