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us: Munro, Alice, 1931-


  • [Alice Ann Munro (née Laidlaw) is a Canadian short-story writer and three-time winner of Canada's Governor General Award for English-language fiction. She was born 10 July 1931 in Wingham, Ontario. Married to James Munro in 1951, Alice Munro lived in Vancouver and Victoria, B.C. until her divorce in 1972, when she returned to Ontario to accept the position as Writer-in-Residence at University of Western Ontario. In 1980, Munro held the position of Writer-in-Residence at both University of British Columbia and University of Queensland. She currently lives in Clinton, Ontario. Additional biographical information may be found at] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alice_Munro [and at] http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/articles/alice-munro
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  • Fuller Name

    • Alice Ann
  • Variants

    • us: Laidlaw, Alice Ann, 1931-
    • us: מאנרו, אליס, 1931-
    • us: מונרו, אליס, 1931-
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1931-07-10
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Wingham (Ont.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Canada
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Clinton (Ont.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Western Ontario. Department of English
        • Affiliation Start: 1972
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of British Columbia
        • Affiliation Start: 1980
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Queensland
        • Affiliation Start: 1980
    • Gender

        female
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Fiction
          (lcsh) Short stories
        • Occupation

            Short-story writer
              (lcsh) Authors
          • Sources

            • found: Her Dance of the happy shades, 1968: t.p. (Alice Munro)
            • found: Howells, Coral Ann. Alice Munro, 1998: pages xiii-xiv (Alice Ann Laidlaw born 10 July 1931 in Wingham, Ontario; marries James Armstrong Munro, 1951; marriage breaks up, 1973; marries Gerald Fremlin, 1976)
            • found: The rest of the story, c1999: t.p. (Alice Munro) Canadian CIP (Munroe, Alice, 1931- )
            • found: The Canadian encyclopedia, via WWW, viewed on June 4, 2008 (Alice Munro, nee Alice Laidlaw, short-story writer, born at Wingham, Ontario, 10 July 1931)
            • found: LAC in VIAF, May 23, 2012 (Munro, Alice, 1931-)
          • LC Classification

            • PR9199.3.M8
          • General Notes

            • [Alice Ann Munro (née Laidlaw) is a Canadian short-story writer and three-time winner of Canada's Governor General Award for English-language fiction. She was born 10 July 1931 in Wingham, Ontario. Married to James Munro in 1951, Alice Munro lived in Vancouver and Victoria, B.C. until her divorce in 1972, when she returned to Ontario to accept the position as Writer-in-Residence at University of Western Ontario. In 1980, Munro held the position of Writer-in-Residence at both University of British Columbia and University of Queensland. She currently lives in Clinton, Ontario. Additional biographical information may be found at] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alice_Munro [and at] http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/articles/alice-munro
          • Editorial Notes

            • [Machine-derived non-Latin script reference project.]
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            • 1979-08-02: new
            • 2016-06-02: revised
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