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Margaret (Eleanor) born 1939, Canadian poet and novelist. Her novels include Lady Oracle (1976), The Handmaid's Tale (1986), Alias Grace (1996), the Booker Prize-winning The Blind Assassin (2000), and Oryx and Crake (2003)
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In the essay, Atwood expounds on her portrayal as a bad feminist by her critics for defending former professor Steve Galloway of the University of British Columbia who was accused of sexual assault and fired from his job despite being cleared by the authorities.
UPDATE: Since this article appeared in 2004, Margaret Atwood has published a dozen more books of short fiction, children's fiction, non-fiction and fiction, Including The Peneloplad, The Year of the Flood, MaddAddam, The Heart Goes Last and Hag-Seed.
It feels the closest to the 1930s of anything that we have had since that time," the 77-year-old Atwood told a news conference, drawing parallels with regimes which then ruled parts of Europe.
13 October 2017 - UK-based offshore drilling services company Ensco plc (NYSE: ESV) has closed the acquisition of Texas, US-based offshore drilling provider Atwood Oceanics, Inc.
Separately, Atwood announced that its shareholders voted to adopt the merger agreement with Ensco at a special meeting of Atwood shareholders.
Atwood is known as an environmental campaigner and was praised by the judging panel for her political activism, and described an "exemplary public intellectual".
Even 30 years ago in The Handmaid's Tale, Atwood was referencing environmental problems alongside STDs--one major cause of the falling birthrate in that novel is sterility resulting from pollution.
An Atwood Oceanics subsidiary has accorded to a deal extension and rate adjustment with Noble Energy for the ultra deepwater rig Atwood Advantage.
The title story, which Atwood told while taking an Arctic cruise, transplants a plot of rape and revenge to the frozen north.
Born in Kosciusko, Atwood also spent time growing up in Jackson.
Stephen Atwood was not about to travel all the way to Iowa for his first National Four-Wall without being prepared.
Sheckels (English and Communication Studies, Randolph-Macon College) is the founding editor of Margaret Atwood Studies.