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The Goldberg Variations

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Nancy Huston's The Goldberg Variations, which was shortlisted for the Governor General's Award for Translation, echoes Bach's Variations in its structure and rhythms, and ultimately, its irony. "Suppose you invite thirty people to your home, people whom you love or have loved, to listen to you perform Bach's Goldberg Variations. And say that this concert unfolds like a mid ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published October 1st 1996 by Signature Editions (first published 1981)
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Ce kaléidoscope à plusieurs personnages ne m'a pas laissé de souvenirs.
Brilliant characterizations applied to a musical piece. LOVED.
so, so interesting.
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Huston lived in Calgary until age fifteen, at which time her family moved to Wilton, New Hampshire, USA. She studied at Sarah Lawrence College in New York, where she was given the opportunity to spend a year of her studies in Paris. Arriving in Paris in 1973, Huston obtained a Master's Degree from the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, writing a thesis on swear words und
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