Louky Bersianik

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Louky Bersianik
Born 14 November 1930
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Died December 3, 2011(2011-12-03) (aged 81)
Nationality Canadian
Occupation novelist

Louky Bersianik (14 November 1930 – 3 December 2011) was the pen name of Lucille Durand, a French-Canadian novelist.[1][2]

She studied French literature at the Université de Montréal, the Sorbonne, and the Centre d'études de radio et de télévision.[3]

The first section of the film Firewords/Les terribles vivantes (Dorothy Todd Hénault, 1986) is dedicated to interviews with Bersianik and dramatized excerpts from L'euguélionne.




Further reading[edit]

  • Gould, Karen (1990), "Louky Bersianik", in Gould, Karen, Writing in the feminine: feminism and experimental writing in Quebec, Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, ISBN 9780809315826 
  • Simon, Sherry. Gender in Translation. Cultural Identity and the Politics of Transmission. London: Routledge 1996. Chapter: Challenging grammatical gender


  1. ^ "Écrivaine québécoise - Louky Bersianik s'est éteinte à l'âge de 81 ans". Fr.canoe.ca. 2009-04-23. Retrieved 2011-12-06. 
  2. ^ "Louky Bersianik". Alterego.montreal.qc.ca. Retrieved 2011-12-06. 
  3. ^ "Literature Reference: American Literature, English Literature, Classics & Modern Fiction - JRank Articles". Jrank.org. Retrieved 2011-12-06. 

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