Antonine Maillet, PC CC OQ ONB FRSC is an Acadian novelist, playwright, and scholar. Acadian Avenger · La Sagouine, Acadian tourist attraction · Antonine Maillet – The Possibilities Are Endless (Trailer), National Film Board of Canada. La Sagouine is a play written by New Brunswick author Antonine Maillet that tells the story of la Sagouine, an Acadian cleaning lady from rural New Brunswick. On Île-aux-Puces, at Bouctouche, the stories of author Antonine Maillet will transport you to the traditional Acadia that she recreated around her most famous .

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Antonine Maillet

Annie Bergeron rated it really liked it Dec 30, As she reminisces and rants, telling stories about herself, her friends and neighbours, the priest and his church, and every other aspect of life in her village, she is actually telling the story of Acadie. But what a story!

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Oct 21, Debra B. Items borrowed from other libraries through Interlibrary Loan are dependent on the policies of the lending library. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. My sister and I saw the stage adaptation of Pelagie several years ago and the play cryst I am of Acadian ancestry and know several la Sagouines! Faithfully interpreting Antonine Maillet’s distinctive text, Wayne Grady brings out the cultural richness of the language as well as La Sagouine’s strength of character and irrepressible humour.


La Sagouinethe colourful Acadian woman whose real name we never know, speaks without sagouinr in Chiac, her local language, about religion, of life’s difficulties, of the rich and the poor, of justice, and becomes the voice of the people.

She obtained a Bachelor of Arts at the University of Montreal in La Sagouine has been a part of the Acadian culture for such a long time.

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Despite all of this, she has been celebrated and adored to this day for her dry wit as well as her subtle, yet sharp intelligence. The Pleiades production, gently directed by John Van Burek, consists of five monologues in which she ponders birth, death, war, religion and the perplexing Acadian identity with the wry skepticism of the poor and marginalized. Antonine Maillet is a Canadian novelist and playwright. This should only take a few moments. She played the role more than 2, times.

It’s nice to finally know more about sagpuine. Similar Items Paths of desire: With sales of overcopies, it brought the existence of Acadian literature to a wide and admiring audience. I’ve never seen this preformed but I would love to, it’s written in an Acadian accent, so could be difficult for people who are unfamiliar with it.


If they were all pieced together they would make up a performance of about 11 hours with no logical sequence, so it is necessary mzillet make selections from the texts each time the play is presented. Leroux, Catherine, Published: Treat others as you wish to be treated Criticize ideas, not people Stay on topic Avoid the use of toxic and offensive language Flag bad behaviour Comments that violate our community guidelines will be removed.

The English translation appeared in Kattan, Emmanuel, Published: La Sagouine is considered a landmark in bringing Canada’s disenfranchised Acadian community to the stage. Furthermore, the translation of a text in a very specific dialect such as this one must aantonine the fine line of providing enough linguistic markers in the text to represent an informal and believable level of language appropriate for the characters of La Sagouinebut avoid the temptation of giving this new voice a slang that resonates with a different linguistic group.

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