American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Richler, Mordecai 1931-2001. Canadian writer whose novels, based on his working-class Jewish background, include The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (1959) and Saint Urbain's Horseman (1971).
- n. Canadian novelist (born in 1931)
“Through his work at the CBC and Tamarak, Weaver helped jump-start the careers of Alice Munro, Mordecai Richler, Leonard Cohen, Timothy Findlay, Gwendolyn MacEwen, and many, many others.”
“-- Mordecai Richler, on why he doesn't teach at writing schools.”
“Richler comes across a little condescending, which hurts his point somwehat.”
“Noah Richler pops off at Glendinning in the Globe today, regarding her controversial remarks around the quality of Canadian literature.”
“For a while, Noah Richler was doing a similar thing in the Post.”
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“While giving readings in Italy, Richler had been surprised thathis book had become a huge hit there.”
“But "The Free World" is a pale, wise-cracking creature in comparison with the angry and full-throated work of Henry Roth or Bernard Malamud—or of the Canadian-Jewish standard-bearer Mordecai Richler.”
“Barney Panofsky appears in several Richler stories as something of the author's alter ego and Barney's Version, published in 1997, turned out to be his last novel.”
“Richler died at age 70 in 2001, but not before starting to work on the film version with producer Robert Lantos, who continued the project as a tribute to his longtime collaborator and friend.”
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