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The papers in this volume represent recent scholarship about booker prize winner michael ondaatje's oeuvre by scholars working on english-canadian literature and culture in canada, england, japan, new zealand, and the usa. Description the papers in this volume represent recent scholarship about booker prize winner michael ondaatje's oeuvre by scholars working on english-canadian literature and culture in canada, england, japan, new zealand, and the usa. An award-winning novelist, poet and critic, michael ondaatje has secured himself as one of canada's brightest literary talents born in sri lanka, ondaatje spent part of his childhood in england, before moving to canada in 1962, where he has lived ever since, making a reputation for himself in the national - and international - literary scene.