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Atwood, Margaret, 1939- Handmaid's tale

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Personal name headingAtwood, Margaret, 1939- Handmaid's tale
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See alsoAuthor: Atwood, Margaret, 1939-
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Sequel: Atwood, Margaret, 1939- Testaments
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Adapted as graphic novel (work): Atwood, Margaret, 1939- Handmaid's tale (Graphic novel)
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Adapted as motion picture (work): Handmaid's tale (Motion picture)
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Adapted as opera (work): Ruders, Poul, 1949- Handmaid's tale
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Adapted as television program (work): Handmaid's tale (Television program)
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Other standard no.Q1541914
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Form of workNovels
Dystopian fiction
Science fiction
Fiction
Speculative fiction
Novels
Dystopias
Beginning date1985
Place of originCanada
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Found inRuders, P. The handmaid's tale, 2002: t.p. (based on the novel by Margaret Atwood, The handmaid's tale)
Wikipedia, November 19, 2013 (The Handmaid's Tale; dystopian novel written by Canadian author Margaret Atwood; first published by McClelland and Stewart in 1985; won the 1985 Governor General's Award and the first Arthur C. Clarke Award in 1987; it was also nominated for the 1986 Nebula Award, the 1986 Booker Prize, and the 1987 Prometheus Award; Adaptations: 1990 film The Handmaid's Tale was based on a screenplay by Harold Pinter and directed by Volker Schlöndorff; dramatic adaptation of the novel for radio was produced for BBC Radio 4 by John Dryden in 2000; operatic adaptation, The Handmaid's Tale, by Poul Ruders, premiered in Copenhagen on 6 March 2000; stage adaptation of the novel, by Brendon Burns, for the Haymarket Theatre, Basingstoke, England, toured the UK in 2002; ballet produced by the Royal Winnipeg Ballet premiered on 16 October 2013)
Wikipedia, February 7, 2020 (The Handmaid's tale has been adapted into a 1990 film, a 2000 opera, a 2017 television series, and other media. In 2019, a sequel novel, The Testaments, was published; In 2019, a graphic novel based on this book and with the same title was published by Renée Nault)
Wikipedia, February 11, 2020 (The Testaments is a 2019 novel by Margaret Atwood. It is a sequel to The Handmaid's Tale (1985). The novel is set 15 years after the events of The Handmaid's Tale. It is narrated by Aunt Lydia, a character from the previous novel; Agnes, a young woman living in Gilead; and Daisy, a young woman living in Canada)
LAC internal file, October 7, 2021 (access point: Atwood, Margaret, 1939- . Handmaid's tale)
National bib agency no.1002F0858E
Associated languageeng
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