Le Carnaval du quotidien (Traduction littéraire) (French by Carol Shields,Élise Fournier-Lévêque

By Carol Shields,Élise Fournier-Lévêque

Le Carnaval du quotidien, model française de Dressing up for the Carnival, est le troisième et dernier recueil de nouvelles de Carol Shields. Les nouvelles de Shields dévoilent le côté ludique et l’imagination féconde de cette grande dame de los angeles littérature canadienne. Une grève de météorologistes provoque une suspension totale du climat (Acclimatement). Le gouvernement instaure une taxe sur les fenêtres qui incite los angeles inhabitants à se replier dans l. a. noirceur en recouvrant toutes les surfaces vitreuses des demeures (Fenêtres). cease! aborde los angeles réclusion d’une reine qui est allergique à tout, même à los angeles marche du temps. Reportage porte sur l. a. découverte d’un amphithéâtre romain au Manitoba qui transforme l’économie locale. On rencontre également Titus, un berger de l’Antiquité, qui invente l. a. rêverie dans l. a. nouvelle intitulée Invention. D’une nouvelle à l’autre, le lecteur est invité dans l’univers de Shields où los angeles vie est synonyme de spectacle et le quotidien n’est ni banal ni ordinaire.

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