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Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale and the French curriculum

The Story

More than 10 years after The Handmaid's Tale was first published, Margaret Atwood's well-known novel is put on a key reading list in France.

Medium: Television
Program: The National
Broadcast Date: Nov. 19, 1998
Guests: Margaret Atwood, Jean-Michel Lacroix
Reporter: Paul Workman
Duration: 2:03

Did You know?

• The Handmaid's Tale has been adapted for the small screen, the big screen, as well as the ballet stage.

• Fans of The Handmaid's Tale should check out this interview Atwood gave to CBC's Morningside in 1985, when the novel was first published.


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