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By Scott Symons,Christopher Elson

Originally released in 1967, Combat magazine for position d’Armes, set in Montreal, used to be at first met with surprise and anger by means of such a lot reviewers. As D.H. Lawrence’s Lady Chatterley’s Lover as soon as had, it challenged the attitudes and morals held by way of most folks in its time concerning lifestyles and literature. regardless of this preliminary response, the radical earned writer Scott Symons the Beta Sigma Phi most sensible First Canadian Novel Award and went directly to be considered as one of many "most very important statements approximately Canadian innovative existence within the 1960s."

Both a examine of the emergence of a character’s actual self via his gay reviews and his serious exam of Canadian, and particularly French-Canadian, tradition and traditions, Place d’Armes used to be named one of many best hundred most vital books in Canadian heritage. Peter Buitenhuis, the overdue autho ran dformer head of Simon Fraser University’s English division, has written that Symon’s novel is "a defiant attack at the Canadian Bourgeois mentality" that "celebrates human sexuality and spirtuality with all of the gusto that language can command."

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