L’écrivain Roch Carrier n’y échappa point et il nous livre ici, avec humour et nostalgie, les impressions et les sentiments d’une enfance empreinte des modèles. A French Canadian classic. Strong Quebecois accent. My students loved this lesson. Le Chandail de Hockey by Roch Carrier at – ISBN – ISBN – Livres Toundra – – Softcover.

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As an illustration of the place hockey holds in the Canadian psyche, the Bank of Canada placed a line from the story on the reverse of the series five-dollar bill[14] making Carrier the first author to be quoted on a Canadian banknote.

His old sweater having worn out, Carrier’s mother seeks to replace it. They even wore their hair like Richard.

We were chandajl players all wearing the uniform of the Montreal Canadiens, all with the same burning enthusiasm. Carrier spent several weeks trying to answer the question, ultimately producing what he described as a “flat essay” that was “dull as an editorial in a newspaper”.

Founded in Based in Roxh, Ontario. Carrier and his friends all wear Canadiens’ sweaters with Richard’s number 9 on the back. They laced their skates like Richard. Sheldon Posen, curator of the Canadian Museum of Civilizationnoted roxh the opening of an exhibit dedicated to Richard in that he had long been an idol in Quebec, but it was Carrier’s story that expanded Richard’s reputation in English Canada and sealed his place as a pan-Canadian hero.

It was animated by Sheldon Cohen and voiced by Carrier. Of particular emphasis was the children’s fascination with Maurice Richard. End by Roch Carrier. Carrier faces the persecution of his peers and his coach prevents him from playing. It appeared in an English translation by Sheila Fischman the same year as part of an English collection of Carrier’s work called The Hockey Sweater and other stories.

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For more information, visit www. Contacting facebook Please wait Good articles Articles containing French-language text. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Richard also requested copies so that he could show it to his own children.

History Toronto Arenas Toronto St. A year after publication, the National Chandsil Board of Canada adapted the story into a ten-minute animated short film called The Sweater. She writes a letter to Eaton’s in Careier to order a new sweater from their English-only catalogue. He stated in an interview that he began thinking of “when was it that I felt I was really myself? Other Titles by Candail Carrier.

When his mother orders a new sweater from the department store in the big city after the old one has worn out, he is mistakenly sent a sweater of Montreal’s bitter rival, the Toronto Maple Leafsinstead. He has written many novels, short stories, plays, film and television scripts, essays, travel books, and poetry.

Le Chandail de Hockey

Considering what to write, Carrier thought of his own childhood. Of the story, Thirsk said: The Hockey Sweater Pour toujours, les Canadiens! As he remained unwilling to present his essay, Carrier was asked to write about anything he wanted to fill the time. Believing his chance had finally come, Carrier jumps onto the ice, only to be given an immediate penalty by the parish priest acting as referee.

When the package arrives, the young Carrier is horrified to discover the sweater of the rival Toronto Maple Leafs was sent by mistake. By the third period, he still has not played when one of his team’s defencemen is struck with a stick. In introducing the film for his video anthology Leonard Maltin’s Animation Favorites from the National Film Board of CanadaAmerican critic Leonard Maltin noted that hockey is “an obsession, a country-wide preoccupation that dominates many lives”, particularly those of children.

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From the Hardcover edition. When Roch outgrows his cherished Canadiens sweater, his mother writes away for a new one. Buy this book at: Chwndail was published in as The Hockey Sweater[8] and by had sold overcopies. He argued that The Sweater is one of the National Film Board’s best animated works that combined humour with cultural significance. Enlarge Cover 0 of 5 1 2 3 4 5 0 ratings.


Carrier lives in Montreal. He stated that many francophones viewed Richard as a “hero of the people, an athletic freedom fighter against the rest of Canada”. It exemplifies the nation’s passion for hockey, and while it is often considered an allegory of the relationship and tensions that exist between francophones and anglophoneschqndail story is popular throughout the entire nation. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

His much-loved children’s story, The Hockey Sweater, remains a timeless favorite. In Cohen approached May Cutlerfounder of Tundra Booksto create an illustrated children’s book of the story.

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Sheldon Cohen is an award-winning children’s book illustrator and chabdail animator. Add to list Share On a book page, this tab will allow you to add a book to one of your lists.

Montreal’s star player from untilRichard was a prolific goal scorer. The cover of The Hockey Sweater. From to he was a film director and writer at the National Film Board of Canada in Montreal, and, since the s, has been a translator of Channdail literature: And I remember it was when I put on my skates and my Eaton catalogues on my legs, and I stood up, and I was taller than my mom, and I had a stick in my hands, so I was stronger than my brother, and I felt that I was little me.

In he published his hugely successful novel, La Guerre, Yes Sir!. Roch Carrier voice Jean-Guy Moreau voice. This Sweater Is for You! Nous vivions en trois lieux:

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