Télécharger le livre :  Argimou

Both an adventure-laced captivity tale and an impassioned denunciation of the marginalization of Indigenous culture in the face of European colonial expansion, Douglass Smith Huyghue’s Argimou (1847) is the first Canadian novel to describe the fall of eighteenth-century...
Editeur : Wilfrid Laurier University Press
Parution : 2017-08-24
Collection : Early Canadian Literature
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Télécharger le livre :  In Due Season

First published in 1947, In Due Season broke new ground with its fictional representation of women and of Indigenous people. Set during the dustbowl 1930s, this tersely narrated prize-winning novel follows Lina Ashley, a determined solo female homesteader who takes her...
Editeur : Wilfrid Laurier University Press
Parution : 2016-05-28
Collection : Early Canadian Literature
Format(s) : ePub
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Télécharger le livre :  The Flying Years

Originally published in 1935, Frederick Niven’s The Flying Years tells the history of Western Canada from the 1850s to the 1920s as witnessed by Angus Munro, a young Scot forced to emigrate to Canada when his family is evicted from their farm. Working in the isolated...
Editeur : Wilfrid Laurier University Press
Parution : 2015-07-02
Collection : Early Canadian Literature
Format(s) : PDF, ePub
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Télécharger le livre :  The Forest of Bourg-Marie

In The Forest of Bourg-Marie, originally published in 1898, Toronto author and musician S. Frances Harrison draws together a highly mythologized image of Quebec society and the forms of Gothic literature that were already familiar to her English-speaking audience. It...
Editeur : Wilfrid Laurier University Press
Parution : 2015-06-17
Collection : Early Canadian Literature
Format(s) : ePub
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Télécharger le livre :  The Seats of the Mighty

From the pen of Gilbert Parker comes one of the most popular Canadian novels of the late nineteenth century. First published simultaneously in Canada and the United States in 1896, The Seats of the Mighty is set in Quebec City in 1759, against the backdrop of the...
Editeur : Wilfrid Laurier University Press
Parution : 2015-01-05
Collection : Early Canadian Literature
Format(s) : ePub
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Télécharger le livre :  The Traditional History and Characteristic Sketches of the Ojibway Nation

The Traditional History and Characteristic Sketches of the Ojibway Nation (1850) was one of the first books of Indigenous history written by an Indigenous author.The book blends nature writing and narrative to describe the language, religious beliefs, stories, land,...
Editeur : Wilfrid Laurier University Press
Parution : 2014-10-01
Collection : Early Canadian Literature
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Télécharger le livre :  Painted Fires

Painted Fires, first published in 1925, narrates the trials and tribulations of Helmi Milander, a Finnish immigrant, during the years approaching the First World War. The novel serves as a vehicle for McClung’s social activism, especially in terms of temperance, woman...
Editeur : Wilfrid Laurier University Press
Parution : 2014-07-02
Collection : Early Canadian Literature
Format(s) : ePub
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Télécharger le livre :  The Foreigner

The Foreigner (1909) tells the story of Kalman Kalmar, a young Ukrainian immigrant working in rural Saskatchewan. It addresses the themes of male maturation, cultural assimilation, and a form of “muscular Christianity” recurring in Connor’s popular Western tales. Daniel...
Editeur : Wilfrid Laurier University Press
Parution : 2014-04-17
Collection : Early Canadian Literature
Format(s) : ePub
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