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Mimic fires : accounts of early long poems on Canada

Author: D M R Bentley
Publisher: Kingston ; Buffalo : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

In this survey and analysis of long poems written about Canada between 1690 and 1900, D.M.R. Bentley establishes literary contexts for a greatly neglected period of Canadian literature.


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: D M R Bentley
ISBN: 0773512004 9780773512009
OCLC Number: 34077296
Description: xi, 354 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. "Now Reader Read ..." / Henry Kelsey --
2. Abram's Plains / Thomas Cary --
3. Quebec Hill / J. Mackay --
4. Canada / Cornwall Bayley --
5. "Verses ... 1802" / John Strachan --
6. Poems Relating to Canada / Thomas Moore --
7. Talbot Road / Adam Hood Burwell --
8. The Rising Village / Oliver Goldsmith --
9. The Charivari / George Longmore --
10. Tecumseh / John Richardson --
11. The Huron Chief / Adam Kidd --
12. Acadia / Joseph Howe --
13. The Emigrant / Standish O'Grady --
14. The St. Lawrence and the Saguenay / Charles Sangster --
15. The U.E. / William Kirby --
16. The Emigrant / Alexander McLachlan --
17. Malcolm's Katie / Isabella Valancy Crawford --
18. The Story of an Affinity / Archibald Lampman.
Responsibility: D.M.R. Bentley.


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"I have simply never read a scholarly study of Canadian literature - of any period or manner - that has incorporated such a variety of information, perspective, and insight." Brian Trehearne, Read more...

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