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Pioneering Women Short Stories by Canadian Women, Beginnings to 1880

Campbell, Sandra.

Ottawa : University of Ottawa Press 1993

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  • Title:
    Pioneering Women Short Stories by Canadian Women, Beginnings to 1880
  • Author: Campbell, Sandra.; McMullen, Lorraine.
  • Publisher: Ottawa : University of Ottawa Press
  • Creation Date: 1993
  • Language: English
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (268 p.).
  • Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references.
  • Subjects: Canadian fiction -- 19th century; Canadian fiction -- Women authors; Short stories, Canadian; Women -- Canada -- Social life and customs -- Fiction
  • Description: Pioneering Women is an anthology of short fiction written before 1880 by Canadian women, including Susanna Moodie, Catharine Parr Traill, and Rosanna Mullins Leprohon. From the Maritimes to Upper Canada, from backwoods to the drawing room, this collection demonstrates the variety that exists in stories by women of early British North America.
  • Notes: Includes bibliographical references.
  • Contents: Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Eliza Lanesford Cushing; ""Grace Morley: A Sketch From Life"" (1839); Catharine Parr Traill; ""The Bereavement"" (1846); Susanna Moodie; ""The Walk to Dummer"" (1847); Mary Anne Sadlier; ""A Peep into the Dominions of Pluto "" (1847); Harriet Vaughan Cheney; ""The Emigrants"" (1850); May Agnes Fleming; ""The Philopena"" (1860); ""My Folly"" (1863); Mary Eliza Herbert; ""Light in the Darkness: A Sketch from Life "" (1865); Rosanna Mullins Leprohon; ""Alice Sydenham's First Ball"" (1849); ""My Visit to Fairview Villa"" (1870); Ellen Kyle Vavasour Noel
    ""A Night of Peril!"" (1872)Ellen Vavasour Noel; ""The House-Keeper at Lorme Hall"" (1872); Isabella Valancy Crawford; ""A Rose in His Grace"" (c.1880)
  • OCLC Number: 300495713
  • Identifier: ISBN0-7766-1673-0