The Resource How Canada Is Described in the Writings of Ninteteenth-Century Canadian Women : The Feminine Experience in the Margins of the British Empire, (electronic resource)

How Canada Is Described in the Writings of Ninteteenth-Century Canadian Women : The Feminine Experience in the Margins of the British Empire, (electronic resource)

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How Canada Is Described in the Writings of Ninteteenth-Century Canadian Women : The Feminine Experience in the Margins of the British Empire
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How Canada Is Described in the Writings of Ninteteenth-Century Canadian Women
Title remainder
The Feminine Experience in the Margins of the British Empire
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  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In the years during the colonization of Canada there were travel books which were sold in England. Le Jeune studies the ways these descriptive texts created a series of surveys that assessed the worth of Canada and describe life on the frontier while it was being settled. In particular, this book focuses on how women are depicted and what roles they played in 19th century life. More importantly these travel logs allowed for new representations of women to trickle back to England, causing a re-imagining of what a stereotypical Canadian woman should be. Victorian values also permeated the texts,
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AU-PeEL
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Le Jeune, Françoise
Dewey number
808.59
Language note
English
LC call number
PQ7701 .L384 2012
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Le Jeune, Franðcoise
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  • Literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism
  • Literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism
  • Literature
  • Canadian literature
  • Women
  • Women pioneers
  • English
  • Languages & Literatures
  • English Literature
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How Canada Is Described in the Writings of Ninteteenth-Century Canadian Women : The Feminine Experience in the Margins of the British Empire, (electronic resource)
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Description based upon print version of record
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online resource
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cr
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text
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txt
Contents
  • How Canada Is Described in the Writings of Ninteteenth-Century Canadian Women: The Feminine Experience in the Margins of the British Empire; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; CHAPTER 1 Through women's eyes: Canada in the margins of America (1821 -1836) - Frances Wright's Views of Society and Manners in America.; CHAPTER 2 ""A Woman's Pen Alone..."" Catharine Parr Train's The Backwoods of Canada (1837); CHAPTER 3 Women's Narratives of Canada: in the margins of the publishing world
  • CHAPTER 4 Anna Jameson's Winter Studies and Summer Rambles in Canada -Canada with a woman's ""soul and senses"" (1838)CHAPTER 5 The Empire Writes Back - Susanna Moodie, Roughing It in the Bush or Life in Canada. (1852-1854); CHAPTER 6 The ""Moodie effect"" on imperial counter-narratives (1852-1867); CONCLUSION; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
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unknown
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1 online resource (571 p.)
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electronic
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9780773421769
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computer
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c
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remote
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  • (CKB)2560000000092799
  • (EBL)1019204
  • (OCoLC)810082738
  • (SSID)ssj0000722668
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12359578
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000722668
  • (PQKBWorkID)10697117
  • (PQKB)11192976
  • (EXLCZ)992560000000092799
Label
How Canada Is Described in the Writings of Ninteteenth-Century Canadian Women : The Feminine Experience in the Margins of the British Empire, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • How Canada Is Described in the Writings of Ninteteenth-Century Canadian Women: The Feminine Experience in the Margins of the British Empire; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; CHAPTER 1 Through women's eyes: Canada in the margins of America (1821 -1836) - Frances Wright's Views of Society and Manners in America.; CHAPTER 2 ""A Woman's Pen Alone..."" Catharine Parr Train's The Backwoods of Canada (1837); CHAPTER 3 Women's Narratives of Canada: in the margins of the publishing world
  • CHAPTER 4 Anna Jameson's Winter Studies and Summer Rambles in Canada -Canada with a woman's ""soul and senses"" (1838)CHAPTER 5 The Empire Writes Back - Susanna Moodie, Roughing It in the Bush or Life in Canada. (1852-1854); CHAPTER 6 The ""Moodie effect"" on imperial counter-narratives (1852-1867); CONCLUSION; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (571 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780773421769
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2560000000092799
  • (EBL)1019204
  • (OCoLC)810082738
  • (SSID)ssj0000722668
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12359578
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000722668
  • (PQKBWorkID)10697117
  • (PQKB)11192976
  • (EXLCZ)992560000000092799

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