Selected Stories of Isabella Valancy Crawford

Selected Stories of Isabella Valancy Crawford

Author: Isabella Valancy Crawford

Publisher: University of Ottawa Press

ISBN: 9780776628387

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 92

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Known primarily as a poet, Isabella Valancy Crawford's short stories represent the best of early English-Canadian prose. In her stories, as in her poetry, her power lies in her use of imagery. In this collection her fictional portrayals of Canadian life give us glimpses into our literary past.
Selected Stories of Isabella Valancy Crawford
Language: en
Pages: 92
Authors: Isabella Valancy Crawford
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 1975-01-01 - Publisher: University of Ottawa Press

Known primarily as a poet, Isabella Valancy Crawford's short stories represent the best of early English-Canadian prose. In her stories, as in her poetry, her power lies in her use of imagery. In this collection her fictional portrayals of Canadian life give us glimpses into our literary past.
Isabella Valancy Crawford
Language: en
Pages: 135
Authors: Elizabeth Galvin
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994-06-30 - Publisher: Dundurn

Elizabeth McNeill Galvin traces the life of Isabella Valancy Crawford, considered to be Canadas first poet to use Canadian themes.
Nineteenth-Century Stories by Women
Language: en
Pages: 504
Authors: Glennis Stephenson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995-05-31 - Publisher: Broadview Press

"The female novelist of the nineteenth century may have frequently encountered opposition and interference from the male literary establishment, but the female short story writer, working in a genre that was seen as less serious and less profitable, found her work to be actively encouraged." - from the Introduction. During
Dominant Impressions
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Gerald Lynch, Angela Arnold Robbeson
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999-11-02 - Publisher: University of Ottawa Press

Canadian critics and scholars, along with a growing number from around the world, have long recognized the achievements of Canadian short story writers. However, these critics have tended to view the Canadian short story as a historically recent phenomenon. This reappraisal corrects this mistaken view by exploring the literary and
Women’s Colonial Gothic Writing, 1850-1930
Language: en
Pages: 258
Authors: Melissa Edmundson
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05-19 - Publisher: Springer

This book explores women writers’ involvement with the Gothic. The author sheds new light on women’s experience, a viewpoint that remains largely absent from male-authored Colonial Gothic works. The book investigates how women writers appropriated the Gothic genre—and its emphasis on fear, isolation, troubled identity, racial otherness, and sexual deviancy—in