How Canada Is Described in the Writings of Nineteenth-century Canadian Women

How Canada Is Described in the Writings of Nineteenth-century Canadian Women

The Feminine Experience in the Margins of the British Empire

eBook - 2012
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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,
Publisher: Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, Ă2012
ISBN: 9780773421769
0773421769
9780773429048
0773429042
Characteristics: 1 online resource (iv, 559 pages)

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