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2 edition of Canadian exploration literature in English found in the catalog.

Canadian exploration literature in English

Canadian exploration literature in English

an anthology

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Published by Oxford University Press in Don Mills, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- Canada -- Sources,
  • Canada -- Discovery and exploration -- Sources

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementGermaine Warkentin, editor.
    ContributionsWarkentin, Germaine, 1933-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 464 p. ;
    Number of Pages464
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23803475M
    ISBN 100195408675

      But the story of Canadian exploration is about a lot more than mapping wilderness. With no new lands left to discover, present-day explo From Native peoples in search of new hunting grounds to European fishermen out for bigger catches, explorers were drawn to Canada for many reasons/5(5). Margaret Atwood's exploration of what makes Canadian literature "Canadian" made waves when it was released in

      Canadian literature has time and again looked back at ancestry and various cultural heritages for answers to our present-day problems, and I believe it is this particular type of fiction that will solidify Canada’s reputation on the international literary scene for years to come. The English Patient is a novel by Michael book follows four dissimilar people brought together at an Italian villa during the Italian Campaign of World War four main characters are: an unrecognisably burned man — the eponymous patient, presumed to be English; his Canadian Army nurse, a Sikh British Army sapper, and a Canadian thief.

    Oxford University Press, Paperback. As New. Disclaimer:An apparently unread copy in perfect condition. Dust cover is intact; pages are clean and are not marred by notes or folds of any kind. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Kids Book of Canadian Exploration From Native peoples in search of new hunting grounds to European fishermen out for bigger catches, explorers were drawn to Canada for many reasons. They discovered a vast and mysterious land that took hundreds of years to explore and map.


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