Early Canadian Literature

Cover art for Early Canadian Literature edition of The Foreigner, by Ralph Connor Cover art for Early Canadian Literature edition of Painted Fires, by Nellie L. McClung Cover art for Early Canadian Literature edition of The Traditional History and Characteristic Sketches of the Ojibway Nation, by George Copway Cover art for Early Canadian Literature edition of The Seats of the Mighty, by Gilbert Parker Cover art for Early Canadian Literature edition of The Forest of Bourg-Marie, by S. Frances Harrison Cover art for Early Canadian Literature edition of The Flying Years, by Frederick Niven Cover art for Early Canadian Literature edition of In Due Season, by Christine van der Mark

Published by Wilfrid Laurier University Press, the Early Canadian Literature Series returns to print rare texts deserving restoration to the canon of Canadian texts in English. Including novels, periodical pieces, memoirs, and creative non-fiction, the series showcases texts by Indigenous peoples and immigrants from a range of ancestral, language, and religious origins. Each volume includes an afterword by a prominent scholar providing new interpretations for all readers.

Series Editor:
Benjamin Lefebvre

Series Advisory Board:
Andrea Cabajsky, Département d’anglais, Université de Moncton
Carole Gerson, Department of English, Simon Fraser University
Cynthia Sugars, Department of English, University of Ottawa

Available Now

Forthcoming in 2017

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