Early Canadian Literature

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

Official series page at Wilfrid Laurier University Press website
Blog posts on Early Canadian Literature Series
The Lucky Seven Interview, with Benjamin Lefebvre