The Prose of Life: Sketches - ECW Press

The Prose of Life: Sketches

Gerson, Carole

  • In the nineteenth century, sketches describing the “prose of life” – humorous or tragic incidents, life in the backwoods, travels, hunting, fishing and unique places or characters – frequently appeared in Canadian magazines. Like other forms of Canadian documentary writing, the sketch seemed to fill a need to record imaginatively different aspects of life in Canada. This volume brings to light examples of this important genre, include previously uncollected pieces by such well-known writers as Archibald Lampman, Sara Jeannette Duncan, and Catharine Parr Traill.
  • Published: January 1981

    ISBN: 9780920802274

    Dimensions: 6 x 9 in.

    Pages: 261