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Canadian Essays Critical and Historical (Classic Reprint)

Canadian Essays Critical and Historical (Classic Reprint)

by Thomas O'hagan
     
 

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The following essays have appeared during the past few years in various magazines, and are now submitted to the public for the first time in book form. It will be noticed that they all deal with some phase of Canadian history or literature, and it is hoped that their publication will to some extent attain the

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Excerpt from Canadian Essays Critical and Historical

The following essays have appeared during the past few years in various magazines, and are now submitted to the public for the first time in book form. It will be noticed that they all deal with some phase of Canadian history or literature, and it is hoped that their publication will to some extent attain the purpose which their author has in view, namely, the promotion of a wider and better acquaintance on the part of Canadians with the historical and intellectual development of their own country.

It is quite true that nothing can be added to the literary worth of an author by injudicious praise, nor will puffery give poet, novelist or historian a seat in the parquet of true merit or a niche in the temple of permanent fame. Yet does it not seem,, to say the least, shortsighted and unpatriotic that we Canadians should busy ourselves with the literary beginnings of other lands, and pay but little heed to the literary colonizers and toilers of our own?

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781331198321
Publisher:
FB &c Ltd
Publication date:
07/11/2015
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.49(d)

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