Lily Lewis: Sketches of a Canadian Journalist: A Biocritical Study

Lily Lewis: Sketches of a Canadian Journalist: A Biocritical Study

by Peggy Martin
     
 

Canadian writer and journalist Lily Lewis is not a household name. In fact, she never was.Peggy Martin's painstaking research has brought new details to light. She examines Lewis's work in the context of Canadian travel writing and journalism at the turn of the century, and discusses her use of the sketch as her preferred literary form. Part critical study, part

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Canadian writer and journalist Lily Lewis is not a household name. In fact, she never was.Peggy Martin's painstaking research has brought new details to light. She examines Lewis's work in the context of Canadian travel writing and journalism at the turn of the century, and discusses her use of the sketch as her preferred literary form. Part critical study, part biography, part edited collection, this volume provides new insight into feminist expression in the nineteenth century, and reclaims Lily Lewis's place in Canadian literary history.

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ISBN-13:
9781552381908
Publisher:
University of Calgary Press
Publication date:
11/28/2006
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.80(d)

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“This study…promises to reposition Lewis in her milieu, and to draw attention to a compelling body of work.” - Cecily Devereux, Department of English, University of Alberta

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