French Canadian Prose Masters : The Nineteenth Century


BRUNELLE, Yves, ed. French Canadian Prose Masters : The Nineteenth Century.Edited and translated by Yves Brunelle. (Montreal): Harvest House, (1978). First Printing. Pp. (8),[ix]-xiii,(1),[1]-338. 8vo, illustrated white and black card covers with black titles to front and spine. A volume in The French Writers of Canada series. :Forthe first time the entire repertory of nineteenth century French fiction in Canada will be available to the English reader and student. [...] How often have we heard of Patrice Lacombe's 'TheFamily Farm' (1846) or Pierre-J. O. Chauveau's 'Charles Guérin' (1847). Th ese fabled romances are now published in an accessible form. They contain awealth of folklore; they reflect the motivation and the spirit of a whole people from its beginning on this continent in the seventeenth century to the end of the nineteetnth. The social history as preserved by French Canada's story tellers, romancers and novelists is more immediate; it speaks to the reader in an unambiguous way that formal historians rarely achieve." - from rear cover. Includes: Philippe Aubert de Gaspé the Younger's "The Stranger (The Legend of Rose Latulipe)" and "The Man from Labrador", Amédée Papineau's "Caroline: a Canadian Legend", Napoléon Aubin's "Plan for the Canadian Republic", Pierre Petitclair's "A Labrador Adventure", Alphonse Poitras's "My Uncle's Story", L.-A. Oliver's "The Faithful Debtor", Pierre-J. O. Chauveau's "Charles Guérin", Abbé Henri-Raymond Casgrain's "The Sorceress", Patrice Lacombe's "The Ancestral Farm", Joseph-Charles Taché's "Foresters and Voyageurs", Joseph Marmette's "François de Bienville" and "The Last Cannon Ball", Faucher de Saint-Maurice's "The Roussis' Fire", Benjamin Sulte's "The Werewolf", Louis Fréchette's "Oneille" and "Tipite Vallerand", Jules-Paul Tardivel's "For Our Native Land", and Pamphile LeMay's "Blood and Gold".Name inked to flyleaf, five characters inked inside rear cover, else very good. 15.00

Title: French Canadian Prose Masters : The Nineteenth Century

Author Name: BRUNELLE, Yves, ed. French Writers of Canada series MARMETTE, Joseph FRECHETTE, Louis

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Harvest House, Montreal, 1978, ISBN:0887721788:

Seller ID: 101354

Keywords: LITERATURE CANADA CANADIAN 19TH CENTURY LITERARY FICTION SHORT STORIES ANTHOLOGY ANTHOLOGIES STORY QUEBEC QUEBECOIS FRANCOPHONE LABRADOR,