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Winter Studies and Summer Rambles in Canada

Winter Studies and Summer Rambles in Canada
3 Volume Paperback Set

Part of Cambridge Library Collection - North American History

  • Date Published: November 2011
  • availability: Available
  • format: Multiple copy pack
  • isbn: 9781108033572

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  • Anna Jameson (1794–1860) was an inspirational figure to a generation of young women writers and artists including Barbara Bodichon and Bessie Rayner Parkes. Her work was reviewed by leading figures such as Mary Shelley and Charles Kingsley, and even Thomas Carlyle, though less complimentary, referred to her as the 'celebrated Mrs Jamieson'. This book, first published in 1838, secured her growing reputation as a writer of history, literary criticism and travel literature, and has been popular ever since. Inspired by a journey made to support the career of her estranged husband, one of its key themes is the condition of women, which recurs regularly in Jameson's writing. Her three-volume account of the Great Lakes region records her impressions of the weather, landscape, society and indigenous peoples, and includes literary reflections, particularly on the German Romantics. For more information on this author, see http://orlando.cambridge.org/public/svPeople?person_id=jamean

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    • Date Published: November 2011
    • format: Multiple copy pack
    • isbn: 9781108033572
    • dimensions: 215 x 140 x 60 mm
    • weight: 1.3kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Volume 1: Toronto
    A winter journey
    Winter visits
    Sleighing
    Visit of Indians
    Winter miseries
    Clergy reserves
    The tragedy of Correggio
    German actresses
    Sleigh-journey
    Niagara in winter
    Trees in Canada
    Society in Toronto
    Politics and parties
    Fire at Toronto
    A true story
    Goethe's Tasso, Iphigenia, and Clavigo
    A soldier of fortune
    Music and musicians
    Constitution of Upper Canada
    Prorogation of the House of Assembly
    Acts of the Legislature in 1837
    On the female character
    Goethe and Ekermann
    Goethe's last love
    Goethe's table talk
    His ideas on the position of women
    Criminal calendar of Toronto
    Grillparzer's Sappho and Medea
    Lake Ontario
    Return of Spring
    Village of the Credit
    Erindale. Volume 2: The return of summer
    Sternberg's novels
    Detached thoughts
    Mrs. MacMurray
    Niagara in summer
    Story of a slave
    The rapids
    Schiller's Don Carlos
    A dream
    The Niagara district
    Buffalo
    Canadian stage coaches
    The emigrant
    Town of Hamilton
    Town of Brandtford
    Forest scenery
    Roads in Canada
    Blandford
    A forest château
    The pine woods
    Miss Martineau
    Town of London
    Women in Canada
    The Talbot country
    Story of an emigrant boy
    Some account of Colonel Talbot
    Journey to Chatham
    The Post Office in Canada
    The Moravian Delawares
    Anecdote of an Indian
    Voyage across Lake St. Clair
    The American emigrants
    Detroit
    War of Pontiac
    Contrast between the Canadian and the American shores
    Churches at Detroit. Volume 3: River St. Clair
    Mackinaw
    The Indians
    Missions
    Chippewa language
    Mishosha
    Religious opinions
    Indian dance
    Night on Lake Huron
    Indian warfare
    Manitoolin Island
    Indian women
    Canoe voyage
    Penetanguishene.

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    Anna Jameson

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