Emigration, nation, vocation

the literature of English emigration to Canada, 1825-1900 by Carter F. Hanson

Publisher: Michigan State University Press in East Lansing

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Immigrants" writings, Canadian -- History and criticism,
  • English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
  • Emigration and immigration in literature,
  • Immigrants in literature,
  • Vocation in literature,
  • Middle class in literature,
  • Class consciousness in literature,
  • National characteristics, English, in literature,
  • Middle class -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century,
  • British -- Canada -- History -- 19th century
  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementCarter F. Hanson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9185.6.I45 H36 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23165190M
    ISBN 109780870138614
    LC Control Number2009006395
    OCLC/WorldCa310171826

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