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Susanna Moodie

Letters of a Lifetime

by Susanna Moodie, edited by Elizabeth Hopkins; Michael Peterman & Carl Ballstadt

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First published in 1985, this volume of letters follows Susanna Moodie from her Suffolk girlhood and her experience as an aspiring young writer in London, through her emigration to Upper Canada and five decades of Canadian life. The letters provide a sense of Moodie's literary accomplishments before her emigration, the long, uncertain struggle to develop her career as a writer in the colony, and the brief but intense period of literary activity during which her books were published in Britain and the U.S.

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Elizabeth Hopkins is a member of the English Department at Glendon College, York University.

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Elizabeth Hopkins is a member of the English Department at Glendon College, York University.

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Elizabeth Hopkins is a member of the English Department at Glendon College, York University.

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Editorial Reviews

'A crucially important book in Canadian literary history. It is also good reading.'

— Books in Canada

'A fascinating portrait.'

— Quill & Quire

'A profoundly revealing picture of this complex and fascinating personality.'

— Canadian Historical Review

'The humanity and vision of Susanna Moodie emerge clearly from this book. Letters of a Lifetime also captures the mind, soul, and being of a person seemingly outside the conventional historical process...Seldom are books about men as informative, moving, and enjoyable as this book which at long last reveals the true face of Susanna Moodie.'

— Canadian Historical Review

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