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The Advocate

A Novel

by (author) Charles Heavysege

edited by Douglas Lochhead

University of Toronto Press
Initial publish date
Dec 1973
General, Canadian, 19th Century
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The Advocate, an historical melodramatic romance in prose, which makes use of English and French antagonisms in Lower Canada.

About the authors

Charles Heavysege (1816-1876) was a Canadian poet and dramatist.

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In the spring of 2001, Douglas Lochhead received the Alden Nowlan Award for Excellence in English-language Literary Arts from the Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, a Member of the Order of Canada, the recipient of honorary doctorates from several universities, Professor Emeritus at Mount Allison University, Senior Fellow and Founding Librarian at Massey College, University of Toronto, and a life member of the League of Canadian Poets. After beginning his career as an advertising copywriter, he became a librarian, a professor of English, a specialist in typography and fine hand printing, and a bibliographer, scholar, and editor — indeed, he has characterized himself as “an unrepentant generalist.” At Mount Allison University, he was a founder and the director of the Centre for Canadian Studies, and he held the Edgar and Dorothy Davidson Chair in Canadian Studies.

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