Centre for Editing Early Canadian Texts

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  1. Le Chien d'or/The Golden Dog
    William Kirby's Le Chien d'or / The Golden Dog, a dramatic historical romance that vividly details the intertwined French and English foundations of Canada, is one of the nation's best-known pieces of nineteenth-century literature.... Learn More
    Published: 23rd March 2012
    Hardback | £112.00
    Paperback | £33.00
  2. The Backwoods of Canada
    Catharine Parr Strickland Traill (1802-1899) emigrated from Great Britain to Upper Canada in 1832 with her husband Thomas Traill, a retired officer. The Blackwoods of Canada (1836), Catharine's epistolary narrative based on her... Learn More
    Published: 15th July 1997
    Paperback | £19.99
  3. The Clockmaker
    In 1835 Thomas Chandler Haliburton introduced Samuel Slick of Slicksville, Connecticut, into the pages of the Novascotian in order to awaken his fellow citizens to the economic opportunities of their province. From this Halifax... Learn More
    Published: 15th June 1995
    Hardback | £33.00
  4. Canadian Brothers or the Prophecy Fulfilled
    Major John Richardson (1796-1852) was a prolific and popular Canadian author. The Canadian Brothers, first published in 1840 in Montreal, is set on the northwest frontier during the War of 1812 and features such historical personages... Learn More
    Published: 15th October 1992
    Paperback | £25.99
  5. St. Ursula's Convent or the Nun of Canada
    Published: 15th July 1991
    Paperback | £25.99
  6. The Mephibosheth Stepsure Letters
    Published: 15th January 1990
    Paperback | £25.99
  7. Antoinette de Mirecourt or Secret Marrying and Secret Sorrowing
    A moral exemplum about courtship and marriage, this "essentially Canadian" tale, which takes place in the 1760s, reflects its author's profound and sometimes disturbing knowledge of the bicultural and bilingual society... Learn More
    Published: 15th December 1989
    Hardback | £91.00
    Paperback | £23.99
  8. Roughing it in the Bush or Life in Canada
    Published: 15th January 1988
    Paperback | £25.99
  9. Wacousta or, The Prophecy
    Published: 15th December 1987
    Paperback | £25.99
  10. Canadian Crusoes
    This absorbing story about three children of Scottish and French origin who become lost on the Rice Lake Plains in the late eighteenth century provides the author with an opportunity to contemplate important themes of Canadian... Learn More
    Published: 15th September 1986
    Paperback | £25.99
  11. The History of Emily Montague
    Published: 15th September 1985
    Hardback | £91.00
    Paperback | £25.99