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Nellie McClung: The Complete Autobiography : Clearing in the West & The Stream Runs Fast (Broadview Reprint Edition) By Nellie L. McClung Veronica Strong-Boag Michelle Lynn Rosa,

  • Title: Nellie McClung: The Complete Autobiography : Clearing in the West & The Stream Runs Fast (Broadview Reprint Edition)
  • Author: Nellie L. McClung Veronica Strong-Boag Michelle Lynn Rosa
  • ISBN: 9781551115726
  • Page: 333
  • Format: Paperback
  • Nellie Letitia McClung 1873 1951 is recognized as a key figure in Canadian history as well as Canadian literature Her two volume autobiography provides a remarkable and very readable account of a truly extraordinary life McClung is best known for her involvement in the 1929 Person s Case, in which the British Privy Council ruled in favour of an appeal by the FamousNellie Letitia McClung 1873 1951 is recognized as a key figure in Canadian history as well as Canadian literature Her two volume autobiography provides a remarkable and very readable account of a truly extraordinary life McClung is best known for her involvement in the 1929 Person s Case, in which the British Privy Council ruled in favour of an appeal by the Famous Five against the judgement of the Supreme Court of Canada that women did not qualify legally as persons McClung had, however, been a high profile figure, as a suffragist, politician, and writer, in Canadian politics and literature for many years and remained so well into the 1940s Her autobiography provides unique insight into Canadian public affairs in the first half of the twentieth century Equally interesting are McClung s accounts of her early days as a child, teacher, young wife and mother With her fine eye for detail, she makes the Canada of her time come vividly alive for readers.Originally published in two volumes, McClung s autobiographies found a wide audience from their first publication in 1935 and 1945 They have never before been available in a single volume For this re issue Veronica Strong Boag and Michelle Lynn Rosa have written a substantial introduction and added explanatory notes that illuminate the woman and the historical context for modern readers.
    Nellie McClung The Complete Autobiography Clearing in the West The Stream Runs Fast Broadview Reprint Edition Nellie Letitia McClung is recognized as a key figure in Canadian history as well as Canadian literature Her two volume autobiography provides a remarkable and very readable account of a trul

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    1. This is a combination of the two autobiographies of the famous Canadian suffragette Nellie McClung I like how the editors of this edition added footnotes to expand on some of the references to places, people, and things in the book In particular I was proud to see what a fellow Canadian woman has accomplished, from raising a family to furthering the political landscape of our country She had a feisty spirit as a girl I liked reading about her life through her own words and to learn that poetry w [...]

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