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Romantic Nationalism and the Child in Canadian Writing

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Title: Romantic Nationalism and the Child in Canadian Writing
Author: Fee, Margery
Subject Keywords child as symbol;nationalism;Quebec novels
Issue Date: 1980
Publicly Available in cIRcle 2009-08-04
Publisher Canadian Children's Literature
Citation: Margery Fee. "Romantic Nationalism and the Child in Canadian Writing." Canadian Children's Literature 18/19 (1980): 46-61.
Abstract: The child in many Canadian novels in French and in English serves to symbolize the nation or to make a claim to it. These connections are derived from Romantic theories. Quebec novels are less likely to end with the child moving into the city with optimism because of the long-standing tradition of "novels of the soil."
Affiliation: English, Dept of
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2429/11645
Peer Review Status: Peer-Reviewed

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