The Embroidered Tent: Five Gentlewomen in Early Canada : Elizabeth Simcoe, Catharine Parr Traill, Susanna Moodie, Anna Jameson, Lady Dufferin
"In this widely acclaimed study, Marian Fowler explores how the experience of wilderness and frontier create a psychic tension between the gentility of old-world embroidery and the rugged masculinity of tent-dwelling in the pioneering women of nineteenth-century Canada."
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