Re(dis)covering Our Foremothers: Nineteenth-century Canadian Women Writers
University of Ottawa Press, 1990 - Literary Criticism - 203 pages
The modern literary searchlight has flushed out Canada’s long neglected nineteenth century female writers. New critical approaches are advocated and others are encouraged to take on the difficulties – and rewards – of research into the lives of our foremothers.
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Page 14 - ... -the problem is no longer one of tradition, of tracing a line, but one of division, of limits; it is no longer one of lasting foundations, but one of transformations that serve as new foundations, the rebuilding of foundations.
Page 5 - Where, as she look'd about, she did behold How over that same door was likewise writ, Be Bold — Be Bold, and everywhere Be Bold. Whereat she mused, and could not construe it ; At last she spied at that room's upper end Another iron door, on which was writ — BE NOT TOO BOLD.