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The Canadian Brothers or the Prophecy Fulfilled by John Richardson
  

The Canadian Brothers or the Prophecy Fulfilled

Part of the Centre for Editing Early Canadian Texts Series

Synopsis

The Canadian Brothers or the Prophecy Fulfilled by John Richardson

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 as Sir Isaac Brock, Captain Robert Heriot Barclay, and the famous Indian chief Tecumseh. The sequel to Wacousta (1832), The Canadian Brothers is not only a suitably horrific completion to the story of vengeance and hate begun in Richardson's earlier novel. It is also, and most importantly, a fictionalized narrative of events, people, and places from Richardson's own childhood and adolescence in Amherstburg, Upper Canada, that both reveals the psychology of its author and reflects seminal mythologies about Ontario and Canada.

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Book Info

Publication date

15th October 1992

Author

John Richardson

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Publisher

Carleton University Press,Canada

Format

Paperback
541 pages

Categories

Education

ISBN

9780886291716

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