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Author Name    O'Flaherty, Patrick.

Title   THE ROCK OBSERVED: STUDIES IN THE LITERATURE OF NEWFOUNDLAND.

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Toronto University of Toronto Press 1979

ISBN Number    0802023517 / 9780802023513

Seller ID   28416

222 pp, 9 1/4" H. B&w photographs, reproductions, maps. "(A) study of how Newfoundland has been pereceived over the centuries by the islanders themselves and by outsiders. (This book) offers an integrated survey of Newfoundland literature, culture, and history. It illustrates the forces that have made Newfoundland a special place and Newfoundlanders a special people, 'a breed apart'. Against a background of political, economic, and cultural history, Patrick O'Flaherty submits the conflicting literary impressions of his island to a searching critical analysis. He finds the writings of explorers, missionaries, settlers, adventurers, novelists, and poets to be limited, or enlivened, by their own characters and preconceptions. There emerges a sympathetic but unsentimental picture of Newfoundland and its people, informed throughout by O'Flaherty's keen awarenes, based on an outport upbringing, of what Newfoundland has been and is." Faint erased pencil marks and two small light ink stains on front free endpaper. Dust jacket has very light browning on rear panel and on flaps.

Newfoundland,  Literature,  Canadian  Literature,  Criticism.,  Lewis  Amadeus  Anspach,  Atlantic  Guardian,  James  Balfour,  Captain  Bob  Partlett,  Bell  Island,  Beothuck  Indians,  Blackhead,  Bonavista,  Sir  Richard  Bonnycastle,  Brigus,  Cabot,  Carbonear,  William  Carson,  George  Cartwright,  Conception  Bay,  Commission  Government,  William  Cormack,  Laurence  Coughlan,  Duley,  Norman  Duncan,  Eagle  River,  French  Shore,  Sir  Humphrey  Gilbert,  Grand  Lake,  Grand  Falls,  Wilfred  Grenfell,  Gulf  St  Lawrence,  Hamiton  Inlet,  Harbour  Grace,  Moses  Harvey,  Harold  Horwood,  Richard  Howley,  Hudson's  Bay  Company,  Percy  Janes,  J.B.  Jukes,  Labrador,  Lake  Michikimau,  R.T.S.  Lowell,  John  McLean,  Patrick  Morris,  Farley  Mowat,  Mount  Sylvester,  Naskaupi  River,  Newfoundland  Quarterly,  North  West  River,  Notre  Dame  Bay,  J.A.  O'reilly,  Hugh  Palliser,  Placentia  Bay,  Ron  Pollett,  E.J.  Pratt,  Protocol,  D.W.  Prowse,  Red  Indian  Lake,  John  Reeves,  Responsible  Government,  J.D.  Rogers,  Franklin  Russell,  Ted  Russell,  St  George's  Bay,  St  John's,  Arthur  Scammell,  J.R.  Smallwood,  Joey,  Susan  River,  Joseph  Sylvester,  William  Thoresby,  Philip  Tocque,  Trinity  Bay,  George  Tuff,  Ungava  Bay,  Dillon  Wallace,  William  Whiteway,  Edward  Wix,  James  Yonge. 

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