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Jack Hodgins

(b. 1938)

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British Columbia

British Columbia  

Canada's westernmost province is a mosaic of diverse landscapes noted for its spectacular scenery of snow-capped mountains, pocket deserts, coastal rainforest, and scenic rivers. While 46 First ...
Edna Alford

Edna Alford  

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(b. 1947).Born and raised in the village of Turtleford, Saskatchewan, she was educated at Adam Bowden Collegiate, Saskatoon, and awarded scholarships to attend the Saskatchewan Summer School of the ...
Hodgins, Jack

Hodgins, Jack (b. 1938)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Canadian Literature (2 ed.)

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(b. 1938).

He grew up in the logging and farming settlement of Merville on Vancouver Island and studied

Hodgins, Jack

Hodgins, Jack   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English

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(1938– ), Canadian novelist and short-story writer, born on Vancouver Island, educated at the University of British Columbia. Hodgin's fiction shows the influence of Latin ... More
Howard O'Hagan

Howard O'Hagan  

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(1902–82).He has been called ‘the writer Canadian literature forgot’. Born in Lethbridge, Alberta, he received a degree in law from McGill University in 1928 and while in Montreal began ...
Stephen Leacock

Stephen Leacock  

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(1869–1944),Canadian political economist and humorist. He wrote many volumes of collected humorous essays and stories, including Literary Lapses (1910) and Nonsense Novels (1911).
Sunshine sketches of a little town

Sunshine sketches of a little town  

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(1912).This has remained the most popular of Stephen Leacock's books. Set in Mariposa, a typical small Ontario town, it was closely based on Orillia, where Leacock had his summer ...

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