By Sheila M.F. Johnston
This is the 1st generously illustrated biography of the Mohawk poet-performer E. Pauline Johnson-Tekahionwake. the writer has created an exhilarating quantity of anecdotes, letters and poetry, and illustrated it with interval images and new illustrations by means of the Six international locations artist, Raymond R. Skye.
While the tale of Pauline Johnson has been instructed earlier than, it hasn't ever been given the intimacy that this booklet offers. Tracing her ancestry, relocating directly to discover her notable level occupation, and at last laying off gentle on Pauline Johnson’s final years in Vancouver, Sheila M.F. Johnston has breathed new lifestyles into the compelling tale of 1 of Canada’s brightest literary and degree stars.
This e-book comprises over 40 poems that aren't a part of Pauline Johnson’s vintage choice of poems, Flint and Feather. The "uncollected" poems were culled from data, libraries and out-of-print books. They make clear the advance of the poet, and enlighten and enhance her existence tale.
Buckskin & Broadcloth is actually a party of the lifetime of a Canadian hero – one whose legacy to Canadian literature and Canadian theatre is unparalleled.
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Buckskin and Broadcloth: A Celebration of E. Pauline Johnson — Tekahionwake, 1861-1913 by Sheila M.F. Johnston