Frequently pushed aside as a 'nature poet' and an 'Indian Princess' E. Pauline Johnson (1861-1913) was once not just an comprehensive philosopher and author yet a contentious and passionate character who 'talked again' to Euro-Canadian tradition. "Paddling Her personal Canoe" is the single significant scholarly learn that examines Johnson's assorted roles as a primary countries champion, New lady, critical author and performer, and Canadian nationalist.
A local suggest of part-Mohawk ancestry, Johnson was once additionally an self reliant, self-supporting, single girl in the course of the interval of first-wave feminism. Her flexible writings diversity from terribly erotic poetry to polemical statements concerning the rights of First international locations. in keeping with thorough study into archival and released resources, this quantity probes the which means of Johnson's full of life profession and addresses the complexities of her social, racial, and cultural place. whereas situating Johnson within the context of turn-of-the-century Canada, the authors additionally use present feminist and post-colonial views to reframe her contribution. integrated is the 1st complete chronology ever compiled of Johnson's writing.
Pauline Johnson was once a unprecedented girl who crossed the racial and gendered strains of her time, and thereby confounded Canadian society. This research reclaims either her writings and her higher significance.
Winner of the Raymond Klibansky Prize, offered through the Canadian Federation for the arts and Social Sciences
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