By Sheila M.F. Johnston

ISBN-10: 1896219209

ISBN-13: 9781896219202

This is the 1st generously illustrated biography of the Mohawk poet-performer E. Pauline Johnson-Tekahionwake. the writer has created a thrilling quantity of anecdotes, letters and poetry, and illustrated it with interval pictures and new illustrations by way of the Six international locations artist, Raymond R. Skye.

While the tale of Pauline Johnson has been informed earlier than, it hasn't ever been given the intimacy that this publication offers. Tracing her ancestry, relocating directly to discover her notable level occupation, and at last laying off mild on Pauline Johnson’s final years in Vancouver, Sheila M.F. Johnston has breathed new existence into the compelling tale of 1 of Canada’s brightest literary and level stars.

This publication comprises over 40 poems that aren't a part of Pauline Johnson’s vintage number of poems, Flint and Feather. The "uncollected" poems were culled from information, libraries and out-of-print books. They make clear the improvement of the poet, and enlighten and increase her lifestyles 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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