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by Caroline Adderson,Martin Allerdale Grainger

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077103461X
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Caroline Adderson,Martin Allerdale Grainger
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New Canadian Library (December 1, 1996)
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Allerdale Grainger refused to sentimentalize the West †he drew from life. Much of the book describes life in the work camps that ranged up and down the coasts, systematically chopping down every tree within a few thousand feet of the shore.

By Martin Allerdale Grainger Afterword by Caroline Adderson. Part of New Canadian Library. When Woodsmen of the West first appeared in 1908, most readers could not relate to its rendering of the rough edges of logging-camp life. M. Allerdale Grainger refused to sentimentalize the West – he drew from life. About Woodsmen of the West.

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Allerdale Grainger refused to sentimentalize the West – he drew from life. While his dramatic and loosely structured tale is at heart a love story, it also tells of what happens when the novel’s British narrator encounters a small-time logging operator whose obsession with lumber is matched by his lust for power over other me. oday the novel is recognized as marking a significant shift in fiction written in and about the Canadian West. The accuracy of its detail makes it one of the finest examples of local realism in Canadian writing.

When Woodsmen of the West first appeared in 1908, most readers could not relate to its . New Canadian Library. Afterword by Caroline Adderson. While his dramatic and loosely structured tale is at heart a love story, it also tells of what happens when the novel’s British narrator encounters a small-time logging operator whose obsession with lumber is matched by his lust for power over other men. Today the novel is recognized as marking a significant shift in fiction written in and about the Canadian West. Seller Inventory 1059778. Published by Thriftbooks. com User, 9 years ago. This was a great 1st hand look at logging in the early days of british columbia.

by Martin Allerdale Grainger, Caroline Adderson. series New Canadian Library. When Woodsmen of the West first appeared in 1908, most readers could not relate to its rendering of the rough edges of logging-camp life

by Martin Allerdale Grainger, Caroline Adderson.

Authors: Grainger, Martin Allerdale, 1874-1941. Categories: Nonfiction. Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

New here ? Join Us. Woodsmen of the West. Grainger, Martin Allerdale, 1874-1941. Authors: Grainger, Martin Allerdale, 1874-1941.

Woodsmen of the West is a novel by Martin Allerdale Grainger, first published in 1908 by Edward Arnold. In writing the novel, Grainger drew on his experiences as a logger working in the coastal forests of British Columbia, Canada

Woodsmen of the West is a novel by Martin Allerdale Grainger, first published in 1908 by Edward Arnold. In writing the novel, Grainger drew on his experiences as a logger working in the coastal forests of British Columbia, Canada. Woodsmen of the West is one of the first examples of realism in western Canadian literature. This way of writing gave the story a rough edge that was unusual fare for Canadian readers

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When Woodsmen of the West first appeared in 1908, most readers could not relate to its rendering of the rough edges of logging-camp life. M. Allerdale Grainger refused to sentimentalize the West – he drew from life. While his dramatic and loosely structured tale is at heart a love story, it also tells of what happens when the novel’s British narrator encounters a small-time logging operator whose obsession with lumber is matched by his lust for power over other men.Today the novel is recognized as marking a significant shift in fiction written in and about the Canadian West. The accuracy of its detail makes it one of the finest examples of local realism in Canadian writing. It is also a fascinating chronicle of conflicting personalities, and of the genius of British Columbia hand-loggers, the culture of camp life, and the intrigues and corruption of the lumber business at the turn of the century.The New Canadian Library edition is an unabridged reprint of the original text, complete with the original photographs.