The Cradle of Canadian Literature: Early Literary Writing in Lakefield and Peterborough
- Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 3:27 PM to 6:00 PM
Canadians are familiar with the writings of Catharine Parr Traill and Susanna Moodie, the Strickland sisters who immigrated with their husbands to the Peterborough area in its pioneer days. Less well-known are the many other accomplished writers who lived and wrote in the area. Michael Peterman, Emeritus Professor of English at Trent University, has studied the rich literary history of the region and written extensively about it. In this episode of PHS Talks, he reflects upon this remarkable contribution to Canadian literature.
Posted on October 5, 2020