Hard-headed and Big-hearted: Writing Newfoundland

I am not a Newfoundlander, Stuart Pierson wrote in A Diatribe, his controversial review of Historical Atlas of Canada it takes a few generations to achieve that But he had with passion observed and commented on Newfoundland culture for many years before his early death in 2001 To adapt his own words, he was a terrieresque reader who sank his teeth into a subje I am not a Newfoundlander, Stuart Pierson wrote in A Diatribe, his controversial review of Historical Atlas of Canada it takes a few generations to achieve that But he had with passion observed and commented on Newfoundland culture for many years before his early death in 2001 To adapt his own words, he was a terrieresque reader who sank his teeth into a subject and never let go, a scholar of encyclopedic knowledge in several fields who achieved a plainly eloquent literary style This book presents all of Stuart Pierson s significant writings on Newfoundland culture historical, literary, and visual It is a posthumous gift to his adopted nation province and to readers everywhere, because in Pierson s spacious thinking Newfoundland culture is a fascinating instance of world culture.
Hard headed and Big hearted Writing Newfoundland I am not a Newfoundlander Stuart Pierson wrote in A Diatribe his controversial review of Historical Atlas of Canada it takes a few generations to achieve that But he had with passion observed and co

  • Title: Hard-headed and Big-hearted: Writing Newfoundland
  • Author: Stuart Pierson Stan Dragland
  • ISBN: 9781894463911
  • Page: 413
  • Format: Paperback
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