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CanLit Canon Review #1: Susanna Moodie’s Roughing it in the Bush

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In an attempt to make himself a better Canadian, Craig MacBride is reading and reviewing the books that have shaped this country. Susanna Moodie’s Roughing it in the Bush is a memoir, written as an attempt to enlighten her people back home in the motherland to the terrible weather and accommodations in British North America. It was published in 1852 in Britain but not until 1871 in Canada. Her...