The Catholic Encyclopedia; An International Work of Reference on the Constitution, Doctrine, Discipline, and History of the Catholic Church Volume 3

The Catholic Encyclopedia; An International Work of Reference on the Constitution, Doctrine, Discipline, and History of the Catholic Church Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...de l'Hdtel-Dieu de Quebec" (1878); "Une paroisse canadienne au XVII6 siecle"; "Pelerinage au pays d'Evangeline" (1885); "Montcalm et Devis" (1891); "Une seconde Acadie" (1894); "Histoire de l'asile du Bon-Pasteur de Quebec" (1890); "Les sulpiciens et les prttres des Missions 6trangeres en Acadie" (1897); not to mention numerous monographs, archaological studies, and letters of travel written for the press. Ill-health compelled him to spend a long time in Europe, and he turned necessity to profit lay making researches in the archives of France; thus he gathered many valuable documents for the history of his own country. Under his direction the Government of Quebec published (1888-1895) the collection known under the name of "Documents de Levis," dealing with the last wars between the French and English in Canada, which he had secured from the family of this name. He also collected and published the works of Cr6mazie, the national poet of the French Canadians, under the title: "CEuvres de Cremazie" (1882). Some of Casgrain's writings have been crowned by the French Academy. He was professor of history at Laval University, and president of the Royal Society of Canada (1889-1890). As historian, poet, and literary critic Casgrain has exercised considerable influence upon the intellectual movement in Canada, and has accomplished much in making his country known. Although almost blind he was gifted with remarkable fecundity. That he had read in his youth many of the works of the Romantic school is betrayed by a style inclined to over-elaboration, but his diction grew purer as time went on. His literary judgments are not always accurate, and his appreciations of...show more

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  • Paperback | 1004 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 50mm | 1,751g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236600932
  • 9781236600936