Moodie


Moodie
Moodie
 
['muːdɪ], Susanna, geboren Strickland ['strɪklənd], kanadische Schriftstellerin englischer Herkunft, * nahe Bungay (County Suffolk) 6. 12. 1803, ✝ Toronto 8. 4. 1885; veröffentlichte in England Erzählungen für Jugendliche, Gedichte, Skizzen und Kurzgeschichten. 1832 wanderte sie mit ihrem Mann nach Kanada aus. Ihre Erfahrungen als Immigrantin und das harte Farmerleben in Ontario beschrieb sie humorvoll und anschaulich in ihrer autobiographischen Trilogie »Roughing it in the bush. Or, Life in Canada« (2 Bände, 1852), »Life in the clearing versus the bush« (1853) und »Flora Lyndsay. Or, Passages in an eventful life« (1854).
 
Weitere Werke: Romane: Mark Hurdlestone. Or, The two brothers (1853); Mark Hurdlestone, the gold-worshipper (1853); Geoffrey Moncton. Or, The faithless guardian (1855); The world before them, 3 Bände (1868).
 
 
M. Fowler: The embroidered tent. Five gentlewomen in early Canada (Toronto 1982).

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