Travels and Tales of Miriam Green Ellis: Pioneer Journalist of the Canadian West

January 10, 2013|
Travels and Tales of Miriam Green Ellis: Pioneer Journalist of the Canadian West by Miriam Green Ellis
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Demers revives the memory of journalist Miriam Green Ellis, an all-but-forgotten feminist, suffragist, and agricultural reporter who documented the modernist sphere for over four decades and who refused to be confined to the "women''s pages." With written material from the University of Alberta''s Miriam Green Ellis Collection, accompanied by an excellent selection of photographs, Ellis''s inimitable voice and views on Albertans, westerners, and Canadians in the early decades of the twentieth century emerge clearly. Readers interested in Canadian women studies, journalism, or feminism will find Ellis''s highly coloured perspective both entertaining and informative.
Pioneering agricultural journalist Miriam Green Ellis (1879-1964) exulted in wearing what she called "seven league boots" to visit the farms and families of her huge "Western parish." Alert, intuitive and keenly observant, she always embraced "the adventure of the unexpected." The resourcefulness and determination she showed in her 192...
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Title:Travels and Tales of Miriam Green Ellis: Pioneer Journalist of the Canadian West
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:296 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.75 in
Shipping dimensions:296 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.75 in
Published:January 10, 2013
Publisher:The university of Alberta Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780888646262

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