The U.E.: A Tale of Upper Canada by William KirbyThe U.E.: A Tale of Upper Canada by William Kirby

The U.E.: A Tale of Upper Canada

byWilliam Kirby

Paperback | December 15, 1973

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A long narrative written in rhyming couplets and presented in 12 cantos, The U.E. tells the story of Walwyn and his sons, Ethwald and Eric, who come to Upper Canada from Yorkshire in the late 1820s, and the United Empire Loyalist Ranger John and his sons, Herman, Hendrick, Simcoe, and Hugh. The poem reaches its climax during the rebellions of 1837-38 when Hugh returns from the United States as a leader of a band of Americans intent on helping the rebels in order "to ourselves annex our glorious gains, / The Forest Land and all that it contains!"
William Kirby (1817-1906) was a Canadian author, best known for his classic historical novel, The Golden Dog.
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Title:The U.E.: A Tale of Upper CanadaFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:184 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.42 inShipping dimensions:9 × 6 × 0.42 inPublished:December 15, 1973Publisher:University of Toronto PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1487592337

ISBN - 13:9781487592332

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