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Sainte-Rose Village, by Marc-Aurèle Fortin, 1930

Sainte-Rose Village by Marc-Aurèle Fortin, 1930

Marc-Aurèle Fortin  (14 March 1888 – 2 March 1970)
Artwork: with permission from La Galerie Walter Klinkhoff
Le Devoir: Marc-Aurèle Fortin (article on current exhibition) 
Gabrielle Roy’s Tin Flute (city novel)*
Hector de Saint-Denys Garneau: Happiness Unattainable (poetry)
Regionalism in Quebec Fiction: Ringuet’s Trente Arpents (2)*
Regionalism in Quebec Fiction: Ringuet’s Trente Arpents (1)*
Menaud, maître-draveur: a Metaphysical Land, Félix-Antoine Savard*
Germaine Guèvremont’s Le Survenant*
Claude-Henri Grignon: Notre culture sera paysanne, ou ne sera pas (article)
Séraphin, Un Homme et son péché, or Heart of Stone, Claude Henri Grignon*
Regionalism in Quebec Fiction: Maria Chapdelaine, Louis Hémon*
Regionalism in Quebec Fiction: The Honorable Pierre-Joseph-Olivier Chauveau
Regionalism in Quebec Fiction: Patrice Lacombe’s La Terre paternelle
The Canadien’s Terroir
The Regionalistic Novel In Quebec: Survival 
New France: Once upon a time… (roots of regionalism) ←
* Fiction

List of Posts

This is an updated list of my posts on Quebec. I am now preparing a post on Trente Arpents (Thirty Acres), a novel published in 1938 by Ringuet.  The literature that follows Trente Arpents is about life in cities or small towns.  Trente Arpents reminds me of a typical Balzac novel:  the rise and fall of…  Euchariste Moisan inherits thirty acres, marries, raises a family, but there is a sudden dégringolade.  Everything goes wrong…

Village in Quebec, by Marc-Aurèle Fortin, 1926

Village in Quebec by Marc-Aurèle Fortin, 1926

A Rainy Road Marc-Aurèle Fortin c. 1925-1928

A Rainy Road by Marc-Aurèle Fortin,
c. 1925-1928 (National Gallery of Canada)

A Rainy Road
Marc-Aurèle Fortin (biographical notes)
Three Conferences, Confederation and Now: Civil Unrest
From Coast to Coast: The Iron Horse, Part 2
From Coast to Coast: The Iron Horse, Part 1
From Coast to Coast: Louis Riel as Father of the Confederation
From Coast to Coast: the Fenian Raids
From Coast to Coast: the Oregon Country
Nouvelle-France’s Seigneurial System (listed twice)
La Capricieuse & Crémazie’s Old Soldier*
Parliament to the Rescue: the Hidden Solution
The Rebellion in Upper Canada: Wikipedia’s Gallery
The Act of Union: the Aftermath
The Act of Union 1840-41
Upper & Lower Canada
The Aftermath: Krieghoff’s Quintessential Quebec 
Évangéline & the Literary Homeland (cont’d)*
Évangéline & the Literary Homeland*
La Corriveau: A Legend*
The Aftermath cont’d: Aubert de Gaspé’s Anciens Canadiens*
Nouvelle-France’s Seigneurial System
Jacques Cartier, the Mariner
Pierre du Gua: a mostly Forgotten Founder of Canada
Richelieu & Nouvelle-France ←
Une Éminence grise: Armand Jean du Plessis, Cardinal-Duc de Richelieu et de Fonsac
In these Fairylike Boats
The Singing Voyageurs
The Voyageur Mythified 
The Voyageur from Sea to Sea           
The Voyageur & his Canoe
The Voyageurs & their Employers
The Voyageurs: hommes engagés (hired men)
Nouvelle-France’s Last and Lost Battle: The Battle of the Plains of Abraham Battle of Fort William Henry & Cooper’s Last of the Mohicans
Louis-Joseph de Montcalm-Gozon, Marquis de Saint-Veran

Saint-Siméon, by Marc-Aurèle Fortin

Saint-Siméon, by Marc-Aurèle Fortin (Photo credit: Google images)

© Micheline Walker
15 July 2012