Painted Fires

Painted Fires

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Painted Fires, first published in 1925, narrates the trials and tribulations of Helmi Milander, a Finnish immigrant, during the years approaching the First World War. The novel serves as a vehicle for McClunga€™s social activism, especially in terms of temperance, woman suffrage, and immigration policies that favour cultural assimilation. In her afterword, Cecily Devereux situates Painted Fires in the context of McClunga€™s feminist fiction and her interest in contemporary questions of immigration and a€œnaturalization.a€ She also considers how McClunga€™s representation of Helmi Milandera€™s story draws on popular culture narratives.1910. Toronto: Coles, 1980. Print. Bingham, Theodore Alfred. The Girl That Disappears: The Real Facts about the White Slave Traffic. Boston: ... Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. ... White Civility: The Literary Project of English Canada.

Title:Painted Fires
Author: Nellie L. McClung
Publisher:Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press - 2014-07-02

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