Wacousta: A Tale of the Canadas

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Set in the 1760s at the time of Pontiac's Indian alliance against the British, Wacousta combines elements of revenge tragedy and gothic romance in reconstructing a violent episode in Canadian frontier history. In Major John Richardson's vivid depiction, Pontiac's campaign against Fort Detroit is masterminded by the mysterious Wacousta, a Byronic anti-hero whose thirst for vengeance against the fortress commander borders on madness. Turning upon binary oppositions - garrison against wilderness, restraint against passion, ...

Wacousta: A Tale of the Canadas 2008, New Canadian Library, Toronto, Canada

ISBN-13: 9780771094064

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Wacousta: A Tale of the Canadas 1991, New Canadian Library, Toronto, Canada

ISBN-13: 9780771098772

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Wacousta: A Tale of the Canadas 1967, New Canadian Library

ISBN-13: 9780771091582

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