FR3874The French-Canadian Novel from 1900-19603 ch (3C)

The first half of the twentieth century bears witness to an ever popular ideology favoured by those in power, linking the survival of the French Canadian people with religion and agriculture. In literature, many writers promote this ideology. They celebrate the qualities of the Québec countryside, the soil, the Church, the homeland. Looks at the evolution of this literature which saw itself as representing the lifestyle and ideals of French Canadians.