The Cambridge History of English and American Literature in 18 Volumes (1907–21).
Volume XIV. The Victorian Age, Part Two.

XI. English-Canadian Literature



Bibliotheca Canadensis. Morgan, H. J. Ottawa, 1867.

A Cyclopaedia of Canadian Biography. Rose, G. M. 2 vols. Toronto, 1886, 1888.

Canada’s Intellectual Strength and Weakness. Bourinot, Sir John G. Montreal. 1893.

Canada: an Encyclopaedia of the Country. Hopkins, J. Castell. Toronto, 1898.

Canadian Men and Women of the Time. Morgan, H. J. Toronto, 1898, 1912,

A Bibliography of Canadian Poetry (English). James, C. C. Toronto, 1899.

A Bibliography of Canadian Fiction (English). Horning, L. E., and Burpee, L. J. Toronto, 1904.

Canadian Literature. MacMurchy, Archibald. Toronto, 1906.

Canada and Its Provinces (especially the volume on literature by Marquis, T. G.). Toronto, 1913, 1914.


De Mille, J. The Lady of the Inn. New York, 1870. The Cryptogram. New York, 1871.

Haliburton, Thomas Chandler (pseud. Sam Slick). The Clockmaker; or the Sayings and Doings of Sam Slick of Slickville. Halifax, 1837. Second Series. 1838; Philadelphia, 1838. Third Series. 1840. The Letter Bag of the Great Western; or Life in a Steamer. 2 vols. 1840; Halifax, 1840; Philadelphia, 1840. The Attaché; or Sam Slick in England. 1843–4. The Old Judge; or Life in a Colony. 2 vols. 1849. The English in America. 2 vols. 1851. Traits of American Humour. 3 vols. 1852. Sam Slick’s Wise Saws and Modern Instances. 2 vols. 1853. Nature and Human Nature. 2 vols. 1855. The Season Ticket. 1860.

Kirby, Wm. The Golden Dog (Le Chien d’Or). Boston, 1897. (The first edn. of 1877 published in London and New York has often been pirated.)

Leprohon, Mrs. R. E. Antoinette de Mirecourt. Montreal, 1864.

McLennan, Wm. Spanish John. Toronto, 1898. The Span O’ Life (in collaboration with Miss McIlwraith). Toronto, 1899. In Old France and New Toronto, 1900. Songs of Old Canada, translated from the French. Montreal, 1886.

Moodie, Mrs. Susanna. Roughing it in the Bush, or Life in Canada. (1852.) New edn. Toronto, 1913.

Richardson, Major John. Wacousta; or The Prophecy. 1832. Fulfilled. 2 vols. Montreal, 1840. The Canadian Brothers.

Sadlier, Mrs. Mary Ann. The Blakes and Flannigans. New York, 1861. Stories of the Provinces. Montreal, 1895.

Traill, Mrs. Catharine Parr. Lost in the Backwoods (The Canadian Crusoes). Edinburgh, 1852.


Cameron, Geo. Frederick. Lyrics on Freedom, Love and Death. Kingston, 1887.

Crawford, Isabella Valancy. Collected Poems. Toronto, 1905.

Drummond, Wm. Henry. The Habitant. New York, 1897. Johnny Courteau. New York, 1901. The Voyageur. New York, 1905. The Great Fight. New York, 1908. Poetical Works. Toronto, 1912.

Edgar, Sir James. The White Stone Canoe. Toronto, 1885. This Canada of Ours and other Poems. Toronto, 1893.

Heavysege, Charles. Saul. Montreal, 1857. Count Filipine. Montreal, 1860. Jephthah’s Daughter. Montreal, 1865.

Howe, Joseph. Poems and Essays. Montreal, 1874.

Johnson, E. Pauline. The White Wampum. 1895. Canadian Born. Toronto, 1903. Flint and Feather. Toronto, 1913.

Lampman, Archibald. Among the Millet. Ottawa, 1888. Lyrics of Earth, Boston, 1896. Collected Poems. Toronto, 1900.

Leprohon, Mrs. R. E. Poetical Works. Montreal, 1881.

McColl, Evan. English Poetical Works. Toronto, 1883.

McGee, T. D’. Poems. New York, 1870.

McLachlan, Alexander. The Emigrant and other Poems. Toronto, 1861. Poems and Songs. Toronto, 1874.

Martin, George. Marguerite, or the Isle of Demons. Montreal, 1887.

Mountcastle, Clara H. The Mission of Love. Toronto, 1882.

Murray, George. Poems. Montreal, 1912.

Rand, T. H. At Minas Basin, and other Poems. Toronto, 1898.

Reade, John. The Prophecy of Merlin, and other Poems. Montreal, 1870.

Sangster, Charles. The St. Lawrence and the Saguenay. Kingston, 1856. Hesperus and other Poems. Montreal, 1860.

Stewart, T. B. Phillips. Poems. 1887.

Weir, Arthur. Fleur de Lys. Montreal, 1887. The Snowflake and other Poems. Montreal, 1897.

Anthologies of Canadian Poetry

Campbell, William Wilfred. The Oxford Book of Canadian Verse. Oxford, 1913.

Dewart, E. H. Selections from English Poets. Montreal, 1864.

Lighthall, W. D. Songs of the Great Dominion. 1889.

Rand, T. H. A Treasury of Canadian Verse. Toronto, 1900.


Bourinot, Sir J. G. The Story of Canada. 1897.

Brooke, Mrs. Frances. The History of Emily Montague. 4 vols. 1769.

Butler, Sir William Francis. The Great Lone Land. 1872.

Canada and its Provinces. Toronto, 1914.

Champlain Society Publications. Toronto, 1907 ff.

Christie, Robert. Administration of the Hon. Sir Francis N. Burton. [n.p., n.d.] Brief review of the political state of Lower Canada since the conquest of the colony to the present day. New York, 1818. Memoirs of the administration of the colonial government of Lower Canada by Sir James Henry Craig and Sir George Prevost from the year 1807 until the year 1815. Quebec 1818. Memoirs of the administration of the government of Lower Canada by Sir Gordon Drummond, Sir John Coape Sherbrooke, the late Duke of Richmond, James Monk, Esq., from the 3rd April, 1815, until the 18th of June, 1820. Quebec, 1820. Memoirs of the administration of the government of Lower Canada by the Rt. Hon. the Earl of Dalhousie, comprehending a period of eight years from June, 1820, till Sept., 1828. Quebec, 1829. The military and naval operations in the Canadas during the late war with the United States. Quebec, 1818. History of the late province of Lower Canada. 6 vols. Montreal, 1866.

Chronicles of Canada. Toronto, 1914. [In progress.]

Coues, Elliott (ed.). New light on the early history of the greater northwest, the manuscript journals of Alexander Henry the younger, etc., 1799–1814. 3 vols. New York, 1897.

Dent, J. C. History of the Last Forty Years (1841–1881). 2 vols. Toronto [n.d.]. Story of the Rebellion in Upper Canada. Toronto, 1885.

Edgar, lady. Ten Years of Peace and War in Upper Canada. Toronto, 1890. Life of Brock. Makers of Canada Series. Toronto, 1904. A Colonial Governor in Maryland. 1912.

Franklin, Sir John. Journey to the shores of the Polar Sea in the years 1819–1822, with a brief account of the second journey in 1825–1827. 4 vols. 1829.

Grant, George Monro. From Ocean to Ocean. Toronto, 1873. (ed.) Picturesque Canada. 2 vols. Toronto, 1882. Reformers of the nineteenth century; a lecture. Halifax, 1867.

Haliburton, T. C. Historical and Statistical Account of Nova Scotia. Halifax, 1829. The Bubbles of Canada. 1837. Philadelphia, 1839. Rule and Misrule of the English in America. 2 vols. 1843, 1851.

Hanbury, David T. Sport and travel in the northland of Canada. 1904.

Hannay, James. History of Acadia. St. John, N.B., 1879. The war of 1812. 1905.

Henry, Alexander. Travels and adventures in Canada and the Indian territories between 1770 and 1776. New York, 1809. New edn. by Bain, James. Toronto, 1901.

Heriot, George. Travels through the Canadas. 1807. History of Canada. 1804.

Hind, Henry Y. Narrative of the Canadian Red River Exploring Expedition of 1857 and of the Assiniboine and Saskatchewan Exploring Expedition of 1858. 2 vols. 1860. Explorations in the interior of the Labrador peninsula. 2 vols. 1863.

Jameson, Anna B. Winter Studies and Summer Rambles in Canada, 1836–1837. 1838.

Jesuit Relations. Cleveland, 1896–1901.

Kingsford, W. History of Canada. Toronto, 1898.

Mackenzie, Alexander. Voyages from Montreal to the Pacific and Frozen Ocean, 1789–1793. 1801.

Makers of Canada. Toronto, 1903–1911.

Moodie, Susanna. Life in the Clearing versus the Bush. New York. 1853.

Reports on Canadian Archives. Ottawa, 1874 ff.

Review of Historical Publications relating to Canada. Toronto, 1897 ff.

Richardson, Major John. The war of 1812. Brockville, 1842. New edn. 1902.

Royal Society of Canada Publications. Sections I and III. Montreal, 1883.

Smith, William. History of Canada from its first discovery to the Peace of 1773. 2 vols. Quebec, 1815.

Southesk (earl of). Saskatchewan and the Rocky Mountains, a diary and narrative of travel, etc., in 1859 and 1860. Toronto, 1875.

Todd, Alpheus. On parliamentary government in England. 2 vols. 1867–9. Parliamentary government in the British Colonies. 1880.