Laure Conan

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Laure Conan




Laure Conan, pen name of Marie-Louise-Félicité Angers (January 9, 1845 — June 6, 1924), is regarded as the first true French-Canadian female novelist. She was born in Murray Bay, Canada East.

Educated by the Ursulines, she wrote eleven books focussed largely on religion, family and her nation, with a particular interest in exploring the minds of her characters. Conan best remembered book is Angéline de Montbrun (1884).

She died in Montreal, Quebec.

Selected bibliography

  • Angéline de Montbrun - 1884 (translated as Angéline de Montbrun, 1974)
  • À l'oeuvre et à l'épreuve - 1891 (translated as The Master Motive, 1909)
  • L'oublié - 1900
  • Élizabeth Seton - 1903
  • L'obscure souffrance - 1919
  • La sève immortelle - 1925
  • Oeuvres romanesques (3 volumes) - 1974-75

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