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W. O. Mitchell Theme Page
This "Theme Page" has links to resources related to the study of W. O. Mitchell. Students and teachers will find a range of information about the author. In addition, there are also several links to information about the Great Depression in Canada. Please read our Author
Profile: W. O. Mitchell
Northwest Passages publishes this author profile for W.O. Mitchell. It
describes part of his childhood, his university days and his career as a writer.
W. O. Mitchell Dead at 83
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) announces the death of W.O. Mitchell.
Brief History of Regina, Saskatchewan
A descriptive outline of Regina's history beginning with the early First
Nations hunters, who came to Regina to hunt buffalo. Half way through this
article, the author describes the some of the living conditions and several
events occurring in Regina during the Great Depression.
A sample entry from The Canadian & World Encyclopia that provides a quick
historical description of Mitchell and several small summaries describing
different themes from some of his writing.
O(rmond) Mitchell (1914-1998)
Published by the Well Known Canadians, this page is a brief biography of
W. O. Mitchell. It outlines some of the events which occurred during his life
before he published his first story and lists most of his work that follow
after his first publishing.
Has Seen the Wind"
Published as a sample from The Canadian & World Encyclopedia, the author
summarizes the plot of W.O. Mitchell's novel "Who Has Seen the Wind".
W. O. Mitchell
A short biography outlining his life history and a number of his works.
The Great Depression
Part of an on-line interactive writing tutorial, the following pages discuss
and describe events of Canadian depression on the Prairies. (The site uses
optional RAM audio files if you have the necessary computer configuration.)
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