David H. Stam's Anthologies of the Reading Experience
Samuel Hearne & the Landscapes of Discovery.
Maclaren, I. S.Canadian Literature No. 103 (1984) 27-40.
Hudson's Bay Company.
Arctic Reading: Canada
In seeking the sublime and picturesque Hearn found in the northern landscape “what he had been taught to look for.” A landscape of barren hills and open marshes is appropriate for the barbarity of Hearne’s account.