Thirty Acres

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Thirty Acres
Original titleTrente arpents
TranslatorFelix Walter, Dorothea Walter
Publication date
1938 (French)
1940 (English)
1940 (German)
Media typePrint (hardback & paperback)

Thirty Acres (French: Trente arpents) is a novel by Canadian writer Philippe Panneton, published under the pen name Ringuet.[1] First published in French in 1938, it was published in an English translation in 1940 and won the Governor General's Award for Fiction at the 1940 Governor General's Awards.[1] It is considered one of the most important works in Quebec literature,[1] and one of the most important exemplars of the roman du terroir genre.

The novel traces the life of Euchariste Moisan, a rural farmer in Quebec.[1]

The novel's English edition remains in print as part of the New Canadian Library series.


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