Mazo de la Roche Introduction - Essay

Introduction

De la Roche, Mazo 1885–1961

De la Roche was a Canadian novelist and playwright, best known for her series about the Whiteoak family of Jalna. Although accused by critics of exaggerated romanticism and popular escapism, de la Roche's novels continue to attract a wide readership. (See also Contemporary Authors, Vols. 85-88)