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George Woodcock's Introduction to Canadian Poetry
     

George Woodcock's Introduction to Canadian Poetry

by George Woodcock
 

In this companion volume to his introduction to Canadian fiction, George Woodcock discusses Canada's major poets, from Archibald Lampman and D. C. Scott to Leonard Cohen and Margaret Atwood. Woodcock indicates his own admiration for particular writers, and his reasons for paying less attention to others. Each volume is written in the fluid, intelligible style

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In this companion volume to his introduction to Canadian fiction, George Woodcock discusses Canada's major poets, from Archibald Lampman and D. C. Scott to Leonard Cohen and Margaret Atwood. Woodcock indicates his own admiration for particular writers, and his reasons for paying less attention to others. Each volume is written in the fluid, intelligible style for which Woodcock is so well known, and provides snapshot views of Canadian poetry from the beginning of literature to contemporary times.

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“Overall, Woodcock's Introduction has the virtue of openness in tracing Canadian poetry's development from its colonial beginnings . . . leading into an authentically Canadian literature' over the past sixty years.” —World Literature Today

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781550221404
Publisher:
ECW Press
Publication date:
05/01/1993
Pages:
174
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

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George Woodcock is a one of Canada's best-known literary critics.

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