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On Glassy Wings
     

On Glassy Wings

by Anne Szumigalski
 

On Glassy Wings is a collection of Anne Szumigalski's very best work - nearly 100 poems selected from her many previous books, and a baker's dozen of brand new works.The book includes author's notes on the selected poems, and long expository poems to open and close the work.

On Glassy Wings shows Anne Szumigalski at her finest, as with

Overview

On Glassy Wings is a collection of Anne Szumigalski's very best work - nearly 100 poems selected from her many previous books, and a baker's dozen of brand new works.The book includes author's notes on the selected poems, and long expository poems to open and close the work.

On Glassy Wings shows Anne Szumigalski at her finest, as with precise detail and sensitivity she continues to explore a world where myth, reality, spirit and matter, emotion and intellect come together in a mysterious cosmic dance of life.

"The insights are many and startling...Plainly, Szumigalski is the most considerable of Prairie poets."-Globe & Mail

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781550501148
Publisher:
Coteau Books
Publication date:
01/01/1997
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
5.37(w) x 8.38(h) x 0.68(d)

Meet the Author

Born and raised in England, Anne Szumigalski served in WWII as interpretor, welfare officer and medical auxillery, before emigrating to Canada in the early 1950's. She lived in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, from 1951 until her untimely death in 1999. She was awarded the 1995 Governor-General's Award for poetry for Voice (Coteau Books), having been a finalist for that award for two previous publications.

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