We Wasn't Pals: Canadian Poetry and Prose of the First World War

We Wasn't Pals: Canadian Poetry and Prose of the First World War

by Barry Callaghan
     
 

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Ignored by critics and readers of the time, these poems were written by Canadians who witnessed the horror of World War I first-hand, forming an anthology in which the forgotten experiences of a decade are finally remembered.

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Ignored by critics and readers of the time, these poems were written by Canadians who witnessed the horror of World War I first-hand, forming an anthology in which the forgotten experiences of a decade are finally remembered.

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"Barry Callaghan and Bruce Meyer have done yeoman service to Canadian literature with this volume."  —Rex Murphy, host, Cross-Country Check-Up, CBC Radio One

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ISBN-13:
9781550966428
Publisher:
Exile Editions
Publication date:
11/01/2001
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Barry Callaghan is a Canadian author, poet, and anthologist. He is currently the editor in chief of Exile Editions and Exile: the Literary Quarterly. He is the author of As Close as We Came, Beside Still Waters, and The Black Queen Stories. He lives in Toronto. Bruce Meyer is the inaugural poet laureate of the city of Barrie and a professor of English at Georgian College. He is the author of Alphabet Table, Dog Days, The Golden Thread, Heroes, and Mesopotamia; the coauthor of Alphabestiary; and the coeditor of The White Collar Book. He lives in Barrie, Ontario. Margaret Atwood is a Canadian poet, novelist, literary critic, essayist, and environmental activist. She is the recipient of the Arthur C. Clarke Award, the Prince of Asturias Award for Literature, and the Governor General's Award. She lives in Toronto.

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