Unfinished Dreams: Contemporary Poetry of Acadie

Unfinished Dreams: Contemporary Poetry of Acadie

Paperback(First edition)


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780864921321
Publisher: Goose Lane Editions
Publication date: 01/01/1990
Edition description: First edition
Pages: 172
Product dimensions: 6.01(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.48(d)

About the Author

Jo-Anne Elder has translated many of Chiasson's works of poetry, including Beatitudes and Conversations and, with Fred Cogswell, Climates. She and Fred Cogswell also edited and translated Unfinished Dreams: Contemporary Poetry of Acadie.

Fred Cogswell was one of the scions of Canadian Poetry. A widely published poet, anthologist, translator, reviewer, and critic, he has been a figurehead on the Canadian literary scene for more than fifty years. He was the recipient of numerous awards and honours ranging from the Bliss Carman Medal in 1947, to the Order of Canada in 1981, to a lifetime achievement award from the Canadian Publishers Association in 2000. He was the founder of Fiddlehead Poetry Books, one of Canada's oldest literary presses and has acted as mentor to several generations of young poets.

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