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Introductions: Poets Present Poets

Evan Jones

Published April 16th 2001
ISBN : 9781550416275
Paperback
112 pages
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Introductions is a unique undertaking in the world of Canadian poetry. This exciting anthology brings together 15 of this countrys most honoured and influential poets whose goal is to introduce this generations finest - yet lesser known - poets.AMoreIntroductions is a unique undertaking in the world of Canadian poetry. This exciting anthology brings together 15 of this countrys most honoured and influential poets whose goal is to introduce this generations finest - yet lesser known - poets.A Each introducer provides an insight into the life and work of the poet of their choice, which is followed by a selection of some of the poets most engaging work.A The result is a powerful yet eclectic selection of unheralded verse, and a rare glimpse into the way poets see themselves and the world around us.A Together, contributors to Introductions have been awarded 10 Governor Generals Awards and dozens of the most prestigious honours in English language poetry. Contributors include:P.K. Page introducing Marilyn BoweringA.F. Moritz introducing Carleton WilsonErin MourA(c) introducing Susan HolbrookPatrick Lane introducing Elizabeth PhillipsLorna Crozier introducing Carla FunkJohn Newlove introducing Rob McLennanAnne Michaels introducing Sheila WaiteRobert Kroetsch introducing Helen TsiriotakisSusan Musgrave introducing James ClarkeMargaret Avision introducing George Whipple Proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated to Frontier College, a Canada-wide, volunteer-based, literacy organization.