Jon Whyte: Mind Over Mountains by Jon WhyteJon Whyte: Mind Over Mountains by Jon Whyte

Jon Whyte: Mind Over Mountains

byJon Whyte

Paperback | April 30, 2000

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"Post-modernism was nice while it lasted, I believe. Thank goodness it's over."

So wrote Jon Whyte, a contrarian and poet ahead of his time.

From the late 1960s to his untimely death in 1992, Banff's Jon Whyte was a guiding spirit among those who loved the arts and the Rockies. Though variously a filmmaker, bookseller, publisher, local historian, museum-keeper, critic and columnist, Jon Whyte was always and most fundamentally a poet.

Jon Whyte: Mind Over Mountains traces his poetic career from his early years as part of Edmonton's fertile 1960s literary community, through his acclaimed 1982 poem Homage: Henry Kelsey, to Fells of Brightness, his visionary evocation of the "Shining Mountains."

Complemented with photographs and artwork reproductions, Jon Whyte: Mind Over Mountains introduces previously unpublished work along with his best-known writings and includes a foreword by longtime friend and writer Myrna Kostash.

Jon Whyte is a Red Deer Press author.
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Title:Jon Whyte: Mind Over MountainsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:166 pages, 8.5 × 8 × 0.68 inPublished:April 30, 2000Publisher:Red Deer PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0889952086

ISBN - 13:9780889952089

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