Poetry by Canadian Women

Paperback | February 1, 1989

EditorRosemary Sullivan

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This text presents the work of over seventy writers. Spanning almost two centuries, it reveals a fascinating range of cultural backgrounds, temperaments, and styles. The historical perspective makes it possible to trace a remarkable evolution not only in the concerns that Canadian women haveaddressed in poetry, but also in the craft with which they have done so. Above all, this anthology acts as a reminder that behind the rich contemporary generation is a long cumulative tradition of women poets who have cleared the way.

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Canada has established a worldwide reputation as a literary hot zone, having produced a number of internationally acclaimed authors, a great many of whom are women. You can celebrate the richness of our national literary heritage with Poetry by Canadian Women, an attractive volume from the Oxford University Press. Containing work by mo...

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This text presents the work of over seventy writers. Spanning almost two centuries, it reveals a fascinating range of cultural backgrounds, temperaments, and styles. The historical perspective makes it possible to trace a remarkable evolution not only in the concerns that Canadian women haveaddressed in poetry, but also in the craft wi...

Rosemary Sullivan is at University of Toronto.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.75 inPublished:February 1, 1989Publisher:Oxford University Press

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Canada has established a worldwide reputation as a literary hot zone, having produced a number of internationally acclaimed authors, a great many of whom are women. You can celebrate the richness of our national literary heritage with Poetry by Canadian Women, an attractive volume from the Oxford University Press. Containing work by more than 70 writers, it is an anthology which gives a taste of the richness and variety of our nation's arts culture, and one of which every Canadian can be proud.