Selected Poems: The Vision Tree by Phyllis WebbSelected Poems: The Vision Tree by Phyllis Webb

Selected Poems: The Vision Tree

byPhyllis Webb

Paperback | January 1, 1982

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Poetry distinguished by its attention to form and thought.
Phyllis Webb Phyllis Webb worked for many years as a writer and broadcaster for the CBC, where she created the radio program "Ideas" in 1965 and was its executive producer from 1967 to 1969. Her 1980 work Wilson's Bowl was hailed by Northrop Frye as "a landmark in Canadian poetry." As Stephen Scobie once wrote, the work of ...
Title:Selected Poems: The Vision TreeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.35 inPublished:January 1, 1982Publisher:Talon Books LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0889222029

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Canadian poet Phyllis Web has crafted a wide repertoire of insightful and luminous verse. Her early influences include Earle Birney and P.K. Page, but it was F.R. Scott who introduced her to the Montreal writing scene of the 1950’s, giving her access to contemporary influences Louis Dudek, Eli Mandel, Irving Layton, Miriam Waddington and Leonard Cohen. Selected Poems: The Vision Tree encompasses a broad selection of work from each of Webb’s six books of poetry, as well as some recent work.

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