The Night the Dog Smiled by John NewloveThe Night the Dog Smiled by John Newlove

The Night the Dog Smiled

byJohn Newlove

Paperback | January 1, 1986

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Noted Canadian critic Frank Davey said that John Newlove had developed “one of the most direct and visually precise styles in twentieth-century poetry.” Here Newlove is at his finest in a collection of sharply honed, direct, and ruthlessly honest poems of intense feeling, observation, and involvement. Newlove writes from the perspective of a true craftsman who insists that the clarity of his vision be respected in every word he puts in print.
John Newlove is a Governor General's Award–winning poet who has published several books of poetry.
Title:The Night the Dog SmiledFormat:PaperbackDimensions:78 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.3 inPublished:January 1, 1986Publisher:ECW PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0920763316

ISBN - 13:9780920763315

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From Our Editors

Poet John Newlove is at his finest in this collection of sharp, direct, honest verse. Driving, The Green Plain and White Philharmonic Novels stand out amongst these carefully crafted, deeply felt pieces. The Night the Dog Smiled is a work of intense feeling, observation and involvment, bringing poet and reader together if only for a few brief moments.

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“He is indeed a master builder. His versatility is impressive . . . his work is often a demonstration model of how it should be done.” —Margaret Atwood, Second Words