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Modern Canadian Poets: An Anthology

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Modern Canadian Poets: An Anthology charts a nation's poetic history from Modernism to the present day. Here are 34 cosmopolitan poets whose work deserves recognition beyond national boundaries. The editors - themselves expatriate Canadian poets - have taken an 'away' angle, redefining the connections between Canadian poetry and the poetries of the United Kingdom and elsewhere. International in outlook, the anthology encompasses those Canadian by birth and by choice, and those who have engaged with the Native, Anglo-Irish and American traditions. First Nations poetry is represented, as is work from both English and French Canada ( Anne Carson's translations of Emile Nelligan, for example). This is an inclusive gathering of individuals and mavericks, of established and emerging voices, of hybrid poets whose work lives between cultures and reaches beyond borders. Modern Canadian Poets: An Anthology will surprise and delight readers both new to and well-versed in Canadian literature.

Fiction & PoetryPoetryPoetry anthologies by various poets Publisher: Carcanet Press Ltd Publication Date: 29/11/2010 ISBN-13: 9781857549386  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Evan Jones is a former professor at the York University in Toronto, at the University of Bolton, and at the Liverpool John Moores University. He is the author of "Nothing Fell Today but Rain." Todd Swift is the author of six collections of poetry, including "Rue du Regard," "Seaway," and "Winter Tennis." His poems have also appeared in publications, such as the "Best Canadian Poetry 2008," the "Globe and Mail "and the "Guardian." He has also edited pieces for "New American Writing" and "London Magazine."

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