Modern Canadian Poets: An Anthology of Poems in English

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Evan Jones, Todd Swift
Carcanet, 2010 - Poetry - 240 pages

With contributions from 35 poets, this diverse compilation features the spectrum of Canadian poetry from the last hundred years. Representing various styles and traditions, it explores a lineage of modernist, multilingual, and culturally pluralist perspectives. Writers from the First Nations, the Caribbean-Canadian, and the Africadian--or Black Canadian--communities present an eloquent and cosmopolitan collection that will redefine the connections between Canada and the poetry world at large.

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About the author (2010)

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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