Harsh and Lovely Land: The Major Canadian Poets and the Making of a Canadian Tradition
Poet-critic Tom Marshall examines four stages in the development of apurely Canadian tradition in poetry through a focus on the work ofmajor poets writing in English from the mid-nineteenth century to thepresent.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
achievement American animals apparently attempt Atwood Avison aware beauty becomes beginning Birney Canada Canadian Canadian poets Cohen concerns consciousness continuing cultural dark death dream early effect existence experience exploration expression eyes fact feels fiction gives human imagination important Indian individual interesting kind Klein Lampman land landscape language larger later Layton least less light living look lost MacEwen madness man’s Margaret meaning mind Miriam Waddington Mountain moving myth narrative nature Notes novel observation once Ondaatje past perfect perhaps perspective poems poet’s poetic poetry poets possible Pratt present problem Purdy Purdy’s reader reality recent remains Roberts Scott Second seems seen sense significant Smith social sometimes space stars story suggests Surfacing theme things traditional turn universe vision voice wants whole woman writes written