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Frost on the Sun by D.G. Jones

The sun, symbol of warmth, even passionate fierceness, never appears at its burning pitch of summer fury in this book.

Ten Canadian Poets by Desmond Pacey

This 'group of biographical and critical essays' by Desmond Pacey appears appropriately in 1958: fifteen years have passed since Sir Charles G.D. Roberts' death marked the close of an era, and a new pattern in ...

Three Dozen Poems by R.G. Everson

There is wit and erudition in these poems -- but the erudition is occasionally too weighty, and, somehow, the result is less than a perfect take-off.

Emu, Remember! by Alfred W. Purdy

In an article entitle 'The Canadian Poet's Predicament' in the Toronto Quarterly (26: 284-295, April 1957), James Reaney wrote that Canadian poets face the challenge of writing for an audience whose 'tase hasn't been sufficiently organized yet.'


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