In Fine Form The Canadian Book of Form Poetry

In Fine Form The Canadian Book of Form Poetry
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  • Comments: Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, thatll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781551927770
  • ISBN: 1551927772
  • Publisher: Transition Vendor


Braid, Kate, Shreve, Sandy, Page, P. K.


A survey of Canadian poetic form, with hundreds of examples past and present, "In Fine Form features the work of Robert Service, Margaret Atwood, Molly Peacock, Leonard Cohen, George Elliott Clarke, and other noted poets. Canada's "form poetry" arises from the country's distinct geography and cultural mix, with subjects ranging from physical work like farming and fishing, to the French influence, to more timeless natural and abstract themes. This anthology, beginning in the 16th century, is arranged by sections, one for each form, with a brief introduction to that form's conventions and variations. The poems in each section appear chronologically (by birth date of poet) to show historical and modern examples that showcase the best the country has produced.Braid, Kate is the author of 'In Fine Form The Canadian Book of Form Poetry' with ISBN 9781551927770 and ISBN 1551927772.

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