David Solway: Essays on His Works
Utp Distribution, 2001 - Literary Criticism - 163 pages
In recent years David Solway's groundbreaking trio of critical looks -- Education Lost, Lying About the Wolf, and Random Walks -- have earned him a reputation as a thinker and prose writer of considerable erudition. But it is through his poetry that Solway has established himself as an exemplary and indispensable literary artist. This volume -- the very first book devoted to the study of Solway's work -- includes contributions by such noted poets and critics as W. J. Keith, Wilf Cude, Eric Ormsby, Richard Sanger, and William Ford. The result is a fuller exploration and celebration of the 'cornucopian triumphs' of a poet Carmine Starnino calls in his introduction "one of the best things to ever happen to English Canadian poetry". Carmine Starnino is a poet who lives in Montreal.
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Alonissos Amorgos Anatomy of Arcadia beauty become Bedrock begin Canada Canadian poetry Canadian poets Carmine Starnino Chess Pieces Cohen collection contemporary critical prose David Solway Demotiki discipline dream Dudek Education Lost effect Egyptian airforce English Eric Ormsby essay evokes fact formal free verse French Gatsos Greece imagination Irving Layton Jean-Guy Pilon Katharevousa kind language Layton lines living memorable Mephistopheles metaphor meter metrical mind Modern Marriage Montreal pawn perhaps Peter Van Toorn phrase poet poet's poetic praise published Quebec Random Walks reader reality reference Review rhyme rhythms Road to Arginos Robert Graves rock Selected Poems sense sequence Signal Editions Solway's Solway's poem Solway's poetry sonnet sonnet form speaks speech stanza Stevens Stones in Water style stylistic syllables T.S. Eliot theme there's things tion tradition Twelve Sonnets University of Toronto voice Wilbur word writing Yeats Zymergy