Dorothy Livesay: Patterns in a Poetic Life

Front Cover
ECW Press, 1992 - Literary Criticism - 74 pages
0 Reviews
Chronicling the life of poet Dorothy Livesay, this book examines the roots of Livesay's social activism, including her commitment to social work and her involvement with the Communist Party; her vital contributions to the magazines New Frontier, Contemporary Verse, and CV/II; her European and African travels; her lifelong battle with recurring physical illness; and her struggles against barriers to political and sexual freedom and artistic growth.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1992)

Peter Stevens teaches English at the University of Windsor. He has published several books of poetry, including Coming Back and Out of the Willow Trees.

Bibliographic information