Bolder Flights: Essays on the Canadian Long Poem by Frank Tierney, Angela Arnold Robbeson

By Frank Tierney, Angela Arnold Robbeson

A starting to be variety of literary historians and critics now realize the modern lengthy poem as a distinctively Canadian style. This choice of essays leads the reader to a deeper realizing of Canadian literary cultures when it comes to their neighborhood intimacies and idiosyncrasies in addition to of their nationwide contexts.

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It brings to 38 mind Margaret Atwood's poem "The Planters," from The Journals of Susanna Moodie. " And yet "they are right": If they let go of that illusion solid to them as a shovel, open their eyes even for a moment to these trees, to this particular sun they would be surrounded, stormed, broken in upon by branches, roots, tendrils, the dark side of light as I am. Unlike his antecedents in eighteenth-century England, Burwell does not appear to find tamed nature more attractive than wild nature.

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