Download e-book for iPad: Bolder Flights: Essays on the Canadian Long Poem by Frank Tierney, Angela Arnold Robbeson

By Frank Tierney, Angela Arnold Robbeson

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

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