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The essential Margaret Avison

Author: Margaret Avison; Robyn Sarah
Publisher: Erin, Ont. : Porcupine's Quill, ©2010.
Series: Essential poets (Erin, Ont.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Essential Margaret Avison showcases the development of one of Canada's most brilliant and original poets, twice winner of the Governor-General's Award for Poetry. Margaret Avison's vibrant life work is distilled here into a selection that is illuminating, generous and richly varied.
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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Avison; Robyn Sarah
ISBN: 9780889843332 0889843333
OCLC Number: 642440994
Description: 63 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Always now: the collected poems (volume 1) --
The butterfly --
Winter sun --
Snow --
Jonathan, O Jonathan --
The world still needs --
All fool's eve --
Hiatus --
November 23 --
New year's poem --
The swimmer's moment --
September street --
Watershed --
Thaw --
Mordent for a melody --
Always now: the collected poems (volume 1) --
The typographer's ornate symbol --
The dumbfounding --
Pace --
Twilight --
In a season of unemployment --
July man --
A nameless one --
Many as two --
A story --
The dumbfounding --
sunblue --
Oughtiness ousted --
Hid life --
Slow advent --
Released flow --
Cement worker on a hot day --
Scar-face --
A lament --
No time --
Noted, foundered --
Power --
Loss --
Crowd corralling --
Not yet but still --
Lit sky and foundered earth --
Poring --
Concrete and wild carrot --
Balancing out --
Always now: the collected poems (volume 3) --
Sad song --
Momentary dark --
Finished when unfinished --
Prayer of anticipation --
En route --
Poetry is --
Listening : last poems --
Still life --
Metamorphosis --
Safe but shaky.
Series Title: Essential poets (Erin, Ont.)
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: selected by Robyn Sarah.
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The Essential Margaret Avison showcases the development of one of Canada's most brilliant and original poets, twice winner of the Governor-General's Award for Poetry. Margaret Avison's vibrant life work is distilled here into a selection that is illuminating, generous and richly varied.

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