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Author: E J Pratt; Sandra Djwa; W J Keith; Zailig Pollock
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Thomas Lovell Beddoes (1803-1849) is a latter-day Jacobean, the author of blank verse plays and poems which are as bold, wild and fresh as they are archaic in manner. We read his plays less for character and drama than for the miracles that occur in their language. He is a poet of fragments. His mastery of lyric and ballad make his work immediately accessible; an obsession with death aligns him with the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pratt, E.J. (Edwin John), 1882-1964.
Selected poems.
Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©2000
(OCoLC)706072989
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: E J Pratt; Sandra Djwa; W J Keith; Zailig Pollock
ISBN: 0802043356 9780802043351 080208155X 9780802081551
OCLC Number: 43284181
Description: xxxi, 239 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: The Ice-Floes 3 --
The Toll of the Bells 7 --
Come Not the Seasons Here 8 --
The Drowning 9 --
The Fog 10 --
The Ground Swell 10 --
The Shark 11 --
Before an Altar 12 --
Newfoundland 12 --
The Witches' Brew 15 --
Sea-Gulls 33 --
The Sea-Cathedral 34 --
The Iron Door 35 --
Erosion 43 --
The Highway 44 --
The Man and the Machine 44 --
From Stone to Steel 45 --
The Prize Cat 46 --
Silences 47 --
Fire 48 --
The Titanic 49 --
The Baritone 82 --
Brebeuf and His Brethren 84 --
Come Away, Death 147 --
The Truant 148 --
The Good Earth 154 --
Towards the Last Spike 155 --
NOTES 207 --
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY 237 --
INDEX OF TITLES 241 --
INDEX OF FIRST LINES 243.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: E.J. Pratt ; edited by Sandra Djwa, W.J. Keith and Zailig Pollock.
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Selected Poems offers a full sampling of Pratt's poems chosen on the joint basis of representative poetic voice and intrinsic value. The poems are based on a new edition of the texts based on a  Read more...

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