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The white savannahs

Author: William Edwin Collin
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, [1975]
Series: Literature of Canada poetry and prose in reprint, 15.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The White Savannahs, originally published in 1936, is the first study of Canadian poetry from a modern point of view. It contains essays on Archibald Lampman, Marjorie Pickthall, E.J. Pratt, Leo Kennedy, A.M. Klein, A.J.M. Smith, F.R. Scott, Marie Le Franc, and Dorothy Livesay. The contributions are based on a series of analytical essays originally published in the Canadian Forum and in the University of Toronto  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Literary criticism
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Collin, William Edwin.
White savannahs.
Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, [1975]
(OCoLC)616786572
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Edwin Collin
ISBN: 0802021417 9780802021410 0802062415 9780802062413
OCLC Number: 1194936
Notes: Reprint of the 1936 ed. published by Macmillan, Toronto; with new material added.
Description: xlviii, 329 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Natural landscape --
Dream-gardens --
Eye in in the bush --
Pleiocene heroics --
My new found land --
Pilgrim of the absolute --
The spirit's Palestine --
Difficult, lonely music --
This man of April.
Series Title: Literature of Canada poetry and prose in reprint, 15.
Responsibility: W.E. Collin ; introduction by Germaine Warkentin.
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"The White Savannahs, originally published in 1936, is the first study of Canadian poetry from a modern point of view. It contains essays on Archibald Lampman, Marjorie Pickthall, E.J. Pratt, Leo Kennedy, A.M. Klein, A.J.M. Smith, F.R. Scott, Marie Le Franc, and Dorothy Livesay. The contributions are based on a series of analytical essays originally published in the Canadian Forum and in the University of Toronto Quarterly. Professor Collin's work added much to the establishment of a new climate of opinion among readers and publishers of poetry in Canada"--Publisher.

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