Books tagged: Literary Studies: Poetry & Poets

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Bronwen Wallace

Edited by Wanda Campbell

Writers and critics have long acknowledged Bronwen Wallace’s unique contribution to Canadian literature and yet her work has received little academic recognition. This collection attempts to remedy this with voices old and new. A critical introduction, biography, and interview ... Read more

Everybody’s Martyrology

By Frank Davey


Everybody’s Martyrology provides commentary and analysis for almost every page of bpNichol’s meandering nine-volume lifelong poem, The Martyrology — a poetic pondering of the inevitable extinction of the human species. Taken together, it became one of the five longest ... Read more

How a Poem Moves

By Adam Sol


A collection of playfully elucidating essays to help reluctant poetry readers become well-versed in verse

Developed from Adam Sol’s popular blog, How a Poem Moves is a collection of 35 short essays that walks readers through an array of contemporary poems. Sol is a dynamic ... Read more

In the Writers' Words

Edited by Laurence Hutchman

Interviews with ten Great Canadian poets.

In The Writers' Words Volume 2 is a collection of interviews of ten significant contemporary Canadian poets: Brian Bartlett, Roo Borson, George Elliott Clarke, Travis Lane, John B. Lee, Daniel Lockhart, Bruce Meyer, A. F. Moritz, Sue ... Read more

My Beloved Wager

By Erin Moure
Edited by Smaro Kamboureli
Photographs by Erin Moure

My Beloved Wager gathers essays by noted poet and translator Erín Moure, and records a quarter century of writing practice emerging from a city of exhilarating poetic and translatory possibility: Montreal. In her essays and linguistic-sculptural interventions on what poetry ... Read more

Pasquale Verdicchio

Edited by Antonio D'Alfonso

The ten essays included in this volume address the themes of immigration, migration, and history in Pasquale Verdicchio’s poetry and scholarship. Giuliana Gardellini, Joseph Pivato, Anna Zampieri Pan, Diego Bastianutti, Carmelo Militano, Leonardo Buonomo, Kenneth Scambray, ... Read more

Shifting Paradigms

By Ewan Whyte

Continuing from Desire Lines, Shifting Paradigms is a collection of essays on art, poetry and culture--both high and low--gathered from the astute critical work of Toronto writer Ewan Whyte. Included: essays on Yayoi Kusama, Anish Kapoor, Janet Cardiff, Damien Hirst, Viktor Mitic, ... Read more

The Bob Dylan Albums

By Anthony Varesi

Bob Dylan has created a body of work unparalleled in popular music. As a songwriter and as a singer, Dylan expanded the boundaries for song. In this substantially revised and updated second edition of The Bob Dylan Albums, Anthony Varesi analyzes the massive Dylan canon through ... Read more