The New Oxford book of Canadian verse in English / chosen and with an introduction by Margaret Atwood
Book | Oxford University Press | 1982

Additional actions:

Details

Description
xl, 477 pages ; 23 cm
Note
Includes index.
Form
Also issued online.
Contents
The pleasand life in Newfoundland / Robert Hayman -- To Cordelia / Joseph Stansbury -- From The emigrant: winter in Lower Canada / Standish O'Grady -- From The rising village: the lonely settler / Oliver Goldsmith -- The winter galaxy ; The dead / Charles Heavysege -- From The emmigrant: song ; From The emigrant: the arrival ; We live in a rickety house / Alexander McLachlan -- From The St. Lawrence and the Saguenay: the thousand islands ; From 'Sonnets written in the Orillia woods / Charles Sangster -- From Tecumseh ; Song from 'The last bison' -- Charles Mair -- A battle ; The camp of souls ; The dark stag ; Said the canoe / Valancy Crawford -- The log jam / W. H. Drummond -- Tantramar revisited ; The potato harvest ; The pea-fields ; The mowing ; The herring weir ; The skater / Charles G. D. Roberts -- Heat ; In November ; The city of the end of things ; Winter evening ; A thunderstorm ; To a millionaire / Archibald Lampman -- Indian summer ; The winter lakes ; How one winter came in the lake region ; Morning on the shore / Wilfred Campbell -- Low tide on Grand Pre ; Lord of my heart's elation ; Morning in the hills / Bliss Carman -- The unnamed lake / R. G. Scott -- At the cedars ; The forsaken ; On the way to the mission ; At Gull Lake: August, 1810 ; En route / D. C. Scott -- Ojistoh ; Marshland / Pauline E. Johnson -- In Flanders fields / John McCrae -- The cremation of Sam McGee / Robert Service -- The blue heron / T. G. Roberts -- The shark ; From The Titanic: the final moments ; Silences ; From Brebeuf and his brethren: the martyrdom of Brebeuf and Lalement ; The truant ; From Towards the last spike; the Pre-Cambrian shield / E. J. Pratt -- Pere Lalemant ; Quiet ; Two souls / Marjorie Pickthall -- Halibut Cove harvest ; Sonnet ; Kenneth Leslie -- The diver ; If ice ; The snake trying / W. W. E. Ross -- Boy remembers in the field ; Nell ; February's forgotten mitts / Raymond Knister -- The Canadian authors meet ; Brebeuf and his brethren ; W. L. M. K. ; Lakeshore ; Laurentian shield ; Night club / F. R. Scott -- Last visit ; Silverthorn bush / Robert Finch -- The lonely land ; The common man ; The dead ; Resurrection of Arp / A. J. M. Smith -- One-night expensive hotel ; Injured maple ; Pauper woodland ; Stranded in my Ontario / Ronald Everson -- Anglosaxon Street ; David ; Slug in woods ; Bushed ; Can. Lit. ; The bear on the Delhi Road ; My love is young / Earle Birney -- Dazzle ; cold / Dorothy Roberts -- Quebec farmhouse ; The entailed farm ; One last word / John Glassco -- Columbus reaches Juana, 1492 ; Mothy monologue ; Wednesday at North Hatley / Ralph Gustafson -- Heirloom ; The break-up ; indian Reservation: Caughnawaga -- Portrait of the poet as landscape / A. M.Klein.
Green rain ; Without benefit of tape ; Waking in the dark ; The uninvited ; The children's letter ; Spain / Dorothy Livesay -- Christ walks in this infernal district too ; For Under the volcano ; Xochitepec ; The lighthouse invites the storm / Malcom Lowry -- Lens; In June and gentle oven ; Daily the drum ; Nature be damned / Anne Wilkinson -- Lines: I praise God's mankind in an old woman ; Emily Carr / Wilfred Watson -- The cold green element ; The improved binoculars ; The fertile muck ; From colony to nation ; For Mao Tse-Tung: a meditation on flies and kings / A tall man executes a jig ; Butterfly on rock ; For Musia's grandchildren ; Grande finale / Irving Layton -- Imagine the south ; Poem for Carcia Lorca ; Paper anarchist addresses the shade of Nancy Ling Perry ; Pacifists / George Woodcock -- War on the periphery ; Cathleen sweeping ; Bliss ; Veterans / George Johnston -- Prairie graveyard ; Beaver pond ; As you come in / Anne Marriott -- A country without a mythology ; Coureurs de bois ; The net and the sword / Douglas LePan -- From 'Poem on Canada': cold colloquy ; Houses burning: Quebec / Patrick Anderson -- Twenty below ; Sakhara ; Earthquake / R.A. D. Ford -- Mountain town: Mexico ; Kissing Natalia ; My winter past / Eldon Grier -- Stories of snow ; Photos of a salt mine ; The snowman ; After rain ; T-bar ; The permanent tourists ; Evening dance of the grey flies / P. K. Page -- Icons ; Old women of Toronto ; The women's jail ; Advice to the young ; Ten years and more / Miriam Waddington -- Working class / Bertram Warr -- The swimmer's moment ; Snow ; Thaw ; New Year's poem ; Meeting together of poles and latitudes (in prospect) / Civility a bogey -- In a season of unemployment ; The dumbfounding ; A nameless one ; Unspeakable / Margaret Avison -- Garcia Lorca ; Coming suddenly to the sea ; The dead / Louis Dudek -- Remains of an Indian village ; Night song for a woman ; The cariboo horses ; The country north of Belleville ; Wilderness gothic ; Poem ; Alive or not ; The dead poet ; Spinning / Al Purdy -- The man who finds that his son has become a thief ; Lagoons, Hanlan's Point ; Flight of the roller coaster ; The hunter ; On the rouge / Raymond Souster -- Great-Aunt Rebecca ; If I could walk out into the cold country ; Death by drowning ; Anti-love poems / Elizabeth Brewster -- From the North Saskatchewan ; Houdini ; Envoi ; On the 25th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz ; The madwomen of the Plaza de Mayo / Eli Mandel -- The fights ; I've tasted my blood ; on Saint-Urbain Street ; Knowing I live ina dark age ; You growing / Milton Acorn -- The lizard / Rona Murray -- Lakeside incident ; Eagle ; Wart Hog / Robin Skelton.
The green family ; The brown family ; Poem / Colleen Thibaudeau -- Late gothic ; Three-handed fugue ; A cocker of snooks ; This one's on me ; Death's head / Phyllis Gotlieb -- The school globe ; The upper Canadian ; Granny Crack ; The lost child / James Reaney -- The naming of the beasts ; Reply to the committed Intellectual ; Three seasons / Francis Sparshott -- Visitor's parking ; A midwife's story: two ; Angels / Anne Szumigalski -- Stone hammer poem / Robert Kroetsch -- Poetics against the angel of death ; To friends who have also considered suicide ; The days of the unicorns ; From 'The Kropotkin poems' ; Spots of blood ; Imperfect sestina / Phyllis Webb -- Photograph in a Stockholm newspaper for March 13, 1910 ; Natalya Nikolayevna Goncharov / Don Coles -- These trees are no forest of mourners ; The river: north of Guelph ; On picture of your house ; For spring ; 'From sex, this sea . . .' / D. G. Jones -- Ark to Noah ; Ark articulate ; Ark anatomical ; Ark artefact ; Ark apprehensive ; Ark astonished ; Ark overwhelmed ; Ark parting ; The fisherman ; The beauty of Job's Daughters ; A lost soul ; They return / Jay MacPherson -- If ; Passing into storm ; Stigmata ; At the edge of the jungle ; The measure / Patrick Lane -- Beginning ; In the operating room ; Suppose this moment some stupendous question ; For Jean Vincent d'Abbadie, Baron St.-Castin ; The bull moose / Alden Nowlan -- It's in the egg ; Ichthycide ; Of dandelions & tourists ; The ant trap ; Cat ; Fish / Joe Rosenblatt -- A kite is a victim ; You have the lovers ; Heirloom ; I have not lingered in European monasteries ; 'The killers that run . . . ' ; Leonard Cohen -- Snails ; Fossil / E. D. Blodgett -- Portrait: the freedom fighter ; Temporal / George Jonas -- A stone diary ; Last letter Pablo / Pat Lowther -- A bewilderment at the entrance of the fat boy into eden / Fabulary satire IV ; Point Grey / Daryl Hine -- Foreign aid ; Environment / Lionel Kearns.
Grandfather ; Dobbin ; The house ; The envies ; From 'Summer solstice' ; In the forest / George Bowering -- For Edward Hicks ; A dead weasel ; Drunken poem ; Considerations ; Works from Hell / David Helwig -- Summer ; Interior monologue #666 ; Politics / Tom Marshall -- What do you want? ; Samuel Hearne in wintertime ; The pride ; America / John Newlove -- The bread hot from the oven ; The onion ; 'Now you have burned . . . ' / John Thompson -- From The Great Bear Lake meditations / J. Michael Yates -- Death of a young son by drowning ; There is only one of everything ; November ; Marrying the hangman ; You begin ; Notes towards a poem that can never be written ; Variation on the word Sleep / Margaret Atwood -- dont worry yr hair ; th wundrfulness uv th mountees our secret police ; christ i wudint know normal if i sw it when / Bill Bissett -- Stepfathers ; Potatoes ; The Canadian prairies view of literature / David Donnell -- From 'Civil elegies ; The gods / Dennis Lee -- 'Breathe dust . . . ' ; / Fred Wah -- She'd say ; The piano / Frank Davey -- Transubstantiation ; The inheritors / Gary Geddes -- House plants ; A form of passion ; Lennox island / David McFadden -- Manzini: escape artist ; A breakfast for barbarians ; The thing is violent ; The discovery ; Dark pines under water ; The void ; There is no place to hide / Gwendolyn MacEwen -- A barbed wire fence meditates upon the gold finch ; I scream you scream ; March snow ; Don McKay -- Imagine: a town ; Femina / Daphe Marlatt -- The snake ; Chinese Camp, Kamloops / Andrew Suknaski -- Portrait ; 'It is her cousin's death . . . ' ; 'She lay wrapped . . . ' / Gail Fox -- The tin woodsman ; Paper matches ; Time to myself ; Windigo / Paulette Jiles -- Burning hills ; Letters & other worlds ; Breaking green ; Walking to Bellrock ; The cinnamon peeler / Michael Ondaatje -- How the death of a city is never more than the sum of the deaths of those who inhabit its spaces ; Day twenty-three / Victor Coleman -- The hand ; Brian Fawcett -- Bushed ; Lobo / Charles Lillard -- The north ; Bushed / Barry McKinnon -- In the dome care of the 'Canadian' / Sid Marty -- Roots ; Before Passover / Seymour Mayne -- Two words: a wedding ; Gorg, a detective story / bp Nichol -- Shake'nbake ballad ; Mountain study / Peter Van Toorn -- The Chilean elegies: 5. The interior ; Another poem about the madness of women ; Wayman in love ; Tom Wayman -- Turn (a poem in 4 parts) ; Carrier Indians / Ken Belford -- Deuteronomy ; These poems, she said ; Notes to the reader / Robert Bringhurst -- Mean drunk poem ; Loose woman poem ; Kirk Lonegren's home movie taking place just north of Prince George, with sound / Sharon Thesen -- Beautiful woman ; The hunters of the the deer ; Baptism / Dale Zieroth -- 'I don't have the energy . . . ' ; sex at thiry-one ; Life / Artie Gold -- wakepick I ; changeling VIII / Kristjana Gunnars -- Russian asylum ; Seeing Oloalok ; Wishing Africa / Marilyn Bowering -- The head is a paltry matter ; Errore ; Make rage poem ; Flying deeper into the century / P. Giorgio Di Cicco -- Explorers as seen by the natives ; Elijah speaking / Doug Fetherling -- The moon and the salt flats / Mary Di Michele -- Three songs from the temple ; Deadsong / Dom Domanski -- Out of control: the quarry ; 'This is of two worlds . . . ' / Chris Dewdney -- The Judas goat ; Returning to the town ; Where we used to live / Susan Musgrave -- Gray glove ; Talk ; Flowers; Jacaranda / Roo Borson.
Subject
Indexed Term
Added Author
ISBN
0195403967
9780195403961
Extras
Back to top