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A Way of Walking

by (author) Robin Skelton

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Initial publish date
Sep 1994
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    Sep 1994
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    Sep 1994
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Perhaps his most personal collection, A Way of Walking is Robin Skelton’s second book to poems in traditional Japanese metre. Like most Japanese poetry, the poems are charged by sentiment and sensibility, an economy of statement and, at their centre, an affirmative expression of well-being.

About the author

Poet, anthologist, editor, teacher, biographer, art and literary critic, historical writer, initiated witch and occultist, Robin Skelton came to Canada in 1963, the author of five collections of poetry and nine other books. He taught at the University of Victoria for almost thirty years, teaching in the Department of English and then in the Department of Creative Writing, of which he was the founding Chairman in 1973. In 1967, together with John Peter, he founded The Malahat Review. He published approximately 1 books. His publications with Beach Holme include Wrestling the Angel (1994) and his newest title One Leaf Shaking (1996). He passed away August 22, 1997 and will be greatly missed.

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