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All Manner of Tackle

Living with Poetry

by Brian Bartlett

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All Manner of Tackle brings together a selection of Brian Bartlett's literary prose from the past three decades. One of Atlantic Canada's finest poets, Bartlett has published reflections on poetry in a panoply of forms, including essays, reviews, journals, memoirs, tributes, columns, introductions, and interviews. All Manner of Tackle celebrates the Canadian poetry and poets he considers indispensible (including P.K. Page, Robert Bringhurst and Elizabeth Bishop), offering meticulous and in-depth readings that track poetry's relationship to everything from mass culture to philosophy to the environment. As much memoir as it is criticism, All Manner of Tackle is a book that keeps "a few kernels of faith in poetry as something that blazes trails rather than just doggedly follow[s] them."

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Brian Bartlett

BRIAN BARTLETT has published many books of poetry, including The Watchmaker's Table, The Afterlife of Trees, and Wanting the Day: Selected Poems. He teaches creative writing at St. Mary's University.

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