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Dorothy Livesay

Patterns in a Poetic Life

by Peter Stevens

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Chronicling the life of poet Dorothy Livesay, this book examines the roots of Livesay's social activism, including her commitment to social work and her involvement with the Communist Party; her vital contributions to the magazines New Frontier, Contemporary Verse, and CV/II; her European and African travels; her lifelong battle with recurring physical illness; and her struggles against barriers to political and sexual freedom and artistic growth.

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Peter Stevens teaches English at the University of Windsor. He has published several books of poetry, including Coming Back and Out of the Willow Trees.

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“This is an instructive life in the relationship it demonstrates between a sensitive artist and a tumultuous century.” —Canadian Materials

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