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Literary Criticism Poetry

Selected Writings

by (author) A.J.M. Smith

edited by Michael Gnarowski

Publisher
Dundurn Press
Initial publish date
Sep 2006
Category
Poetry, Canadian, General
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781550026658
    Publish Date
    Sep 2006
    List Price
    $15.00
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9781459721142
    Publish Date
    Sep 2006
    List Price
    $7.99

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Arthur James Marshall Smith prize-winning poet, essayist, influential anthologist, and critic died in 1980. His last book, The Classic Shade: Selected Poems, on which Selected Writings is based, stands as his final intention in the world of literature.To this long out of print book the editor has added original material by Smith in which he defined and advanced modernism in Canadian writing. This edition also includes annotation, an extended introduction, and a bibliography.

About the authors

A.J.M. Smith was a professor at Michigan State University until 1972. Upon his retirement, the university created an award in his name, which is given away annually to honour a noteworthy book by a Canadian poet.

A.J.M. Smith's profile page

Michael Gnarowski co-edited The Making of Modern Poetry in Canada, compiled The Concise Bibliography of E nglish Canadian Literature, and edited the Critical Views on Canadian Writers Series for McGraw-Hill Ryerson. He has written for Encyclopedia Americana, The Canadian Encyclopedia, The McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of World Biography, and The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Poetry. Gnarowski is professor emeritus at Carleton University in Ottawa.

Michael Gnarowski's profile page

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