Open Field: An Anthology of Contemporary Canadian Poets
Sina QueyrasISBN: 0892553146; 9780892553143;
Book Description An unparalleled compilation of more than twenty-five innovative poets, selected from the dazzling panorama of contemporary Canadian verse. Included here are Christian Bok, Anne Carson, and Erin Moure, whose experiments with genre have landed them international acclaim; Lisa Robertson and Ken Babstock, whose explorations of the pastoral and the sonnet, respectively, reach as far back into poetry's history as they do into the future of those forms; George Eliot Clark, whose striking lyrics have been adapted for opera; and Tim Lilburn, Don McKay and Jan Zwicky, who have reinvented some of poetry's primordial components from the wilder fringes of the Canadian landscape. Along with Nicole Brossard, Dionne Brand, Christopher Dewdney, Susan Goyette, Dennis Lee, Daphne Marlatt, Michael Ondaatje, Fred Wah, and others, these poets have been carefully chosen to convey the exhilarating commotion and diversity of Canadian verse. For native readers, Open...