NCL O1 – Poets of the Confederation edited by Malcolm Ross


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Poets of the Confederation edited by Malcolm Ross (New Canadian Library O1)

Series Two

From the Back Cover:

Here are assembled the best works of the four main poets of the Confederation era in Canada–Roberts, Carman, Lampman, and Scott. These were the leading poets of e\what is known in Canada as “The Golden Age,” which did for this country what the Group of Seven was later to do in painting. In this collection the best of each poet has been distilled, making of this publication a distinctive landmark in Canadian literature. Poets of the Confederation is Volume 1 in the Poets of Canada series. Volume 3, Poetry of Mid-Century, is also available. [Malcolm Ross]


Poets of the Confederation edited by Malcolm Ross (New Canadian Library O1)Series Three

From the Back Cover:

A full and vivid survey of the four “Confederation Poets,” this volume serves as an excellent reminder that Canadians possess a poetic tradition of recognizable merit.

Here is a representative selection of the four main poets of the Confederation era in Canada: Charles G. D. Roberts, Bliss Carman, Archibald Lampman, and Duncan Campbell Scott. These men were the leading poets of what is known in Canada as “The Golden Age” – an era which did for this country in poetry what the Group of Seven was later to do in painting. Edited by Malcolm Ross, this collection contains the best work of four distinctive and remarkable talents. [Malcolm Ross]


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