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Author Name:    MacSWEEN, R.J.

Title:   Called from Darkness. First Edition

Publisher:    Tarlane Editions, Antigonish , 1984, 

Seller ID:   112715

MacSWEEN, R.J. Called from Darkness. Antigonish, Nova Scotia : Tarlane Editions, (1984). First Edition. Pp (6),7-51,(1). 8vo, photo-illustrated yellowcard covers with blue lettering. MacSween's fourth book of poetry, publish ed when he was professor of English at St. Francis Xavier University. Includes the following poems: "When They Are Gone", "Country Evening", "Once in the Garden", "In Subtle Clothes", "Because", "Reverie and Dream", "Celebration", "A Door Closes", "The Shrine", "The Return", "Treason", "Stonehenges", "Reverie in Daylight", "Learning", "Within", "Waves", "Conspiracy", "The Cathedral", "Obitutaries", "Arctic Day", "Arabesque", "Reading History", "Called from Darkness", "So Long Denied", "Caves", "Stillness", "Just Born", "The Fall in the City", "The Unexplored", "Surfaces", "Spring", "A Book of Clocks", "Surveillance", "Around the Bones", "Desert Trees", "The Masks", "Lulls", and "Tamerlanes". "Writing with a simple cadenced economy, his poetry has a Pascalian soberness. History, nature and morality are the subjectsof a continuous meditation in which ideas and insights form a web of thoug ht and feeling and invite repeated readings." - from rear cover. Some sunning to covers, else very good. 14.00

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