Great Lakes Logia

By: BLADES, Joe (edited by)

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BLADES, Joe, (ed.). Great Lakes Logia. Fredericton, Canada : Broken Jaw Press, 2001. First Edition. Pp. (6),7-128 including a 16-page central section on glossy stock with colour photos. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated yellow card covers.

"Great Lakes logia, while not attempting to be the definitive Great Lakes anthobdgy, is a small clutch of readymade impressions shared in the spirit of the day. This collection of reflections on Canada's Great Lakes features the creative output of over 30 writers and artist from across Canada. From Paul Dutton's poem, "The Eighth Sea", written for a 1983 performance at Harbourfront Centre, to a 1943 artist's diary excerpt, from fictional accounts of Japanese-Canadian POWs on Lake Superior to an artistic study of Marilyn Bell's Lake Ontario swim, from Georgian Bay to the mythologised Niagara Falls, from the images of floating debris to the church of beach ... " - from rear.

An anthology of all things Great Lakes-related, with images, poems, songs, stories, and essays relating to "the eighth sea".

Includes works by :
David Ayland "The Return of the Detroit"
Kemeny Babineau "The North Shore / near Port Colborne"; "The North Shore, Lake Erie";
Joe Blades "Harbour Cruise", "Parry Sound"
John Donlan "Eminent Canadians" for John Fraser;
Paul Dutton "The Eighth Sea" including a long list of warships,
Louise Fabiani "Night Forest, Georgian Bay"
George Fetherling "Deathbed Ramblings of Andrew Heron"
Connie Fife "Lake Ontario",
Eric Folsom "Heron's Country", "The Lost Explorer" [on Champlain];
Phillip Kummel "Christian Island Pass",
Jennifer Lynes "Real Life on Lake Superior"
rob mclennan "The Country west of Kingston",
James C. Nichols "Impressions of an Able-Bodies Seaman"
Murray Reiss "Sarnia 1945" and "Sarnia 1948"
John Terpstra "from Falling into Place",
The Tragically Hip "Daredevil",

Also works by :
Shelley Adler,
Jane Buyers,
William Wilfred Campbell,
Margaret Christakos,
Beverley Daurio, ,
Jan Figurski,
Sheila Gregory,
Eugene Knapik,
Penn Kemp,
Gunda Lambton,
Malca Litovitz,
Mary Angela Nangini,
Shelley Ouellet,
Robert Priest,
Mary Seabrook,
Carol Ann Sokoloff,
Edie Steiner, and
Terry Watada.

Very good. 20.00

Title: Great Lakes Logia

Author Name: BLADES, Joe (edited by)

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Broken Jaw Press, Fredericton, NB, 2001, ISBN:1896647707:

Seller ID: 60242

Keywords: NAUTICAL CANADA LITERATURE GREAT LAKES POETRY CANADIAN LITERARY POETS VERSE ANTHOLOGY,