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AVISON, Margaret. Winter Sun / The Dumbfounding : Poems, 1940-66. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, (1982). First M&S Printing. Pp. (10),11-191,(1). 8vo, printed blue card covers with red lettering to front cover and spine. Spadoni & Donnelly 3308. A volume in The Modern Canadian Poets series. "Winter Sun" was awarded the 1960 Governor General's Award for English language poetry and drama. "Margaret Avison is one of the most highly regarded poets in Canada, yet her work has been scarcely available for some years. With this reissue of her first two collections, readers who value integrity and compassionate intelligence can discover her unique achievement. 'Winter Sun',which won the Governor General's Award in 1960, moves through the daily wo rld with an uncommon sense of its resonance in history and eternity. 'The Dumbfounding' continues that attentiveness, incorporating the deeper perspectives of Christian commitment. The result is something to cherish: a poetryone can explore, savour, and be nourished by." - from the rear cover. Name inked to flyleaf, four characters inked inside rear cover, else very good. 30.00
Title: Winter Sun / The Dumbfounding : Poems, 1940-66. First M&S Editron.
Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1982, ISBN:0771009836:
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