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Author Name:    BENSON, Nathaniel A. (ed.) LIVESAY, Dorothy BRUCE, Charles McINNIS, Edgar

Title:   Modern Canadian Poetry. First Edition

Publisher:    Graphic Publishers Limited, Ottawa, 1930, 1930

Seller ID:   115662

BENSON, Nathaniel A., (ed.). Modern Canadian Poetry. Ottawa : Graphic Publishers Limited, 1930. First Edition. Pp (8),9-227,(1). 8vo, quarter navy cloth, decorated paper on boards, navy lettering to front board, silver lettering to spine.

Nathaniel Anketell Michael Benson (b. October 11, 1903, Toronto - d. 1966, Detroit, Michigan).

Contents :An introductory section, "By Way of Presentation" dated March 27, 1930 in Toronto.

1. Edgar McInnis (b. July 26, 1899 in Charlottetown - d. Sept. 28, 1973, Toronto).

2. Norman Hainsworth, including his "Bliss Carman: In Memoriam" and "No Drums (addressed to the widow of a suicide)".

3. Constance Davies Woodrow.

4. Wilfrid Eggleston, including his "Prairie at Evening" and "Dawn on Turtle Mountain".

5. Adah Reid.

6. Joseph Easton McDougall, including his "Evening: After Rihaku (740 A.D.)" and "Seek Not in Ancient Forest (Nungesser and Coli, May 1927).

7. Audrey Alexandra Brown.

8. Franklin Burton.

9. Dorothy Livesay, including her "Winter", "Time of Year", and Sea-Flowers".

10. Harry Chandler Elliott, including his "To the Broad Land" and "The Snow-Shovelers".

11. Dorothy Roberts Leisner (b. July 6, 1906, Fredericton - d. Apri 23, 1993, Pennsylvania), including his "Force of Earth, "Strange", "The Farmer", and "The Blind Child"

12. Robert Finch.

13. Henry Noyes.

14. Dilys Bennett.

15. Charles Bruce (b. May 11, 1906, Port Shoreham, Nova Scotia - d. Dec. 19, 1971, Toronto), including his "Wild Apples", "In Praise of Earth" and "Altar-Fires"

16. Noreen Masters.

17. Anne Sutherland.

18. Delacour Beamish, including his "Fly-Leaf for a Copy of Rupert Brooke",

19. Robert William Cumberland.

20. Nathaniel A. Benson.

Spine ends worn and lettering partly rubbed off, edges of boards worn, browned and bumped, name and address on flyleaf blacked out with marker, internally very good. As is. 25.00

Price = 25.00 CDN
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