Lighting Up the Terrain by David a Kent
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Lighting Up the Terrain
By David a Kent

Lighting Up the Terrain

The Poetry of Margaret Avison

Edited by See other recent books by David a Kent
Format: Hardback

Normal Price: $47.58
Your Price: $42.82 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $4.76! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.14 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available, ships in 8-11 days

Lighting Up the Terrain by David a Kent

Book Description

While Margaret Avison is one of Canada's most respected writers, she is also well known for her integrity as an individual. With her conversion to Christianity in 1963, her life and her art became inseparably linked. However, criticism and commentary on her work have lagged behind. This lag is especially noticeable as regards her post-conversion poetry where there has been a reluctance to encounter Avison on her own ground -- the ground of Christian commitment. This collection of essays by Canadian critics, and appreciations and reminiscences by both Canadian and American poets, addresses Avison as both a Christian poet and as an individual who has influenced her contemporaries. The purpose of this volume is to throw some light on the mystery of Margaret Avison and particularly on her achievement as a Christian writer. This intention has evolved into a celebration of the person and the poet.

Buy Lighting Up the Terrain book by David a Kent from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780920763940
ISBN-10: 0920763944
Format: Hardback
(218mm x 140mm x 23mm)
Imprint: ECW Press,Canada
Publisher: ECW Press,Canada
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1987
Country of Publication: Canada

Other Editions...


» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Lighting Up the Terrain book by David a Kent and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review

Author Biography - David a Kent

David Kent teaches English at Humber College in Toronto, Ontario, and is the editor of "A Chastened Language: The Achievement of Christina Rossetti."

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by David a Kent close
» close