Paradise by Louis Dudek
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By Louis Dudek


Essays on Myth, Art and Reality

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Paradise by Louis Dudek

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Analytical, controversial, lyrical, intelligent, and never boring, these essays cover topics as diverse as Nabokov's Pale Fire, the literary quarrel between Morley Callaghan and John Glassco, the idea of art, the poetry and prose of R.J. MacSween, the poetry of Ken Norris, and myth.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781550650327
ISBN-10: 1550650327
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 25mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: Vehicule Press
Publisher: Vehicule Press
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1992
Country of Publication: Canada

Books By Author Louis Dudek

Poetry of Louis Dudek by Louis Dudek Poetry of Louis Dudek, Paperback (January 1999)

Louis Dudek has assembled this collection of the poems that complement his writings as a long-term interpreter of the poetic process and a critic of letters in Canada.

Zembla's Rocks by Louis Dudek Zembla's Rocks, Paperback (January 1996)

Many voices inform these poems: the lyrical observer of everyday events, the satiriser of culture and society, the meditative poet.

Continuation by Louis Dudek Continuation, Paperback (January 1990)

Written by the author of "Atlantis" which was published in 1967, this long poem is the subsequent instalment of the author's adventure in poetic process.

Dk / Some Letters of Ezra Pound by Louis Dudek Dk / Some Letters of Ezra Pound, Paperback (January 1974)

Presents the correspondence with Ezra Pound that covers the years from 1949 to very nearly the end of his life.

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Author Biography - Louis Dudek

Louis Dudek was one of Canadaas most important and influential cultural workers. After gaining his PhD from Columbia University, Dudek in 1951 returned from New York to Montreal, the city of his birth, to take up a position as professor of English at McGill. Dudekas return to Canada marked the beginning of his efforts to revolutionize the Montreal poetry scene through little magazines and small-press publishing, providing alternatives to commercial presses and opportunities for talented young poets. In 1956 he started The McGill Poetry Series , which gave a start to several young poets, including Leonard Cohen. The author of numerous books of poetry, Louis Dudek died in 2001.

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