By (author) Louis Dudek
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Zembla's Rocks by Louis Dudek
Book DescriptionZembla's Rocks is Louis Dudek's first major collection of lyric poems since The Transparent Sea (1956). All of Dudek's voices are here: the lyrical observer of everyday events, the satirizer of culture and society, the meditative poet. This book confirms Dudek's impressive contribution to Canadian literature. Generally acknowledged as the pioneer of the Canadian long poem, Dudek has also been active as critic, teacher, modernist theoretician, editor and publisher for over four decades. In 1981 Frank Davel and bp Nicol said that "Dudek's centrality to Canadian poetry will become indisputably apparent. His work binds Smith, Scott, and Klein to the writing of the present generation. It links Canadian writing to the great modernist descent from Joyce, Pound, Eliot, and Williams."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780919890725
(228mm x 152mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Vehicule Press
Publisher: Vehicule Press
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1996
Country of Publication: Canada
Books By Author 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.
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, Paperback (January 1974)» View all books by Louis Dudek
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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