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Measures of Astonishment: Poets on Poetry
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Univ of Regina Pr
Publication date March 12, 2016
Pages 233
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780889773714
ISBN-10 0889773718
Dimensions 0.50 by 5 by 7 in.
Weight 0.84 lbs.
Published in Canada
Original list price $25.95
Other format details university press
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"A society without poetry and the other arts would have broken its mirror and cut out its heart."Margaret Atwood

So boldly insists one of our greatest writers in Measures of Astonishment, a refreshing and eclectic mix of both deeply personal and formal essays that offer a glimpse into the minds of some of Canada’s most influential poets.

In addition to Margaret Atwood, the contributors to this volume include a virtual who’s who of the country’s literary elite: Anne Carson, George Elliot Clarke, Anne Simpson, Tim Lilburn, Marilyn Bowering, A.F. Moritz, Mark Abley, Glen Sorestad, Robert Currie, Don McKay, Lillian Allen, and Gregory Scofield.

Measures of Astonishment shines a northern light on poetry, offering unique perspectives as to what poetry is, what it does, and why it matters.


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9780889773714 | details & prices | 233 pages | 5.00 × 7.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.84 lbs | List price $25.95
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