A survey of Canadian poetic form, with hundreds of examples past and present, "In Fine Form" features the work of Robert Service, Margaret Atwood, Molly Peacock, Leonard Cohen, George Elliott Clarke, and other noted poets. Canada's "form poetry" arises from the country's distinct geography and cultural mix, with subjects ranging from physical work like farming and fishing, to the French influence, to more timeless natural and abstract themes. This anthology, beginning in the 16th century, is arranged by sections, one for ...

In Fine Form: The Canadian Book of Form Poetry 2005, Polestar Book Publishers

ISBN-13: 9781551927770

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