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This volume collects the best of beloved poet Alden Nowlan's explicitly honest, direct, and insightful poetry. One of Canada's most influential poets, he left a rich legacy of poetry that is accessible yet profound, and that speaks to people's lives with wry observation and keen insight. During his lifetime he received many prestigious accolades and awards, including a Guggenheim Fellowship and the Governor Generals Literary Award for Poetry. Alden Nowlan: Selected Poems is for Nowlan fans and new readers alike. Reflecting the recurring themes that illuminate Nowlan's work, this volume is a tribute to a poet who deserves to be treasured for all time.

About the Author

Alden Nowlan was born January 25, 1933 at Windsor, Nova Scotia. Primarily self-educated, Nowlan worked as a newspaperman, and published poetry, plays, short stories, and novels. His poetry collection Bread, Wine and Salt won the Governor Generals Literary Award in 1967. Much of his work reflects his regional roots and an affection for ordinary people. Nowlan was central in the Fredericton and Atlantic literary community and became writer-in-residence at University of New Brunswick in 1969. He died in Fredericton on June 27, 1983.

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ISBN:
9781770893719
Author:
Nowlan, Alden
Publisher:
House of Anansi Press
Subject:
Poetry -Anthologies
Subject:
Anthologies-Miscellaneous International Poetry
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
A List
Publication Date:
20130931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
174
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in

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