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Civil Elegies is Dennis Lee's uncompromising exploration of citizenship, both Canadian and human. Eli Mandel has called Civil Elegies one of the most important contemporary books of poetry in our country. It was the winner of the Governor General's Literary Award for Poetry in 1972. This edition features a new introduction by noted academic Nick Mount, who places this important collection in the context of Canadian literature and Lees career.

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Dennis Lee: Dennis Lee is the author of more than twenty books, including Civil Elegies, which won the Governor General's Literary Award, and Alligator Pie, the children's classic. Among many other honours, he was Toronto's first poet laureate from 2001 to 2004.

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ISBN:
9781770892491
Author:
Lee, Dennis
Publisher:
House of Anansi Press
Author:
Mount, Nick
Subject:
Anthologies-Miscellaneous International Poetry
Edition Description:
Second Edition
Series:
A List
Publication Date:
20130331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in

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