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Winter sun ; The dumbfounding

poems, 1940-66

by Margaret Avison

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Published by McClelland and Stewart in Toronto .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesDumbfounding.
StatementMargaret Avison.
SeriesThe Modern Canadian poets
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.A92 A6 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination191 p. :
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3128617M
ISBN 100771009836
LC Control Number82241351

Margaret Atwood, The New Oxford Book of Canadian Verse in English (anthology) Margaret Avison, Winter Sun /The Dumbfounding: Poems ; Dionne Brand, Primitive Offensive; Don Domanski, War in an Empty House; Robert Finch, Twelve for Christmas. Diane Keating, No Birds or Flowers. Libraries Home; Collections. Collections Home. The Abstract; Discover Our Collections; Collection Development Policy; Suggestion For Purchase; How to Donate.

Enter Margaret Avison, a poet’s poet, a metaphysical poet, perhaps an academic poet lauded for her sometimes difficult but indelibly rich and intricately woven language. That year her first book, Winter Sun, was awarded the Governor’s General Award. Then, in , she became a devout Christian following a conversion experience. Concrete and wild carrot / Margaret Avison Margaret Avison [ Book, Audio book: ] View online (access conditions).

M argaret Avison: b. in Galt, Ontario. Infant and childhood years in Regina and Calgary (Sask. and Alta.). Educated in Ontario (University of Toronto, ; M.A. ).Various daytime jobs, , twice interrupted (8 months in Chicago on a Guggenheim Scholarship; two years' teaching at Scarborough College, University of Toronto: ). Selected Poems includes a generous selection from Winter Sun, The Dumbfounding, sunblue, and No Time, as well as three early uncollected poems (two of them from the Smith anthology) and nine new ones. The breadth of change in her work is remarkable, from an early poem like the well-known "Snow".


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When complete, Always Now will present all of the poems, up tothat Margaret Avison wishes to preserve.

Margaret Avison, OC (Ap – J ) was a Canadian poet who twice won Canada's Governor General's Award and has also won its Griffin Poetry Prize. According to the Encyclopædia Britannica, "Her work has been praised for the beauty of its language and images."Alma mater: Victoria University.

FROM WINTER SUN TO THE DUMBFOUNDING Since the publication of her first poem inMargaret Avison has made a distinctive mark on Canadian poetry with poems which have appeared in numerous Canadian magazines and anthologies.

Her first book of poems, Winter Sun (), won for her a Gover~ nor General's Medal and her first major recognition Author: Christopher A. Klus. Always Now, Collected Poems of Margaret Avison, encompasses in three volumes all of the published books, from Winter Sun () to Concrete and Wild Carrot (), and is framed by a gathering of uncollected and new poems respectively.

When complete, Always Now will present all of the poems, up tothat Margaret Avison wishes to One extends from the Author: Margaret Avison. (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary "Always Now, Collected Poems of Margaret Avison", encompasses in three volumes all of the published books, from "Winter Sun" () to "Concrete and Wild Carrot" (), and is framed by a gathering of uncollected and new poems respectively.

Encompasses in three volumes all of the published books, from Winter Sun () to Concrete and Wild Carrot (), and is framed by a gathering of other poems. Volume one extends from the uncollected poems to Avison's translations of Hungarian poems, and includes Winter Sun and The Dumbfounding/5(2).

Inshe received a Guggenheim Foundation fellowship in poetry, and inshe published her debut collection, Winter Sun (Routledge and Kegan Paul), which was awarded Canada’s Governor General’s Award for poetry. InAvison’s second collection, The Dumbfounding, was published in the.

Margaret Avison has written: 'Concrete and wild carrot' 'Always Now' 'Winter sun ; The dumbfounding' 'Not yet but still' 'History of Ontario' -- subject(s): History 'Books about Russia, February. Margaret Avison – Canadian poet and translator.

The following entry presents an overview of Avison's career through For further information on her life and works, see CLC, Volumes 2 and 4. Layton's book is one of several selecteds published this year; however, this is the first time that Avison's major books have been published in Canada.

This new collection is a reprinting of her first book, Winter Sun (Routledge & Kegan Paul, ) and her second, The Dumbfounding (W. Norton, ). Margaret Avison was born in Galt, Ontario, in She studied at the University of Toronto, and subsequently worked as a librarian, editor, lecturer, and social worker.

She began publishing poems in in Canadian Poetry first poetry collection, Winter Sun () was begun in Chicago where Avison lived in as a Guggenheim fellow.

The poems in this collection are deeply. by George J. Dance Margaret Avison, OC (Ap - J ) was a Canadian poet who won Canada's Governor General's Award and Griffin Poetry Prize. "Her work has often been praised for the beauty of its language and images.". Winter Sun (poetry) The Research Compendium; Review and Abstracts of Graduate Research, (nonfiction) The Dumbfounding (poetry) Sunblue (poetry) Winter Sun / The Dumbfounding: Poems, (poetry) No Time (poetry) Selected Poems (poetry) A Kind of Perseverence (nonfiction) Not Yet But Still.

In Avison received a Guggenheim Fellowship, "which she used to travel to Chicago. There she completed her first poetry anthology, Winter Sun." between and [8] It was not until three years later that her first book of poems, Winter Sun, was published.

Winter Sun won the Governor General's Award for poetry in [1]. The Essential Margaret Avison showcases the development of one of Canada's most brilliant and original poets, twice winner of the Governor-General's Award for Poetry.

Margaret Avison's vibrant life work is distilled here into a selection that is illuminating, generous and richly varied. In Avison received a Guggenheim Fellowship, "which she used to travel to Chicago. There she completed her first poetry anthology, Winter Sun." between and [8] It was not until three years later that her first book of poems, Winter Sun, was published.

Winter Sun won the Governor General's Award for poetry in [1]. AWARDS, HONORS: Guggenheim fellowship, ; Governor-General's Literary Awards for poetry,for Winter Sun, for poetry and drama,for The Cosmic Chef: An Evening of Concrete, for the Winter Sun: The Dumbfounding; Poems,andfor No Time; Griffin Poetry Prize,for Concrete and Wild Carrot.

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Instead we experience some dumbfounding displays of colours as they slowly settle over the horizon.Always Now, Collected Poems of Margaret Avison, encompasses in three volumes all of the published books, from Winter Sun () to Concrete and Wild Carrot (), and is framed by a gathering of uncollected and new poems respectively.

When complete, Always Now will present all of the poems, up tothat Margaret Avison wishes to One extends from the uncollected poems to Author: Margaret Avison.