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Alden Nowlan

Alden Nowlan

essays on his works

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Published by Guernica in Toronto, Buffalo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nowlan, Alden -- Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Gregory M. Cook.
    SeriesWriters series -- 19
    ContributionsCook, Gregory M., Nowlan, Alden., Metcalf, John, 1938-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.N6 Z525 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination143 p. ;
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17561194M
    ISBN 101550712543
    ISBN 109781550712544
    LC Control Number2006929271

    Alden Nowlan was born Janu 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's General award in Much of his work reflects his regional roots and an affection for the ordinary people.5/5(4). "The Collected Poems of Alden Nowlan may be the most important book of poetry published in Canada this year. "— Michael Dennis "After I was brought up on the Romantics in school, my love of Alden Nowlan's poetry began with his dense, metrically perfect lyrics, some of .

    "The Collected Poems of Alden Nowlan may be the most important book of poetry published in Canada this year." — Today's Book of Poetry "On almost every page there is a reminder of the laconic poet's gift for defining small beauties of, and rueful observations about, the vast chaotic canvas of our reality.5/5(2). Buy Selected Poems by Nowlan, Alden, Crozier, Lorna, Lane, Patrick (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(4).

    Alden Nowlan left school before graduating and during his adolescent years worked at a variety of jobs, all of them menial, manual, or both. He was a pulp cutter, a farmhand, a sawmill worker, a night watchman, a ditch digger and a logger. Primarily self-educated, he later went on to work as a newspaperman, and published poetry, plays, short.   Alden Nowlan was the first and so far only person to win the Governor General’s prize for poetry without getting to the fifth grade in public : Robert Fulford.


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This in-depth collection of essays offers a revealing look at Alden Nowlan, a poet, journalist, novelist, and playwright who overcame the disadvantages of both living in poverty and of having completed a mere four grades of education.

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He spent months of hard work on the book, living in poverty and devoting every resource to the project, but when he lent the. Alden Nowlan was born in Windsor, Nova Scotia, in Though he was largely self-taught, he was a prolific writer who published poetry, plays, short stories, and novels.

He received a Governor General's Award in for Bread, Wine and Salt (), and in the same year won a Guggenheim : Alden Nowlan's biography and life Nowlan was born into rural poverty in Stanley, Nova Scotia, adjacent to Mosherville, and close to the small town of Windsor, Nova Scotia, along a.

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Born in Windsor, N.S., inNowlan's knack with words — along with his conversational and. Alden Nowlan, one of Canada's finest and most influential poets, died in He leaves a rich legacy of poetry that is accessible yet profound, and that speaks to people's lives with wry observation and keen insight.

For Nowlan fans and new readers alike, award-winning poets, editors, and critics Lorna Crozier and Patrick Lane help to re-view and recontextualize Nowlan's place in.As Alden Nowlan’s most recent biographer, Patrick Toner, describes it, “A large Celtic cross mark[s] the grave of an Irishman from Nova Scotia”.

“An Irishman from Nova Scotia”. Indeed. The poems and writings of Alden Nowlan are standard features in a number of anthologies of Canadian and Maritime literature.The Canadian poet from Nova Scotia named Alden Nowlan () was one of the several poets I discovered in a wonderful American anthology called The Rag and Bone Shop of the Heart, one of whose compilers was Robert Bly (already a favourite poet of mine) who said of Nowlan that he was "the greatest Canadian poet of the 20th century"/5(3).