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Collected Works Of Pat Lowther (The)

Christine Wiesenthal 978-1-897126-61-5 | 336 Pages April, 2010 Poetry

About this book

The Collected Works of Pat Lowther brings together the complete poetry editions published by the eminent Canadian poet, Pat Lowther. All currently out-of-print, these works are supplemented by previously unpublished works, including the fifteen poems that make up the manuscript Lowther was working on at the time of her death in 1975.

One of most distinctive and ambitious voices of her generation, Pat Lowther has inspired critical discussion and cultural debates that have to date taken place in the absence of a comprehensive edition of her work. The Collected Works of Pat Lowther is attentive to chronology, allowing readers to gain a sharper sense of Lowther’s poetic development over time. Augmented by newly-available audio materials available as NeWest website podcasts, Wiesenthal's book provides a valuable resource for fans of this unforgettable Canadian poet.


"Wiesenthal's collection brings us [Lowther's] voice in its various forms; first in 28 poems that predate her initial publication, then in the poems from her three books and in a multimedia script the editor pieced together, and finally, in 160 pages of late, unpublished work. For this comprehensive selection, the publisher, NeWest Press, and the editor should be commended."

~ Lorna Crozier, The Globe and Mail