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Author Purdy, Al, 1918-2000.

Title The more easily kept illusions : the poetry of Al Purdy / selected, with an introduction, by Robert Budde ; and an afterword by Russell Morton Brown
Published Waterloo, Ont. : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (80 pages)
Series Laurier poetry series
Laurier poetry series.
Contents Foreword / Neil Besner -- Biographical note -- Introduction / Robert Budde -- Mind process re a faucet -- Remains of an Indian village -- Winter walking -- Hockey players -- Home-made beer -- Eskimo graveyard -- Trees at the Arctic Circle -- Tent rings -- When I sat down to play the piano -- At the Quinte Hotel -- Love at Roblin Lake -- Interruption -- Wilderness gothic -- Lament for the Dorsets -- Joint account -- Depression in Namu, BC -- Eastbound from Vancouver -- The horseman of Agawa -- Flat tire in the Desert -- Inside the mill -- Deprivations -- Alive or not -- Rodeo -- On realizing he was written some bad poems -- After rain -- The nurselog -- A typical day in Winnipeg -- In the early cretaceous -- Purely internal music -- Orchestra -- Red leaves -- Orchestra -- Earle Birney in hospital -- Untitled -- For her in sunlight -- Afterword : as the dream holds the real / Russell Morton Brown
Summary This is a selection of 35 poems by one of Canada's best loved and most cantankerous poets, with introduction by Budde, and an Afterword by Russell Brown
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Print version record
Subject Medical policy -- Canada.
Genre/Form Canadian poetry
Form Electronic book
Author Budde, Robert, 1966-
ISBN 1280465662
1423785533 (electronic bk.)
9781423785538 (electronic bk.)