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Webb sights

June 25th, 2014

Having edited and written the introduction for Phyllis Webb’s Selected Poems (Talonbooks 1971), John F. Hulcoop has stayed the course, contributing a book-length study, Phyllis Webb and Her Works (ECW Press 1990). Fortunate to have such a devoted critic as the nineteeth-century poetry scholar Hulcoop and such a devoted publisher as Talonbooks, Webb will re-emerge as a poet after a hiatus of more than thirty years with a single volume containing of all her published, unpublished and uncollected works, Peacock Blue: The Collected Poems of Phyllis Webb (Talonbooks $39.95), once again edited by Hulcoop. The all-encompassing overview comes thirty-four years since the eminent Ontario critic Northrop Frye hailed her collection Wilson’s Bowl (with a title poem about UBC anthropologist Wilson Duff) as “a landmark in Canadian literature” in 1980. Peacock Blue is scheduled for publication in October.

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  1. Frederick says:


    thanks for information!!

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