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Week 13 Atwood, Raj Pal, and the end of term

December 3rd, 2012 18 Comments

So be sure to have finished the material in the course pack as we’ll be looking at that this term and get those blog comments in! For those who weren’t in class on Thursday, take the time to review the submission guidelines and remember that only material that has been posted to this blog can […]

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Week 12 di Michele and Starnino

November 26th, 2012 15 Comments

In a sense, we could call this “Italian-Canadian” week, with attention to poems by Mary di Michele and Carmine Starnino, both of whom currently live in Montreal. What differences do you see in their works? What similarities? To what do you attribute these?

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From Brandt to Wah

November 5th, 2012 14 Comments

We keep moving west; this week shifting from Di Brandt to Fred Wah’s _Waiting for Saskatchewan_.

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Week 8 Brandt and “Questions …”

October 29th, 2012 21 Comments

Our next installment; I look forward to hearing your responses to Di Brandt’s book and its associated themes.

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Week 7 Readings, Brand and Brandt

October 22nd, 2012 18 Comments

Often mistaken because of the similarities of their names, these poets identify with quite different groups in Canada and beyond – what do their books tell you about those groups, those identities?

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