Peter Sanger

Poet and essayist Peter Sanger is best known for his influential writings on poets John Thompson, Douglas Lochhead, and Richard Outram. His most recent books include retrospective collections of critical essays (Of Things Unknown: Critical Essays, 1978-2015) and poetry (Fireship: Early Poems, 1965-1991). He lives in Truro, NS.


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Lightfield: The Photography of Thaddeus Holownia
Peter Sanger

2018 / Photography, Essays, Canadian Art / $24.95
9781554471775 / Trade paper / 112 pp


This book celebrates the life and work of acclaimed New Brunswick photographer Thaddeus Holownia, former head of Fine Arts and professor emeritus at Mount Allison University, and recipient of the Lieutenant-Governor’s Award for High Achievement in the Arts. As well as providing a biographical overview, Peter Sanger’s lyrical survey contextualizes Holownia’s extensive body of work, revealing how his photographs “construct, refine, vary, sustain, and share patterns of spatial structure, imagery, and thematic implication in a continuous present which is the true tense of Holownia’s art.”



Review:
“Holownia takes on the very difficult task of discovering the aesthetic without aestheticizing, of asserting the active power of the human apprehension of beauty rather than relegating this power to the status of passive self-solacing.”



Other Books by this Author

Of Things Unknown: Critical Essays 1978-2005
Peter Sanger

2015 / Literary Criticism / $34.95 CAN / $34.95 US
9781554471508 / Trade paper
Oikos
Peter Sanger

2014 / Essay / $9.95 CAN / $9.95 US
9781554471256 / Pamphlet
Fireship: Early Poems - 1965-1991
Peter Sanger

2013 / Poetry / $25.95 CAN / $25.95 US
9781554471218 / Trade paper
John Stokes' Horse
Peter Sanger

2012 / Poetry / $21.95 CAN / $21.95 US
9781554471133 / Trade paper
Through Darkling Air: The Poetry of Richard Outram
Peter Sanger

2010 / Biography / $65.95 CAN / $65.95 US
9781554470617 / Hardcover
The Stone Canoe: Two Lost Mi'kmaq Texts
Peter Sanger, Elizabeth Paul, Alan Syliboy

2007 / Literary Criticism / $29.95 CAN / $29.95 US
9781554470433 / Trade paper
Aiken Drum
Peter Sanger

2006 / Poetry / $49.95 CAN / $49.95 US
9781554470150 / Fine
Aiken Drum
Peter Sanger

2006 / Poetry / $19.95 CAN / $19.95 US
9781554470143 / Trade paper
White Salt Mountain: Words in Time
Peter Sanger

2005 / Books & reading / $59.95 CAN / $59.95 US
9781554470037 / Fine
White Salt Mountain: Words in Time
Peter Sanger

2005 / Books & reading / $27.95 CAN / $27.95 US
9781554470044 / Trade paper
Spar: Words in Place
Peter Sanger

2002 / Books & reading / $49.95 CAN / $49.95 US
9781894031554 / Fine
Spar: Words in Place
Peter Sanger

2002 / Books & reading / $21.95 CAN / $21.95 US
9781894031547 / Trade paper
Divisions of the Heart: Elizabeth Bishop & the Art of Memory & Place
Sandra Barry, Peter Sanger, Gwendolyn Davies

2001 / Essays / $32.95 CAN / $32.95 US
9781894031318 / Trade paper
Kerf
Peter Sanger

2001 / Poetry / $4.95 CAN / $4.95 US
9781894031530 / Pamphlet

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