Sandra Barry

Peter Sanger

Peter Sanger is a poet and essayist, widely known for his critical writings on poets John Thompson, Douglas Lochhead, and Richard Outram. His recent books include Lightfield: The Photography of Thaddeus Holownia and Odysseus Asleep: Uncollected Sequences, 1994–2019. He lives in Truro, NS.

Gwendolyn Davies

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Divisions of the Heart: Elizabeth Bishop and the Art of Memory and Place
Sandra Barry, Peter Sanger, Gwendolyn Davies

2001 / Essays / $32.95
9781894031318 / Trade paper / 336 pp

In the fall of 1998, Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, hosted a symposium on the life and work of Pulitzer prize-winning writer Elizabeth Bishop (1911–1979). This book collects 25 of the essays that were presented at the conference, as well as over 40 black and white reproductions of photographs relating to Bishop’s life.

Contributors include: Crystal Bacon, Marian Bannerman, Sandra Barry, Brian Bartlett, Neil Besner, Theodore Colson, Barbara Comins, Gwen Davies, Jeffery Donaldson, Patricia Dwyer, Lilian Falk, Andre Furlani, Gary Fountain, Glen Robert Gill, Lorrie Goldensohn, Michael Happy, Kathleen Johnson, Ross Leckie, Elizabeth McKim, Laura Jehn Menides, Sara Meyer, Roger Moore, Brian Robinson, Camille Roman, Peter Sanger and Anne Stevenson.

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Divisions of the Heart is an essential addition to the expanding library of Bishop criticism.” George Elliott Clarke, Halifax Sunday Herald

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