Women poets in Canadian history, 2007
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Women poets in Canadian history, 2007 by Karen Schindler

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Published by Feminist Caucus of the League of Canadian Poets in Toronto .
Written in English


  • Women poets, Canadian -- Biography.,
  • Canadian poetry -- Women authors -- History and criticism.,
  • Canadian poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

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Edition Notes

Statementwith texts by Karen Schindler, Alison Clarke, Catherine Owen.
SeriesLiving archives
ContributionsSchindler, Karen, 1963-, Clarke, Alison, 1970-, Owen, Catherine, 1971-, League of Canadian Poets. Feminist Caucus.
LC ClassificationsPR9195.3 .S35 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination51 p. :
Number of Pages51
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22673961M
ISBN 109781896216317
LC Control Number2008426034

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