Esprit de Corps is an exciting anthology of contemporary Quebec poetry by more than forty of the most important francophone writers. Contributors include Denise Couvher, Yolande Villemaire, Nicole Brossard, Yves Boisvert, Anne Hebert, Gilles Vigneault, and Pierre Morency.
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“… a much-needed introduction for English readers to the literary solitude that is Quebecois poetry.” —Quill & Quire
About the Editors
Louise Blouin was born in Montreal. She is production manager for Ecrits des Forges, as well as a teacher at the College de Rosemont. She has published a collection of poems entitled Griffes de Soie and has edited two anthologies, Des mots pour rever and De Villon a Vigneault.
Bernard Pozier is a poet, teacher, and editor; he is also the president and literary director of Ecrits des Forges. L’Orange Bleue has published a selection of his poems under the title Scenes Publiques, and he is the author of a poetry volume devoted to hockey, Les poetes chanteront ce but. Pozier lives in Trois-Rivières.
D.G. Jones was a poet, translator, and educator. In 1969, Jones co-founded the bilingual literary journal Ellipse, which continues to be the only literary periodical in Canada which provides reciprocal translations, in equal measure, of both English and French Canadian poetry. He won two Governor General’s Literary Awards, one in the poetry category and another in the translation category. Jones died in 2016.