La poésie moderne de langue anglaise au Canada


Edited Endre Farkas, translated by Emile Martel

About the book

Translations of such well-known Canadian poets as Margaret Atwood, Leonard Cohen, Lorna Crozier, Patrick Friesen, Kristjana Gunnars, Stephen Heighton, Catherine Hunter, Patrick Lane, Irving Layton, Erin Moure, John Newlove, Al Purdy, Phyllis Webb, and many more. A companion volume to Esprit de Corps: Quebec Poetry of the Late Twentieth Century in Translation, D.G. Jones, ed.

About the author

Endre Farkas was born in Hajdunanas, Hungary in 1948 to survivors of the Holocaust. Along with his parents, he escaped Hungary during the 1956 revolution and has lived in Quebec ever since. He is a poet who has had eight collections of poetry published. Farkas has been collaborating with artists from other disciplines for over twenty years and many of his performance pieces have toured across Canada.

Emile Martel has been publishing poetry and prose since 1969. His books include Les enfances brisees, L’ombre et le silence, Les gants jetes, and Bingt fois le corps des femmes. D.G. Jones has translated a variety of Quebec poetry. He won the Governor General’s Award for his translation of Norman de Bellefeuille’s Categorics (1992).

261 pages, 2.25 x 8 in