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Sixth Series, Nos. 2-3: Summer-Fall 1985

Long-liners Conference Issue

The Proceedings of the Long-liners Conference on the Canadian Long Poem, York University, Toronto, May 29-June 1, 1984

edited by Frank Davey and Ann Munton

Introduction.  FRANK DAVEY/ANN MUNTON

Keynote Address: The Death of the Long Poem.  ELI MANDEL

Discussion

Documentary and the Long Poem

Countertextuality in the Long Poem.  FRANK DAVEY

Discussion

Authority and the Margins of Escape in Brebeuf and his Brethren.  MAGDALENE REDEKOP

I and I: Phyllis Webb=s >I, Daniel=.   STEPHEN SCOBIE

Discussion

The Lang Poem: the cosmology of the Long Poem in Contemporary Canadian Poetry.   ROY MIKI

Discussion

Autobiography and the Long Poem

The Long Poem as Poetic Diary.  ANN MUNTON

Beyond Autobiography.  LOUIS DUDEK

Long Poems.  JAMES REANEY

Discussion

Alternatives to Narrative

The Canadian Documentary: an Overview.  DOROTHY LIVESAY

Stone Hammer Narrative.  GEORGE BOWERING

Alternatives to Narrative: the Structuring Concept.  M. TRAVIS LANE

Things I Don=t Really Understand About Myself.  bp NICHOL

Discussion

Poetics of the Long Poem

Going the Distance.  GARY GEDDES

Whole to Part: the Ends of Ideologies of the Long Poem.  CHARLES BERNSTEIN

For and Against Pound: Polyphony and Ekstatic Form.  DENNIS LEE

Making Strange Poetics.  FRED WAH

Discussion

Locality and the Long Poem

>From the Hollow, Blasted Pine=: Centrifugal Tendencies in Adam Kidd=s The Huron Chief.  D.M.R. BENTLEY

On Not Saying Uncle: Kroetsch and the Place of Place in the Long Poem.  RUSSELL BROWN

Locality as Writing: a Preface to the >Preface= of Out of Place.  SMARO KAMBOURELI

Discussion

Epi(pro)logue: In Pursuit of the Long Poem.  BARBARA GODARD


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