The White Savannahs: The First Study of Canadian Poetry from a Contemporary Viewpoint

By W.E. Collin Introduction by Germaine Warkentin

© 1975

The White Savannahs, originally published in 1936, is the first study of Canadian poetry from a modern point of view. It contains essays on Archibald Lampman, Marjorie Pickthall, E.J. Pratt, Leo Kennedy, A.M. Klein, A.J.M. Smith, F.R. Scott, Marie Le Franc, and Dorothy Livesay. The contributions are based on a series of analytical essays originally published in the Canadian Forum and in the University of Toronto Quarterly. Professor Collin's work added much to the establishment of a new climate of opinion among readers and publishers of poetry in Canada. 

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  • Series: Heritage
  • World Rights
  • Page Count: 348 pages
  • Dimensions: 5.5in x 0.8in x 8.4in
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The White Savannahs, originally published in 1936, is the first study of Canadian poetry from a modern point of view.

The White Savannahs: The First Study of Canadian Poetry from a Contemporary Viewpoint

By W.E. Collin Introduction by Germaine Warkentin

© 1975

The White Savannahs, originally published in 1936, is the first study of Canadian poetry from a modern point of view. It contains essays on Archibald Lampman, Marjorie Pickthall, E.J. Pratt, Leo Kennedy, A.M. Klein, A.J.M. Smith, F.R. Scott, Marie Le Franc, and Dorothy Livesay. The contributions are based on a series of analytical essays originally published in the Canadian Forum and in the University of Toronto Quarterly. Professor Collin's work added much to the establishment of a new climate of opinion among readers and publishers of poetry in Canada. 

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Product Details

  • Series: Heritage
  • World Rights
  • Page Count: 348 pages
  • Dimensions: 5.5in x 0.8in x 8.4in
  • Author Information

    W.E. Collin was a professor of romance languages at the University of Western Ontario from 1925 until his retirement in 1959.



    Germaine Warkentin is a professor emeritus of the Department of English at Victoria College, University of Toronto.



    Douglas Lochhead (1922-2011) was a professor emeritus of Mount Allison University.