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Selected Poetry Book Reviews

The Collected Poems of F. R. Scott

  • Abley, Mark. "Public and Private Engagements." Maclean's 95.1 (4 January 1982): 47-48.
  • Fitzgerald, Judith. Quill & Quire 48.2 (February 1982): 44.
  • Fulford, Robert. "F. R. Scott's Sure Intelligence Still Shines Through." Toronto Star 16 January 1982: F12.
  • Norris, Ken. "Scott: Poet for All Seasons." Montreal Gazette 5 December 1981: 56.
  • Watt, F. W. "The Civilized Poet." The Canadian Forum 61 (March 1982): 32-33.
  • Whalen, Terry. "F. R. Scott: Modernist and Romantic Poet." Fiddlehead 135 (January 1983): 96-100.
  • Woodcock, George. Globe and Mail 2 January 1982: E14.

The Dance is One

  • Muir, Ann. Dalhousie Review 53.4 (Winter 1973/1974): 781-83.
  • Pacy, Desmond. Fiddlehead 99 (Fall 1973): 94-96.
  • Scobie, Stephen. Queen's Quarterly 80.4 (Winter 1973): 654-55.

Trouvailles

  • Cole, Barry. "An Alphabetical Review from London." Edge 9 (Summer 1969): 168-76.
  • Gasparini, Len. "Pop Poetry." Canadian Literature 39 (Winter 1969): 90-91.
  • MacCallum, Hugh. "Letters in Canada, 1967: Poetry." University of Toronto Quarterly 37.4 (July 1968): 373-74.

F. R. Scott: Selected Poems

  • Bell, Marvin. "Nine Canadian Poets." Poetry 111 (February 1968): 323-28.
  • Duncan, Chester. "New Canadian Poetry." Canadian Dimension 5.4 (April/May 1968): 39-40.
  • Goodwin, K. L. "A Canadian Satirist." The Journal of Commonwealth Literature 4 (December 1967): 143-44.
  • Marshall, T. A. Queen's Quarterly 73 (Winter 1966): 608-09.

Signature

  • Daniells, Roy. Queen's Quarterly 71 (Autumn 1964): 447-48.
  • Marshall, Tom. "In Montreal." Alphabet 9 (November 1964): 73-74.
  • Sowton, Ian. The Canadian Forum 44 (March 1965): 282.
  • Wilson, Milton. "Letters in Canada, 1964: Poetry." University of Toronto Quarterly 34.4 (July 1965): 358-59.

The Eye of the Needle

  • Dudek, Louis. "'The Eye of the Needle'--of no Use to Camels." Delta 1 (October 1957): 17-19.
  • Duncan, Chester. "Poetry Chronicle." The Tamarack Review 3 (Spring 1957): 81-82.
  • Frye, Northrop. "Letters in Canada 1957: Poetry." University of Toronto Quarterly 27.4 (July 1958): 448.
  • Lucas, Alex. Fiddlehead 32 (May 1957): 34.
  • Pacey, Desmond. The Canadian Forum 36 (March 1957): 285-86.

Events and Signals

  • Berryman, John. "The Long Way to MacDiarmid." Poetry 88 (April 1956): 52-61.
  • Bevan, A. R. The Dalhousie Review 35.1 (Spring 1955): 94-98.
  • Pacey, Desmond. The Canadian Forum 34 (December 1954): 212-13.
  • Reaney, James. Queen's Quarterly 61 (Winter 1954/1955): 554-55.

Overture

  • Brown, E. K. "Letters in Canada, 1945: Poetry." University of Toronto Quarterly 15.3 (April 1946): 269-72.
  • Canadian Poetry Magazine 9.1 (September 1945): 33-35.
  • MacKay, L. A. The Canadian Forum 25.294 (July 1945): 97.
  • Martin, Burns. The Dalhousie Review 25 (Summer 1945): 261-62.

Biographies and Portraits

  • Barbour, Douglas. "F. R. Scott 1899-1985." Canadian Literature 105 (Summer 1985): 196.
  • Bird, John. Leading Personalities of the C.C.F. Convention. Ottawa, 1948. (pamphlet)
  • Djwa, Sandra. "F. R. Scott (1899-1985)." ECW's Biographical Guide to Canadian Poets. Eds. Robert Lecker, Jack David, and Ellen Quigley. Toronto: ECW Press, 1993. 84-87.
  • Djwa, Sandra. The Politics of the Imagination: A Life of F. R. Scott. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1987.
  • Edel, Leon. Memories of the Montreal Group. St. John's: Deptartment of English, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1986.
  • Pacey, Desmond. "F. R. Scott." Ten Canadian Poets: A Group of Biographical and Critical Essays. Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1958. 223-53.
  • Smith, A. J. M. "Scott, F. R." Contemporary Poets of the English Language. Ed. Rosalie Murphy. London: St. James Press, 1970. 968-70.
  • Thomas, Clara. "F. R. Scott." Our Nature--Our Voices: A Guidebook to English-Canadian Literature. Toronto: New Press, 1972. 1: 106-09.

Bibliographies

  • Still, Robert. "F. R. Scott: An Annotated Bibliography." The Annotated Bibliography of Canada's Major Authors. Eds. Robert Lecker and Jack David. Downsview, Ontario: ECW Press, 1983. 4:205-65.

Studies

  • Berger, Thomas. "F. R. Scott and the Idea of Canada." On F. R. Scott: Essays on His Contributions to Law, Literature, and Politics. Eds. Sandra Djwa and R. St. J. Macdonald. Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1983. 179-89.
  • Beutler, Bernhard. Der Einfluss des Imagismus auf die moderne kanadische Lyrik englischer Sprache. Frankfurt am Main: Verlag Peter Lang, 1978.
  • Brewster, Elizabeth. "The I of the Observer: The Poetry of F. R. Scott." Canadian Literature 79 (Winter 1978): 23-30.
  • Campbell, Wanda. "The Ambiguous Social Vision of F. R. Scott." Canadian Poetry 27 (Fall/Winter 1990): 1-14.
  • Casgrain, Thérèse. "The Achievements of F. R. Scott." On F. R. Scott: Essays on His Contributions to Law, Literature, and Politics. Eds. Sandra Djwa and R. St. J. Macdonald. Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1983. 3-5.
  • Collin, W. E. "Pilgrim of the Absolute." The White Savannahs. Toronto: Macmillan, 1936. Reprinted Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1975. 177-204.
  • Combecher, Hans. "Interpretationen für den Englischunterricht: Langston Hughes, F. R. Scott, T. S. Eliot." Die Neueren Sprachen 67 (1968): 506-14.
  • Crépeau, Paul-A. "F. R. Scott et la réforme du Code civil." On F. R. Scott: Essays on His Contributions to Law, Literature, and Politics. Eds. Sandra Djwa and R. St. J. Macdonald. Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1983. 153-59.
  • Djwa, Sandra. "F. R. Scott." Canadian Poetry 4 (Spring/Summer 1979): 1-16.
  • Djwa, Sandra. "F. R. Scott." Dictionary of Literary Biography. Detroit: Gale Research, 1989. 88: 280-87.
  • Djwa, Sandra. "F. R. Scott: A Canadian in the Twenties." Papers of the Bibliographical Society of Canada 19 (1980): 11-21.
  • Djwa, Sandra. F. R. Scott and His Works. Toronto: ECW Press, 1991.
  • Djwa, Sandra. "F. R. Scott (1899-1985)." Canadian Writers and Their Works: Poetry Series. Eds. Robert Lecker, Jack David, and Ellen Quigley. Toronto: ECW Press, 1990. 4: 173-227.
  • Djwa, Sandra. "'Nothing by Halves': F. R. Scott." Journal of Canadian Studies 34.4 (Winter 1999/2000): 52-69.
  • Djwa, Sandra, and R. St J. Macdonald, eds. On F. R. Scott: Essays on His Contributions to Law, Literature, and Politics. Kingston, Ontario: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1983.
  • Dudek, Louis. "F. R. Scott and the Modern Poets." Northern Review 4.2 (December 1950/January 1951): 4-15.
  • Dudek, Louis. "Polar Opposites in F. R. Scott's Poetry." On F. R. Scott: Essays on His Contributions to Law, Literature, and Politics. Eds. Sandra Djwa and R. St. J. Macdonald. Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1983. 31-43.
  • Edel, Leon. "Literary Revolution: The 'Montreal Group.'" The McGill You Knew: An Anthology of Memories, 1920-1960. Don Mills, Ontario: Longman Canada, 1975. 112-22.
  • Edel, Leon. "The Young Warrior in the Twenties." On F. R. Scott: Essays on His Contributions to Law, Literature, and Politics. Eds. Sandra Djwa and R. St. J. Macdonald. Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1983. 6-16.
  • Gordon, J. King. "The Politics of Poetry." On F. R. Scott: Essays on His Contributions to Law, Literature, and Politics. Eds. Sandra Djwa and R. St. J. Macdonald. Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1983. 17-28.
  • Higginson, M. Constance. "A Thematic Study of F. R. Scott's Evolutionary Poetry." Journal of Canadian Poetry 1.1 (Winter 1978): 37-48.
  • Horn, Michiel. "F. R. Scott, the Great Depression, and the League for Social Reconstruction." On F. R. Scott: Essays on His Contributions to Law, Literature, and Politics. Eds. Sandra Djwa and R. St. J. Macdonald. Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1983. 71-77.
  • Horn, Michiel. "Frank Scott, the League for Social Reconstruction, and the Constitution." Canadian Constitutionalism: 1791-1991. Ed. Janet Ajzenstat. Ottawa, Canadian Study of Parliament Group, 1992. 213-23.
  • Jones, D. G. "F. R. Scott as Translator." On F. R. Scott: Essays on His Contributions to Law, Literature, and Politics. Eds. Sandra Djwa and R. St. J. Macdonald. Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1983. 160-64.
  • Jones, D. G. "Private Space and Public Space." On F. R. Scott: Essays on His Contributions to Law, Literature, and Politics. Eds. Sandra Djwa and R. St. J. Macdonald. Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1983. 44-54.
  • Le Dain, Gerald. "F. R. Scott and Legal Education." On F. R. Scott: Essays on His Contributions to Law, Literature, and Politics. Eds. Sandra Djwa and R. St. J. Macdonald. Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1983. 103-16.
  • Lederman, William R. "F. R. Scott and Constitutional Law." On F. R. Scott: Essays on His Contributions to Law, Literature, and Politics. Eds. Sandra Djwa and R. St. J. Macdonald. Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1983. 117-120.
  • Lefolii, Ken. "The Poet Who Outfought Duplessis." Maclean's 72 (11 April 1959): 16-17, 70-76.
  • Lewis, David. "F. R. Scott's Contribution to the CCF." On F. R. Scott: Essays on His Contributions to Law, Literature, and Politics. Eds. Sandra Djwa and R. St. J. Macdonald. Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1983. 78-88.
  • Macdonald, Roderick A. "F. R. Scott's Constitution." McGill Law Journal 42.1 (1997): 11-28. (abstract)
  • McNaught, Kenneth. "Socialism and the Canadian Political Tradition." On F. R. Scott: Essays on His Contributions to Law, Literature, and Politics. Eds. Sandra Djwa and R. St. J. Macdonald. Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1983. 89-100.
  • Mills, Allen. "Of Charters and Justice: The Social Thought of F. R. Scott, 1930-1985." Journal of Canadian Studies 32.1 (Spring 1997): 44-62.
  • Oliver, Michael. "F. R. Scott: Quebecer." On F. R. Scott: Essays on His Contributions to Law, Literature, and Politics. Eds. Sandra Djwa and R. St. J. Macdonald. Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1983. 165-76.
  • Purdy, Al. "Purdy's Scott: A Memoir in Response to Sandra Djwa's The Politics of the Imagination: A Life of F.R. Scott." Canadian Literature 121 (Summer 1989): 126-31.
  • Querengesser, Neil. "Canada's Own Dark Heart: F. R. Scott's 'Letters from the Mackenzie River.'" Essays on Canadian Writing 47 (Fall 1992): 90-104.
  • Querengesser, Neil. "'In What Eye Sees': Shifting Centres in the Poetry of F. R. Scott." English Studies in Canada 16.4 (December 1990): 453-76.
  • Rao, Nageswara T. "Metaphor and Metonymy in the Imagistic Poetry of F. R. Scott and A. J. M. Smith." Literary Criterion 26.4 (1991): 8-18.
  • Rao, Nageswara T. "T. S. Eliot and the Canadian Response." The Literary Criterion 24.3-4 (1989): 69-80.
  • Rodman, Lilita. "Boldness, Audacity, Insolence: A Reading of F. R. Scott's 'Audacity.'" Inside the Poem: Essays and Poems in Honour of Donald Stephens. Ed. W. H. New. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1992. 186-95.
  • Sanders, Douglas. "Law and Social Change: The Experience of F. R. Scott." On F. R. Scott: Essays on His Contributions to Law, Literature, and Politics. Eds. Sandra Djwa and R. St. J. Macdonald. Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1983. 121-32.
  • Scobie, Stephen A. C. "The Road Back to Eden: The Poetry of F. R. Scott." Queen's Quarterly 79.3 (Autumn 1972): 314-23.
  • Scott, Peter Dale. "Alone on Ararat: Scott, Blake, Yeats, and Apocalyptic." Essays on Canadian Writing 55 (Spring 1995): 288-302.
  • Skelton, Robin. "A Poet of the Middle Slopes." Canadian Literature 31 (Winter 1967): 40-44.
  • Smith, A. J. M. "F. R. Scott and Some of His Poems." Canadian Literature 31 (Winter 1967): 25-35.
  • Steele, James. "Reconstructing Structuralism: The Theme-Text Model of Literary Language and F. R. Scott's 'Lakeshore.'" Future Indicative: Literary Theory and Canadian Literature. Ed. John Moss. Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press, 1987. 153-167.
  • Stevens, Peter, ed. The McGill Movement: A. J. M. Smith, F. R. Scott and Leo Kennedy. Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1969.
  • Tarnopolsky, Walter. "F. R. Scott: Civil Libertarian." On F. R. Scott: Essays on His Contributions to Law, Literature, and Politics. Eds. Sandra Djwa and R. St. J. Macdonald. Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1983. 133-50.
  • Warkentin, Germaine. "Scott's 'Lakeshore' and Its Tradition." Canadian Literature 87 (Winter 1980): 42-50.
  • Watt, F. W. "The Poetry of Social Protest." On F. R. Scott: Essays on His Contributions to Law, Literature, and Politics. Eds. Sandra Djwa and R. St. J. Macdonald. Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1983. 55-68.
  • Whiteman, Bruce. "The F. R. Scott Library." Fontanus 2 (1989).
  • Winkler, Donald. "Keeping Stride with F. R. Scott: Notes from a Film-Maker's Diary." Books in Canada 12.3 (March 1983): 3-4.

Dissertations

  • Adelman, Seymour. "Elements of Social Criticism in Canadian Poetry: With Emphasis on the Poetry of F. R. Scott and A. J. M. Smith." M.A. thesis. Université de Montréal, 1961.
  • Campbell, Terrence Maxwell. "The Social and Political Thought of F. R. Scott." M.A. thesis. Queen's University, 1977.
  • Martin, Jane. "F. R. Scott." M.A. thesis. Carleton University, 1966.
  • Moreau, Anne. "La vie politique de F. R. Scott, 1930-1939." M.A. thesis. Université de Montrçal, 1977.
  • Richardson, K. "The Poetry and the Social Vision of F. R. Scott." Ph.D. dissertation. University of Ottawa, 1983.
  • Roza, Alexandra M. "Towards a Modern Canadian Art, 1910-1936: The Group of Seven, A. J. M. Smith and F. R. Scott." M.A. thesis. McGill University, 1997.
  • Schultz, Gregory Peter. "The Periodical Poetry of A. J. M. Smith, F. R. Scott, Leo Kennedy, A. M. Klein and Dorothy Livesay, 1925-50." M.A. thesis. University of Western Ontario, 1957.
  • Stewart, Suzanne. "'A riddle of unvisualized land': Probing the Diversity of the Wilderness Landscape in Canadian Poetry and Painting (W. W. E. Ross, F. R. Scott, A. J. M. Smith)." M.A. thesis. University of Regina, 1998.

Other

  • The Achievements of F. R. Scott: An Interdisciplinary Conference Sponsored by The Centre for Canadian Studies, Simon Fraser University, February 20-21, 1981, Vancouver, B.C. Burnaby, B.C.: Simon Fraser University Publications, Continuing Studies, Simon Fraser University, 1981. [Recordings of presentations.] Conference program and 17 sound cassettes.

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