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Poetry


A. Books

  • In My Own Image; McGill Poetry Series, 1961, Montreal.
  • The Crystal Theatre; Fiddlehead Books, 1971, Fredericton, N.B.
  • Paximalia; Fiddlehead Books, 1972, Fredericton, N.B.
  • The Egyptian Airforce; Fiddlehead Books, 1973, Fredericton, N.B.
  • The Road To Arginos; Delta Canada, 1976/77, Montreal.
  • Anacrusis; Fiddlehead books, 1977, Fredericton, N.B.
  • Twelve Sonnets; Mansfield Book Mart, 1978, Montreal.
  • Mephistopheles And The Astronaut; Mosaic Press, 1979, Toronto.
  • The Mulberry Men; Véhicule Press, Signal Editions, 1982, Montreal.
  • Selected Poetry; Véhicule Press, Signal Editions, 1982, Montreal.
  • Stones In Water; Mosaic Press, 1983, Toronto.
  • Modern Marriage; Véhicule Press, Signal Editions, 1987/88, Montreal.
  • Bedrock; Véhicule Press, Signal Editions, 1993, Montreal.
  • Chess Pieces, McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1999, Montreal.
  • Saracen Island: The Poems of Andreas Karavis, Véhicule Press, Signal Editions, 2000, Montreal.
  • The Lover’s Progress, The Porcupine’s Quill, 2001, Erin. (Dramatized by Curtain Razors Theatre Group, Regina, November 21-23, 2002.)
  • Franklin’s Passage, McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2003, Montreal and Kingston.
  • Poèmes choisis (trans. by Yves Gosselin), Éditions du Noroît, 2004, Montréal.
  • The Pallikari of Nesmine Rifat, Goose Lane Editions, 2005, Fredericton.
  • Demilunes (translation of 32 Québécois poets), Frog Hollow Press, 2005, Victoria.
  • Reaching for Clear, Véhicule Press, Signal Editions, 2006, Montreal.

Forthcoming:

  • The Properties of Things, Biblioasis, 2007, Windsor.

B. Anthologies and Textbooks

(Editor):

  • 4 Montreal Poets; Fiddlehead Poetry Books, 1973, Fredericton.

Forthcoming:

  • 8 Poètes Anglophones Montréalais, Éditions du Noroît, 2007, Montréal.

(Contributor):

  • Canada First; House of Anansi, 1969, Toronto.
  • Five Canadian Poets In Greece; Ministry of Culture and Sciences, 1974, Athens.
  • Ten Montreal Poets; Delta Canada, 1975, Montreal.
  • The Penguin Book of Canadian Verse; Penguin, Revised Edition, 1975, London.
  • Montreal English Poetry of the Seventies; Véhicule Press, 1977, Montreal.
  • The Poets of Canada; Hurtig Press, 1978, Edmonton.
  • Anthology of Magazine Verse; Monitor Press, 1981, Beverly Hills.
  • Cross/cut: Contemporary English Quebec Poetry; Véhicule Press, 1982, Montreal.
  • The Penguin Book of Canadian Verse; Penguin, New Revised Edition, 1983, London.
  • Inside Poetry; Academic Press, 1985, Toronto.
  • Essential Voices: An Anthology of Jewish Canadian Poetry; Oberon Press, 1985, Ottawa.
  • The New Canadian Poets; McClelland and Stewart, 1985, Toronto.
  • Antologia De La Poesia Anglocanadiense Contemporanea; Los Libros de la Frontera, 1985, Barcelona.
  • Anthology of Magazine Verse; Monitor Press, 1988, Beverly Hills.
  • The Other Language; The Muses Company, 1989, Montreal.
  • Cycles 8; Prentice Hall, 1989, Toronto.
  • 5 Canadian Poets in Greece, II; University of Athens, 1992.
  • The Signal Anthology; Signal/Véhicule, 1993, Montreal.
  • The Age of Koestler; Practices of The Wind, 1994, Kalamazoo.
  • Border Lines: Contemporary Poetry in English; Copp Clark, 1995, Toronto.
  • The Bedford Introduction to Literature; Fourth Edition, St. Martin's Press, 1996, Boston.
  • The Compact Bedford Introduction to Literature; St. Martin’s Press, 1996, Boston.
  • Jerusalem: An Anthology of Jewish Canadian Poetry; Véhicule Press, 1996, Montreal.
  • Parole Sull’Acqua, Empiria, 1996, Bologna.
  • The Bedford Introduction to Literature; St. Martin’s Press, Fifth Edition, 1998, Boston.
  • Poetry: An Introduction; Bedford Books, 1998, Boston.
  • Anthology of 20th Century Poetry of the Eastern Townships; Éditions Triptyque/ Bishop’s University, 1999, Lennoxville.
  • The Compact Bedford Introduction to Literature; Bedford/St. Martin’s, Fifth Edition, 1999, Boston.
  • Co-incidences: Poètes anglophones du Québec; Les Éditions Triptyque, 2000, Montreal.
  • Poetry: An Introduction; Bedford/St. Martin’s, Sixth Edition, 2001, Boston.
  • The Bedford Introduction to Literature: Reading, Thinking, Writing; Bedford/ St. Martin’s, 2001, Boston.
  • Public Schools of North Carolina: Reading Selection; 2002, Raleigh.
  • The Bedford Introduction to Literature: Reading, Thinking, Writing; Bedford/St. Martin’s, Sixth Edition, 2002, Boston.
  • Poetry: An Introduction; Bedford Books, 2006, Boston.
  • The Bedford Introduction to Literature; St. Martin’s Press, Eighth Edition, 2006, Boston.

C. Magazines (1990s/2000s)

  • Partisan Review; Winter, 1990.
  • Poetry Canada Review; Summer 1991, Vol. II, no. 3.
  • Canadian Literature; no. 136, 1993.
  • Nimrod:International Journal of Prose & Poetry, Vol. 37, no. 2., 1994.
  • La Traductière, no. 12-13, 1995. (Paris.)
  • Canadian Literature, no. 152/153, 1997.
  • The Atlantic Monthly, May, 1997.
  • The Atlantic Monthly, December, 1997.
  • The Formalist, Vol. 8, Issue 2, 1997.
  • The Atlantic Monthly, March, 1998.
  • The Formalist, Vol. 9, Issue 1, 1998.
  • The Malahat Review, no. 123, Summer, 1998.
  • The Fiddlehead, no. 198, Winter 1999.
  • The Sewanee Review, Winter 1999.
  • Parnassus: Poetry in Review, Vol. 24, no.1, 1999.
  • Literary Review of Canada, Vol. 7, no. 9, 1999.
  • The Atlantic Monthly, October, 1999.
  • Books in Canada, October 1999.
  • Matrix, no. 55, 1999/2000.
  • Estuaire, no. 101, Spring 2000.
  • The Fiddlehead, no. 204, Summer 2000.
  • The Antigonish Review, no. 123, Autumn 2000.
  • Parnassus: Poetry in Review, Vol. 25, nos. 1 & 2, 2001.
  • liberté, Vol. 43, no. 3, 2001.
  • Slope On-Line Magazine, #13, 2001.
  • Vallum 1:1, Spring 2001.
  • Montreal Serai On-Line, Vol. 14, no. 4, Fall 2001.
  • Canadian Literature, 170/171, Autumn/Winter 2001.
  • The Fiddlehead, no. 209, Autumn 2001.
  • liberté, Vol. 44, no. 4, 2002.
  • Descant 119, Winter 2002, Vol. 33, no. 4.
  • Books in Canada, Vol. 32, no. 3.
  • Descant 121, Summer 2003, Vol. 34, no. 2.
  • The Danforth Review, June 2003.
  • Matrix, no. 64, 2003.
  • The Fiddlehead, no. 217, Autumn 2003.
  • The Antigonish Review, no. 137, Spring 2004.
  • Maisonneuve, Issue 10, August/September 2004.
  • The Atlantic Monthly, October 2004.
  • Quills Canadian Poetry Magazine, Autumn 2004.
  • Canadian Notes & Queries, no. 66, 2004.
  • The Mitre (Bishop’s University), 2005.
  • Maisonneuve, Issue 14, April/May 2005.
  • Contre-Jour, Numero 6, 2005.
  • The Antigonish Review, no. 140, Spring 2005.
  • The New Quarterly, no. 95, Summer 2005.
  • Pretext (U.K.), no. 11, Summer 2005.
  • Books in Canada, Vol. 35, no. 1.
  • Saranac Review, Issue 2, Vol. 2.
  • Bamboo, Vol. 27, Issue 2, 2006.
  • The Antigonish Review, no. 146, Summer 2006.

Forthcoming:

  • The Fiddlehead. The Sewanee Review.

Prose


A. Books

  • Education Lost; OISE Press, 1989, Toronto.
  • The Anatomy of Arcadia (travel); Véhicule Press, 1992, Montreal.
  • Lying About The Wolf: Essays in Culture and Education; McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1997, Montreal and Kingston.
  • Random Walks: Essays in Elective Criticism; McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1997, Montreal and Kingston.
  • An Andreas Karavis Companion; Véhicule Press, 2000, Montreal.
  • The Turtle Hypodermic of Sickenpods: Liberal Studies in the Corporate Age; McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2001, Montreal and Kingston.
  • Director’s Cut (literary essays); The Porcupine’s Quill, 2003, Erin.
  • On Being a Jew (chapbook); David Mason Books, 2003, Toronto.

Forthcoming:

  • The Big Lie: Reflections on Terror, Antisemitism and Identity; Lester, Mason & Begg, 2007, Toronto.
  • Essais sur l’éducation et la culture (translation), Fides, 2007/8, Montréal.
  • Anatomie d’ Arcadie (translation), Éditions du Noroît, 2007/8, Montréal.

B. Articles, Essays, Reviews and Excerpts

  • Introduction to 4 Montreal Poets; Fiddlehead Books, 1973, Fredericton, N.B.
  • "Hydra"; The Antigonish Review, no. 12, 1973.
  • "The Flight From Canada"; CV II; reprinted in The Insecurity of Art: Essays on Poetics; Véhicule Press, 1982, Montreal.
  • "Intoxicated Words: Language in Shakespeare's Late Romances"; The Sewanee Review, Fall 1987.
  • "The End of Poetry"; Canadian Literature, no. 115, 1987.
  • "Summer in The Aegean"; Aegean Review, 1988.
  • "The Pursuit of Absence: Culling and Dereading"; The Antigonish Review, no. 77/78, 1989.
  • "Greek Food: An Arcadian Rhetoric"; The Antigonish Review, no. 81/82, 1990.
  • "The Experience of The Surface"; Zymergy 10, Fall 1991.
  • "Que Signifie ‘Être Juif’?", Actes du Colloque, Université de Montréal, 1991.
  • "The Word and the Stone"; Canadian Literature, no. 129, 1991/2.
  • "The Anecdotal Function"; Interchange, (University of Toronto), 1992.
  • "Framing Layton"; Matrix, no. 38, 1992. (Reprinted in Concordia University Festschrift for Irving Layton, published as Raging Like a Fire, Véhicule Press, 1993, Montreal.)
  • "Pronominal Debris"; Errata, Vol. 1, no. 3, 1993.
  • "Dead Teachers Society"; Matrix, 44, 1994.
  • "Pericles as Dream"; The Sewanee Review, Winter 1997.
  • "Education and the Fetish of Reform"; Policy Options: Institute on Research in Public Policy, Vol. 18, no. 3, 1997, Montreal and Ottawa.
  • "On Modern Poetry"; Canadian Notes & Queries, no. 54, 1998.
  • "A Referential Tragedy"; International Journal of Applied Semiotics, Vol. 1, Special Issue, 1999, Kent State University/University of Toronto.
  • "The Pelagic Bard of Calypso’s Isle" (essay); Books in Canada, Vol. 28, no. 7.
  • "Ardor Illuminates" (review); The Sewanee Review, Winter 2000.
  • "The Montreal Forties" (review); Montreal Review of Books, Spring & Summer, 2000.
  • "Jumping off the Titanic: Reflections on Education and Education Writing" (essay); Canadian Notes & Queries, no. 57, 2000.
  • "Investing (in) Paradise" (review); Journal of Modern Greek Studies, Vol. 18, no. 1, May 2000.
  • Excerpt from The Book of Angels, novel-in-progress, Matrix 57, 2000.
  • "Living in a House of Words" (review); The Fiddlehead, no. 205, Autumn 2000.
  • "Medicine for the CanLit Soul" (essay); National Post, January 6, 2001.
  • "Reflections on the Laureateship" (essay); National Post, April 21, 2001.
  • "Charlie’s Angels: Four Swinging Poets" (review); National Post, April 23, 2001.
  • "Louis Dudek: A Personal Memoir"; Quill & Quire, May, 2001.
  • "Commentary on Spielraum and Teaching, or Driving in Mexico" (essay); Curriculum Inquiry, Vol. 31, no. 2, Summer 2001.
  • "Standard Average Canadian" (essay); Canadian Notes & Queries, no. 59, 2001.
  • "The Problem with Al Purdy" (essay); National Post, June 23, 2001.
  • "The Trouble with Annie" (essay); Books in Canada, Vol. 30, no. 1.
  • "Acorn, Lemm and Ojibway" (essay); Books in Canada, Vol. 30, no. 2.
  • "Writing in Double Exile" (essay); Books in Canada, Vol. 31, no.1.
  • "Peter Van Toorn" (essay); Books in Canada, Vol. 31, no. 2.
  • "On Being a Jew" (essay); Books in Canada, Vol. 31, no. 3.
  • "The Colour of Literature" (essay); Books in Canada, Vol. 31, no. 4.
  • "More in Love than Anger: A Recollection of Milton Acorn" (essay); Canadian Notes & Queries, no. 61, 2002.
  • "Wilted Laurels" (essay); Books in Canada, Vol. 31, no. 6.
  • "Reading Norm Sibum" (review); PN Review 147.
  • "The Greek Experience" (review); Books in Canada, Vol. 31, no. 8.
  • "Seeking Prester John: Umberto Eco and His Messenger" (essay/review); Books in Canada, Vol. 31, no. 9.
  • "The Book of Canadian Poetry" (essay); Books in Canada, Vol. 32, no. 2.
  • "Irving Layton" (essay); Jewish Writers of the Twentieth Century, Routledge, New York and London, 2003.
  • "The Sonnet as Mathematical Object" (essay); Books in Canada, Vol. 32, no. 3.
  • "Recollections of a Pseudo-Philospher" (essay); Arts & Opinion, Vol. 2, no. 2, 2003.
  • "Quebec and L’Affaire Richler" (essay); Arts & Opinion, Vol. 2, no. 3, 2003.
  • "On Text and Hypertext" (essay); Books in Canada, Vol. 32, no. 6.
  • "Reading Richard Outram" (essay); Canadian Notes & Queries, no. 63, 2003.
  • "Platform (review); Books in Canada, Vol. 32, no. 8.
  • "Getting on the Gravy Train" (essay); Canadian Notes & Queries, no. 64, 2003.
  • "The Higher Transvestism" (essay); Books in Canada, Vol. 33, no. 3.
  • "Framing Layton" (reprint); Contemporary Jewish Writing in Canada, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln and London, 2004.
  • "The Devil’s Polymer" (review); Books in Canada, Vol. 33, no. 6.
  • "Mirabel" (review); Books in Canada, Vol. 34, no. 1.
  • excerpt from On Being a Jew; Broken Pencil, Issue 28, 2005.
  • "Conference Days" (article); Manuscript, Issue 2, Summer 2005.
  • "An Ambassador of Sorts" (essay); Books in Canada, Vol. 34, no. 7.
  • "A Note on Eric Ormsby" (essay); Canadian Notes & Queries, no 68, 2005.
  • "Remembering Layton" (eulogy); Books in Canada, Vol. 35, no. 1.
  • "Reading the Encyclopedia Dementia"(essay); Arts & Opinion,Vol.5, no.2, 2006.
  • "Conversations"; The Norwich Exchanges, Pen & Inc Press, Norwich, 2006.
  • "Jonas’ Masque" (review); Books in Canada, Vol. 35, no. 6.

Forthcoming:

  • "Pericles as Dream" (reprint); Shakespeare Criticism, Gale.
  • "The Problem of Henry VIII" (essay); Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies.
  • "Revisiting Hydra Post-Chernobyl" (essay); MondoGreco.
  • "On Terror and Liberalism" (essay); Books in Canada.
  • La recherche d’une voix (essay); La Revue des sciences humaines.
  • "A Letter to Robert Melançon" (verse-letter); Chemin de traverse (Noroît).
  • "Double Exile and Montreal English-Language Poetry" (revised and reprinted); English Poetry in Quebec: 1976-2001. (Véhicule Press)
  • "Double Exile and Montreal English-Language Poetry" (new revision and translation); Autres voix de dedans: la littérature anglo-québécoise (Éditions Nota Bene).

Works In Progress

  • Reading, Riting and Rhythmitic (education)
  • Peregrines (literary essays)
  • Living in the Valley of Shmoon (political essays)
  • Lenses and Reflections: Greek Island Sketches (travel)
  • Scattered Rhymes (poetry)
  • The Book of Angels (novel)

David Solway's works copyright © to the author.


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