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By Frank Tierney, Angela Arnold Robbeson

A turning out to be variety of literary historians and critics now realize the modern lengthy poem as a distinctively Canadian style. This selection of essays leads the reader to a deeper knowing of Canadian literary cultures by way of their neighborhood intimacies and idiosyncrasies in addition to of their nationwide contexts.

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136) If for Talbot the new settlement was a means of self-aggrandisement, for the settlers it was a means of escape from the poverty and dislocation of the old country. The dispossessed rural poor lamented in Goldsmith's The Deserted Village turned up in Canada where they created many rising villages in addition to the one depicted in his great-nephew's poem. Thomas Talbot schemed and connived, the poet's brother, Mahlon, surveyed the roads and laid them out on a map, but the true builders of the Talbot Road Settlement were the degraded, ignorant, and profligate outcasts who inspired indignation from writers like John Howison (169).

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