BARBED LYRES: CANADIAN VENOMOUS VERSE.


112 pp, 8 3/4" H. B&w illustrations by political cartoonist Aislin. "(W)inning entries and special celebrity submissions from a nationwide contest for satircal verse (judged by) author Margaret Atwood, columnist Allan Fotheringham and songwriter Nancy White. Over 100 of the best entries are featured. Also included are poems submitted by invitation from: Pierre Berton, Robertson Davies, Howard Engel, Don Harron, Tomson Highway, Dennis Lee, Mavor Moore, Susan Musgrave, Eric Nichol, Charles Pachter, Robert Priest, Al Purdy, Erika Ritter, Robin Skelton, et al." A 1/2" dia raised area under the front pastedown endpaper - causes a same size shallow dent in first few pages. Dust jacket has light wrinkling at top of front flap-fold and top of front hinge, minor edge wrinkling at top of rear flap.

Title: BARBED LYRES: CANADIAN VENOMOUS VERSE.

Author Name: Atwood, Margaret, foreword. (Tom Denholm, Glen Stone, Denis Woollings, Brian Davis, Gerry MacIntosh, Pierre Berton, Robertson Davies, Hoard Engel, Tomson Highway, Dennis Lee, Robert Priest, al Purdy, Charles Pachter, Mavor Moore, Don Harron, et al.)

Illustrator: Aislin (Terry Mosher).

Categories: Humor, Poetry,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Toronto, Key Porter: 1990

ISBN Number: 1550132520

ISBN Number 13: 9781550132526

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 30244

Keywords: Canadian Poetry, 20th Century, Poetry Contests, Verse, Satire, Margaret Atwood, Victor Emerson, Neil Dickinson, Terry Ryan, Bob Wakulich, Clive Thompson, Stephen Grant, Robert Fischer, Poltics, Terrence Keough, Tricia McCallum, David Fraser, Politicians, Prime Ministers, Ottawa, Doris Letts, Larry Zolf, Canada Post, Meech Lake, pierre Trudeau, Wayne Gibson, Brian Mulroney, Allan Gould, robin Skelton, Gretzky.,