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Bruce Meyer, a professor of English at Laurentian University at Georgian College, has published 15 volumes of poems, edited many literary anthologies, and authored works of criticism. He is Artistic Director, Leacock Summer Literary Festival and frequently broadcasts on CBC Radio and TV, W Network, and TV Ontario.

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  • Challis, D. A., and Gloria Rawlinson. The Book of Iris: A Biography of Robin Hyde. Auckland: Auckland University Press, 2002.
  • Hyde, Robin. The Desolate Star and Other Poems. Christchurch: Whitcombe & Tombs, 1929.
  • --. The Conquerors and Other Poems. Macmillan's Contemporary Poets. London: Macmillan, 1935.
Biography: 
  • Taylor, Richard. Frank Pearce Sturm: His Life, Letters and Collected Work. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1969. PR6037 .T94 1969 UTL at Downsview
  • Sturm, Frank Pearce. An Hour of Reverie. London: E. Mathews, 1905.
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Paul Claudel (1868-1955) was a professional diplomat who represented France as ambassador in many countries including China and the United States. In his poetry, he reveals himself as a fervent Catholic and mystic. Claudel often writes in short versets which make his thought difficult to follow.

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Born and educated in Toronto, Raymond Souster is that city's most loved poet and servant to poetry. He worked at the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce from 1939 to his retirement in 1985, a career interrupted only from 1941 to 1945, when he served as ground crew in the Royal Canadian Air Force.

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Thomas Stearns Eliot was born on September 26, 1888, in St. Louis, Missouri. He received his education at Smith Academy there, at Milton Academy in Massachusetts, and at Harvard University, where he obtained a B.A. and M.A. in philosophy (1909-10) and taught briefly in 1913-14. His Ph.D. thesis on F. H.

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  • Gay, William. Sonnets and Other Verses. Melbourne: E. A. Petherick, 1894. Internet Archive
  • --. Sonnets. Bendigo, 1896.
  • --. Christ on Olympus and Other Poems. Bendigo: W. Gay, 1896.
  • --. The Complete Poetical Works of William Gay. 1911. Internet Archive. SETIS.
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Christopher John Brennan was born in Sydney, Australia in 1870 of Irish parents. Brennan first studied for the priesthood, but abandoned his vocation at St. Ignatius College for the University of Sydney. There Brennan concentrated on classics and philosophy, graduating from the University with first class honours in 1891.

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After taking his M.A. and Ph.D. at Harvard University, Joseph Warren Beach returned to Minneapolis in 1907 to the Department of English at the University of Minnesota, his undergraduate alma mater. Starting as Assistant Professor, he became Associate Professor in 1917 and Professor in 1924. Beach chaired the English Department from 1939 to 1948, after which time he retired.

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