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Anatomy of Arcadia

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A 'travel book' in more ways than one, The Anatomy of Arcadia is at the same time an account of a year spent on the Greek island of Paxos, a study of travel writing from the Attic Nights of Aulus Gellius to the present, an analysis of the myth of Greece, and a meditation on the illusion of Arcadia in its contemporary forms. This is a 'travel book' more in the tradition of ...more
Paperback, 80 pages
Published January 1st 1992 by Véhicule Press
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Mar 13, 2013 Ed Cottrill rated it it was amazing
A brilliant diary of his time with his family on the island of Paxos, and a meditation on Arcadia and the Greek ideal.
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Canadian poet, educational theorist, travel writer, literary critic and Conservative commentator"

He is a member of the Jubilate Circle and formerly a teacher of English Literature at John Abbott College. He has spent most of his life in the Montreal area and now lives in Hudson, Quebec.

Solway is known for his work both as a poet, essayist and as a teacher, as well as for his polemical outspokennes
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