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The Woman I Am

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Spanning fifty years, these poems of love, sexuality, motherhood, loneliness, old age, and death are culled from the lifetime of Dorothy Livesay's expression of the woman she is.

Dorothy Livesay was born in 1909.Twice winner of the Governor General's Award for poetry, she received several honorary degrees and awards. She was made an Office of the Order of Canada in 1987. S

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Published October 11th 2000 by Guernica Editions
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A writer of journalism, short fiction, autobiography and literary criticism, Livesay is best known as a strong, sensitive poet dealing as capably with public and political issues as with personal and intimate emotion and reflection. She was senior woman writer in Canada during active and productive years in the 1970s and 1980s. Her mother, Florence Randal Livesay, journalist, poet and translator, ...more
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