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The Properties of Things: From: The Poems of Batholomew the Englishman

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The Properties of Things continues David Solway's explorations in the realm of fictive translation, this time that of the obscure thirteenth century scholar Bartolomaeus Anglicus. The result is a poetic alphabetary, ranging from the bawdy to the sublime.

David Solway has been called "an internationalist of the imagination." He remains one of the country's most brilliant and
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Paperback, 72 pages
Published September 15th 2007 by Biblioasis
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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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