40 - Charles Sangster: Colonial Poet Laureate


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In which Mack stays awake long enough to talk about Canada's "Colonial Poet Laureate" and rising English-Canadian nationalism. Topics include Gothic literature, the formation of Canada's military, and reciprocity treaties!

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Further Reading:

  • Bentley, D. M. R. “Charles Sangster: The St. Lawrence and the Saguenay,” Mimic Fires: Accounts of Early Long Poems on Canada, McGill-Queen's University Press, 1994.
  • Brown, E. K. On Canadian Poetry, Ryerson Press, 1943.
  • “Charles Sangster.” The Public Health Journal, vol. 5, no. 9, 1914, pp. 589–593. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/41997696.
  • “Haunted by a Lack of Ghosts: Gothic Absence and Settler Melancholy.” Canadian Gothic: Literature, History, and the Spectre of Self-Invention, by Cynthia Sugars, 1st ed., University of Wales Press, 2014, pp. 49–74. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/j.ctt9qhhzf.6.
  • Kamboureli, Smaro. On the Edge of Genre: The Contemporary Canadian Long Poem, University of Toronto Press, 1991.
  • Latham, David. “Sangster, Charles,” The Oxford Companion to Canadian Literature, Oxford University Press, 1997.
  • Masters, D.C.. "Reciprocity". The Canadian Encyclopedia, 12 November 2019, Historica Canada. https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/reciprocity.
  • Sangster, Charles. The St. Lawrence & the Saguenay and Other Poems, 1856. http://canadianpoetry.org/library/early-writing-in-canada/early-canadian-long-poems/sangster/

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