|Publisher:||McClelland and Stewart, Ltd.|
|Tags:||Canadiana, fiction, poetry|
|Description:||As I stood on the bank of the river that runs by Saskatoon,|
I saw the incredible happen in the sober light of noon.
Author Carman, (William) Bliss
Bliss Carman (1861-1929) was a Canadian poet. Born in Fredericton, New Brunswick, he was educated at the University of New Brunswick and also universities in Edinburgh and Harvard. He worked as an editor for several American newspapers and magazines. He became noted as a poet writing for Christmas card companies and freelance submissions of poetry to magazines. Many of his poems were collected in books. After his death in 1929 some Canadian poets criticized his work but more recently his work has been reappraised and appreciated.