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Bibliography: Unknown by Carman, Bliss

Carman, Bliss
Note Source
Gazette 11/30/1902; Gazette 11/30/1902
Note Relating to Cather

In a 1902 Gazette article, Cather calls Bliss Carman and Louise Imogen Guiney the "two most typical representatives of this seemingly national tendency in verse, among the poets of the younger generation ..." ["...lyric inclination...delicately tampered and almost reserved expression."]

In the same article, Cather writes: "Of Bliss Carman it is difficult to speak without prejudice, for he is altogether made up of contradictions. He is, I believe, a Canadian by birth, but like Charles G.D. Roberts he has come to be regarded among the poets of our own nation ..."