by George J. Dance


Canadian Poets was the name of a 20th-century anthology of Canadian poetry

Text editionsEdit

Canadian Poets was published in Canada in 1916 by McClelland, Goodchild & Stewart of Toronto. It was edited by John W. Garvin, best known as the editor of the Collected Poems of Isabella Valancy Crawford.[1]

The anthology was also published in the United States in 1916, under the title Canadian Poets and Poetry, by Frederick A. Stokes.[2]

A second edition was published in Canada by McClelland & Stewart in 1926.[3]

Online editionsEdit

The complete contents of Canadian Poets are available in html at the site, A Celebration of Women Writers, edited since 1994 by Mary Mark Ockerbloom, developed in collaboration with the On-Line Books Page (edited by John Mark Ockerbloom), and hosted by the University of Pennsylvania.[4]

Canadian Poets is also available in digitized versions of both the Canadian and American editions  at the Internet Archive.[5]

Table of ContentsEdit






See alsoEdit


  1. John W. Garvin, Canadian Poets (Toronto: McClelland, Goodchild & Stewart, 1916,, Web, June 22, 2011.
  2. Canadian poets and poetry (1916), Internet Archive, Web, June 11, 2012.
  3. "Benson, Mary Josephine Trotter Canada's Early Women Writers. Simon Fraser University,, Web, Nov. 13, 2011.
  4. "Who We Are," A Celebration of Women Writers,, Web, June 22, 2011.
  5. Search results = John W. Garvin, Internet Archive, Web, June 11, 2012.

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