F(rancis) R(eginald) Scott

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(Contemporary Literary Criticism)

F(rancis) R(eginald) Scott 1899–

Canadian poet, editor, and nonfiction writer.

Although Desmond Pacey predicted in 1958 that Scott, an ardent socialist, "will be remembered … primarily for his social satire," Scott's poetry has deepened in later years; his evaluation of technology's impact on nature is thoughtfully conceived.

(See also Contemporary Authors, Vol. 101.)