Jay Macpherson Critical Essays

Introduction

Macpherson, Jay 1931–

Macpherson, an English-born Canadian poet, nonfiction writer, and critic, writes sophisticated, intricate verse, focusing on intellectual and spiritual awareness. She is best known for The Boatman, a collection of poems for which she won the Governor General's Award. (See also Contemporary Authors, Vols. 5-8, rev. ed.)