John Newlove Critical Essays

Introduction

Newlove, John 1938–

Newlove is a Canadian lyric poet. His early work, characterized by a simple narrative and descriptive form, has evolved into a more complex poetry, featuring juxtaposition of fragments in his most recent verse. His poetry reveals an unremitting sense of alienation and despair. (See also Contemporary Authors, Vols. 21-24, rev. ed.)