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Margaret Atwood's Poetry
Margaret Atwood's Poetry
Margaret Atwood is a prolific poet. Hundreds of her poems have appeared in print, both individually in magazines, as well as in poetry collections. Her poems are frequently anthologized both in Canada and the United States, and their proliferation through the web also attests to their enduring popularity.

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Margaret Atwood Poetry Collections:

The Circle Game ;
Cranbrook Academy of Art, 1964; Contact Press, 1966; Anansi, 1967; Anansi, 1978; Anansi, 1998.

The Animals in That Country ;
Oxford University Press, 1969; Atlantic Little-Brown, 1969.

The Journals of Susanna Moodie ;
Oxford, 1970; McFarlane Walter Ross, 1997; Houghton Mifflin, 1997; Bloomsbury, 1997.

Procedures for Underground ;
Oxford, 1970; Atlantic Little-Brown, 1970.

Power Politics ;
Anansi, 1971; Harper & Row, 1973; Anansi, 1996.

You Are Happy ;
Oxford, 1974; Harper & Row, 1975.

Selected Poems: 1965-1975 ;
Oxford, 1976; Simon & Schuster, 1978; Mariner, 1987.

Two-Headed Poems ;
Oxford, 1978; Simon & Schuster, 1980.

True Stories ;
Oxford, 1981; Simon & Schuster, 1982.

Interlunar ;
Oxford, 1984.

Selected Poems II: Poems Selected and New, 1976-1986 ;
Oxford, 1986; Houghton Mifflin, 1987.

Selected Poems 1966-1984;Oxford University Press, 1990.

Margaret Atwood Poems 1965-1975 ;
Virago Press Limited, 1991; Time Warner Books UK, 1991.

Morning in the Burned House ;
McClelland & Stewart, 1995; Houghton Mifflin, 1995, Virago Press, 1995; Mariner, 1996.

Eating Fire; Selected Poetry, 1965-1995 ;
Virago Press Limited, 1998.

Ms. Atwood's poetry has been published in many magazines, including
Tamarack Review, The Canadian Forum, The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly,
Poetry (Chicago), Kayak, Quarry, and Prism. Her poetry also
appears in many anthologies, both in Canada and the United States.

Selected Poetry

Book Reviews
Review of Power Politics - New York Times, 1973
Review of You are Happy - New York Times, 1975
Review of Selected Poems - New York Times, 1978
Review of Two-Headed Poems - New York Times, 1981
Review of True Stories - New York Times, 1983
Review of True Stories - Bernadette Gayer
Review of Selected Poems II - New York Times, 1988

Essays on Margaret Atwoods Poetry
Atwood's Gorgon Touch - Frank Davey
Power Impinging: Hearing Atwood's Vision - Pat Sillers
"The Ruthless Story and the Future Tense" in Atwood's "Circe/Mud Poems" - Gordon Johnston
Margaret Atwood's Hands - George Bowering
Summary of The Journals of Susanna Moodie - Faye Hamill
Margaret Atwood's The Journals of Susanna Moodie - R. P. Bilan
Reconstructing the Wilderness: Margaret Atwood's Reading of Susanna Moodie - Susan Johnston
The Journals of Susanna Moodie: A Twentieth-Century Look
         at a Nineteenth-Century Life - Laura Groening
Ideology and Poetry - Jean Mallinson
A New Dimension: Notes on the Ecology of Canadian Poetry - D.M.R. Bentley

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Margaret Atwood has gone on to become not just
a major Canadian Writer, and a woman writer (whom some would call a Feminist Writer),
but an award-winning author of English literature. Her works include novels,
short stories, poetry, etc.