For the American Methodist missionary, see Elizabeth Fisher Brewster.

Elizabeth Winifred Brewster, CM (26 August 1922 – 26 December 2012[1]) was a Canadian poet and academic.[2]

Born in Chipman, New Brunswick, she received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of New Brunswick, a Master of Arts degree from Radcliffe College, a Bachelor of Library Science from the University of Toronto, and a Ph.D. from Indiana University. She was a Professor at the University of Saskatchewan.

In 2001, she was made a Member of the Order of Canada, Canada's highest civilian honor.

Selected bibliography

Poetry

  • East Coast 1951
  • Lillooet 1954
  • Roads 1957
  • Death by Drowning 1969
  • Passage of Summer 1969
  • Sunrise North 1972
  • In Search of Eros 1974
  • Sometimes I Think of Moving 1977
  • The Way Home 1982
  • Digging In 1982
  • Selected Poems, 1944-1984 (2 volumes) 1985
  • Entertaining Angels 1988
  • Spring Again 1990
  • Wheel of Change 1993
  • Footnotes to the Book of Job 1995, shortlisted for the 1996 Governor General's Award
  • Garden of Sculpture 1998
  • On the Value Of Fantasies
  • Where I Come From 2000
  • Blueflag

Other works

  • The Sisters 1974
  • It's Easy to Fall on the Ice 1977
  • Junction 1982
  • A House Full of Women 1983
  • Visitations 1987
  • The Invention of Truth 1991
  • Away from Home 1995
  • In The Morning (27 May) year unknown. Published in Viewpoints Grade 11 English Textbook

References

  1. ^ "College of Arts and Science . University of Saskatchewan". Arts.usask.ca. Retrieved 2013-02-07. 
  2. ^ Noreen Shanahan. "Obituary: Elizabeth Brewster’s journey of self-awareness led to prolific poetry career". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 2013-02-07.