1977 in poetry

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Nationality words link to articles with information on the nation's poetry or literature (for instance, Irish or France).

List of years in poetry (table)
In literature


Works published in English[edit]

Listed by nation where the work was first published and again by the poet's native land, if different; substantially revised works listed separately:



  • Earle Birney:
    • The Damnation of Vancouver. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart. A satire on the modern city.
    • Ghost in the Wheels: selected poems. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart.[4]
  • Roo Borson, Landfall, ISBN 0-920110-32-0 American-Canadian
  • Leonard Cohen, Death of a Ladies' Man
  • Isabella Valancy Crawford, Hugh and Ion, Glenn Clever ed. (Ottawa: Borealis). ISBN 978-0-919594-77-7
  • Irving Layton, The Poems of Irving Layton. Eli Mandel ed. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart. Also published, with an introduction by Hugh Kenner, as The Selected Poems of Irving Layton. New York: New Directions, 1977.[5] ISBN 0-8112-0642-4
  • Irving Layton, The Covenant. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart.[5]
  • Dorothy Livesay, Right Hand Left Hand. Erin, ON: Porcepic.[6]
  • Pat Lowther, A Stone Diary
  • Miriam Mandel, Station 14. Edmonton: NeWest Press.[7] ISBN 0-920316-08-5 ISBN 978-0920316085
  • Charles Sangster, The Angel Guest and Other Poems and Lyrics, edited by Frank M. Tierney (Tecumseh)[8]
  • F. R. Scott, Poems of French Canada. Translated by F. R. Scott. Burnaby, B.C.: Blackfish Press.[9]
  • Raymond Souster, Extra Innings. Ottawa. Oberon Press.[10]
  • George Woodcock, Anima, or, Swann Grown Old. A Cycle of Poems by George Woodcock, Windsor, Ontario: Black Moss Press, Canada[11]

India, in English[edit]


New Zealand[edit]

South Africa[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

United States[edit]

Works published in other languages[edit]

Listed by language and often by nation where the work was first published and again by the poet's native land, if different; substantially revised works listed separately:


French language[edit]

Canada, in French[edit]


German language[edit]

East Germany[edit]

West Germany[edit]



In each section, listed in alphabetical order by first name:




  • Mehr Lal Soni Zia Fatehabadi Dhoop Aur Chandni (The Sunlight and the Moonlight) - Collection of poems published by Radha Krishan Sehgal, Bazm-e-Seemab, J 5/21, Rajouri Garden, New Delhi in 1977.

Other languages in India[edit]



Portuguese language[edit]




Spanish language[edit]


Latin America[edit]


Other languages[edit]

Awards and honors[edit]


United Kingdom[edit]

United States[edit]



Birth years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:


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  2. ^ "11 July 1977: Gay paper guilty of blasphemy". On This Day. BBC News. Archived from the original on 7 March 2008. Retrieved 2013-06-29.
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  4. ^ "Earle Birney: Published Works," Canadian Poetry Online, UToronto.ca, Web, May 3, 2011.
  5. ^ a b "Irving Layton: Publications," Canadian Poetry Online, Web, May 7, 2011.
  6. ^ "Dorothy Livesay (1909-1996): Works", Canadian Women Poets, Brock University. Web, Mar. 18, 2011.
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  9. ^ "F.R. Scott: Publications," Canadian Poetry Online, UToronto.ca, Web, May 7, 2011.
  10. ^ "Notes on Life and Works Archived 2011-08-17 at the Wayback Machine," Selected Poetry of Raymond Souster, Representative Poetry Online, UToronto.ca, Web, May 7, 2011.
  11. ^ "The Works of George Woodcock" at Anarchy Archives: "This list is based on The Record of George Woodcock (issued for his eightieth birthday) and Ivan Avakumovic's bibliography in A Political Art: Essays and Images in Honour of George Woodcock, edited by W.H. New, 1978, with additions to bring it up to date"; accessed April 24, 2008
  12. ^ Niranjan Mohanty, "Trends in Indian Poetry in English", p. 18 ("Works Cited"), Footnote 7, in Indian English Poetry: Critical Perspectives, edited by Jaydipsinh Dodiya, 2000, Delhi: Prabhat Kumar Sharma for Sarup & Sons, ISBN 81-7625-111-9, retrieved July 17, 2010
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  15. ^ a b Crotty, Patrick, Modern Irish Poetry: An Anthology, Belfast, The Blackstaff Press Ltd., 1995, ISBN 0-85640-561-2
  16. ^ "Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin" Archived 2008-07-05 at the Wayback Machine at The Gallery Press website, accessed May 4, 2008
  17. ^ Robinson, Roger and Wattie, Nelson, The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature, 1998, "Lauris Edmond" article
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  22. ^ "Michael S. Harper", Academy of American Poets, accessed April 23, 2008
  23. ^ a b c "W. S. Merwin (1927- )", Poetry Foundation; retrieved June 8, 2010
  24. ^ Porter, Joy, and Kenneth M. Roemer, The Cambridge Companion to Native American Literature, p. 29, Cambridge University Press, 2005, ISBN 978-0-521-82283-1, retrieved February 9, 2009
  25. ^ a b "Bibliography of Klaus Høeck", website of the Danish Arts Agency / Literature Centre, retrieved January 1, 2010
  26. ^ "Pierre Nepveu" Archived 2009-11-25 at the Wayback Machine at L’Académie des lettres du Québec website (in French), retrieved October 20, 2010
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  29. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y This is as specific as The Britannica Book of the Year 1978, the source, gets; the book, published in 1978, covers events in 1977, "Literature" article, p. 511.
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  32. ^ "K. Satchidanandan" Archived 2011-07-21 at the Wayback Machine, Poetry International website, retrieved July 11, 2010
  33. ^ a b "Nilmani Phookan" at the Poetry International website, retrieved July 16, 2010
  34. ^ Eugenio Montale, Collected Poems 1920-1954, translated and edited by Jonathan Galassi, New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1998, ISBN 0-374-12554-6
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  • Britannica Book of the Year 1978 ("for events of 1977"), published by Encyclopædia Britannica 1978 (source of many items in "Works published" section and rarely in other sections)

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