An Essay and Bibliography
Winner of the “Award of Merit: The Best of the ’80s” (Society of Graphic Designers).
He was a gigolo in a Paris brothel and caused a scene at a Gertrude Stein party. He was Mayor of Foster in Québec’s Eastern Townships. He wrote the novels Fetish Girl and The Temple of Pederasty. Sutherland’s opening essay provides a biographical sketch of the Governor-General-Award-winning poet and translator, as well as an appreciation of him as a stylist, written with great affection for the work and the person. The bibliography is admirably thorough with clear and concise annotations. For new insights into Canadian literature as well as the work and lives of the expatriates in Paris in the 1920s, consult this useful reference tool.
FRASER SUTHERLAND is the former editor of Books in Canada.