Write a note on Atwood and Ondaatje’s contribution to Canadian Poetry.

She is fascinated by the conventions that lie behind everyday reality, by the mythological substructures of modern culture. In his ‘Introduction’ this Jack David and Robert Lecker (edited) book canadian Poetry’ (Volume Two) George Woodcock says about this Atwood:


Margaret Atwood’s role has been confused by the fame she has acquired in other fields, as a novelist, as an innovatory critic of Canadian writing, as a public personality. Her reputation in other fields of writing is not underserved, but it has tended to obscure the excellence of her verse, read by a much smaller and largely a different audience from her fiction.

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