Jon Whyte

Jon Whyte

Mind Over Mountains

Book - 2000
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"Post-modernism was nice while it lasted, I believe. Thank goodness it's over." So wrote Jon Whyte, a contrarian and poet ahead of his time. From the late 1960s to his untimely death in 1992, Banff's Jon Whyte was a guiding spirit among those who loved the arts and the Rockies. Though variously a filmmaker, bookseller, publisher, local historian, museum_keeper, critic and columnist, Jon Whyte was always and most fundamentally a poet. Jon Whyte: Mind Over Mountainstraces his poetic career from his early years as part of Edmonton's fertile 1960s literary community, through his acclaimed 1982 poem Homage: Henry Kelsey, to Fells of Brightness, his visionary evocation of the "Shining Mountains." Complemented with photographs and artwork reproductions, Jon Whyte: Mind Over Mountainsintroduces previously unpublished work along with his best_known writings and includes a foreword by longtime friend and writer Myrna Kostash.
Publisher: Calgary, Alta. : Red Deer Press, 2000.
ISBN: 9780889952041
0889952043
Characteristics: v, 166 p. :,ill. ;,21 cm.
Additional Contributors: Vandervlist, Harry 1961-

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