Henry Eric BEISSEL Biography,Bibliography,Books Review,Publications,Career,Email Address

Canadian (born Germany), b. 1929.

Genres: Plays/Screenplays, Poetry, Geography, Travel/Exploration, Essays, Translations.

Career: Concordia University, Montreal, assistant professor, 1966-68, associate professor, 1968-76, professor, 1976-95, emeritus professor of English, 1995-, distinguished emeritus professor, 1999. Visiting professor at universities worldwide.

Publications: Introduction to Spain, 1955; Witness the Heart, 1963; The World Is a Rainbow, 1969; A Trumpet for Nap, 1973; The Salt I Taste, 1975; Kanada: Romantik und Wirklichkeit, 1981; Inuk, 2000. PLAYS: The Curve, 1963; Mister Skinflint: A Marionette Play, 1969; Inook and the Sun, 1973; For Crying Out Loud, 1977; (ed.) Cues and Entrances, 1977; Goya, 1978; Under Coyote’s Eye, 1980; (adaptation) The Emigrants, 1981; The Noose and Improvisations for Mr. X, 1989. POETRY: New Wings for Icarus: A Poem in Four Parts, 1966; Face on the Dark, 1970; Cantos North (epic), 1980; Season of Blood, 1984; Poems New and Selected, 1987; Ammonite, 1987; Stones to Harvest, 1991; Dying I Was Born, 1992; The Dragon and the Pearl, 2002; Across the Sun’s Warp, 2030. TRANSLATOR: W. Bauer, The Price of Morning: Selected Poems, 1969; A Different Sun, 1976; Three Plays by Tankred Dorst, 1976; T.A. Bringsvaerd, The Glass Mountain, 1989.

Address: PO Box 339, Alexandria, ON, Canada K0C 1A0.

Online Address: beifran@glen-net.ca