Sangster, Charles

Sangster, Charles,

1822–93, Canadian poet, b. Ontario. At first an imitator of Byron, he became, with the publication of Hesperus and Other Poems and Lyrics (1860), the first notable Canadian poet to make use of native themes and settings.


See biography by W. D. Hamilton (1971).

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