Challenged Works


Canadian Poetry: The Modern Era

By John Newlove, editor

Anthology of Canadian Poetry.




Challenges

In 1987, Parents for a Quality Curriculum objected to the use of this anthology—and five other works of contemporary Canadian fiction—in high schools in Victoria County, Ont. The parents objected to “anti-establishment attitudes” in the poems. But the school board voted to keep Canadian Poetry on its reading list.



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