Songs of the Makers of Canada
By John Daniel Logan


CONTENTS

Foreword: By John Boyd. Poet, Essayist and Translator of French-Canadian Chansons
Author's Preface
Prefatory Sonnet: Democracy Triumphant
Introductory Essay: The Genius and Distinction of Canadian Poetry

SONGS OF THE MAKERS OF CANADA

Prologue:

I. Ode to Canada
II. Exordium
III. Invocation to Lore

From Voyager to Imperialist:

Cartier: Dauntless Discoverer
Champlain: First Canadian
Laval: High-Priest of Knowledge
Frontenac: Staunch Warrior
Wolfe: Illustrious Victor
Brock: Valiant Leader
Drummond: Indomitable Soldier
Ryerson: Renowned Educator
Howe: Champion of Self-Government
Macdonald: Great Confederationist
Laurier: Prophetic Imperialist

Epilogue:

The True Imperialism

HOMELAND LYRICS

Land Blest with Youth
Champlain Hears the Call
The Over-Song or Niagara
O Lost Canadian Singer
A Canticle of Mortality
To a City-Editor
To a Symphony Conductor
To a Violin Virtuosa
My Scotia by the Sea


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