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Campbell, (William) Wilfred

Campbell, (William) Wilfred, 1861–1918, Canadian poet, b. Kitchener, Ont. Although ordained an Episcopal minister, he spent most of his life as a civil servant. His fame rests mainly on Lake Lyrics (1889), a volume of nature poetry. He also wrote historical novels and poetic dramas, and he edited the Oxford Book of Canadian Verse (1913).

See his Poetical Works (1923).

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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