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Table of Contents for
All These Roads: The Poetry of Louis Dudek, selected with an introduction by Karis Shearer

Foreword | Neil Besner

Biographical Note

Introduction | Karis Shearer

On Poetry and Profession

Functional Poetry: A Proposal

Theory of Art

What we Profess


It Is An Art

Hellcats in Heaven (Report on the book Cerberus)

Kingston Conference

Poetry Reading

Line and Form

“Europe” at Sea


Advice to a Young Poet

The Retired Professor

Old Books

Dedications and Intertexts

For E.P.

Kosmos: The Greek World (For Michael Lekakis)

Emily Dickinson

James Reaney’s Dream Inside a Dream, or The Freudian Wish

Irving Layton’s Poem in Early Spring

Rich Man’s Paradise (After F.R. Scott)

Quebec Religious Hospital by A.M. Klein

Carman’s Last Home

Europe Without Baedeker But with Pound

Tar and Feathers

Reply to Envious Arthur

The Progress of Satire (For F.R. Scott and A.J.M. Smith)

The Demolitions (For John Glassco)

A Note for Leonard Cohen

Tao (For F.R.S)

For Ron Everson (After Ezra Pound, and Confucius)



For William Carlos Williams

Long Poems

from Europe (Fragment 95)

from En México

Afterword | by Frank Davey