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).

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