Lan(d)guage

Lan(d)guage

A Sequence in Poetics

Book - 2008
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Midpoint Books
In Ken Belford's fifth book of poetry he takes us on a journey through Canada's roadless north where he has discovered a third world gaze, looking out at industrialism and its impact on a region abundant in resources and natural beauty. Lan(d)guage is an unsentimental and non-reactionary perspective, a deep investigation of the psychology of both the electronic revolution and postmodernism. It is also a collective conversation having to do with the mobile geographies of inequality. The poems are a study in the social cost of privilege and what it means to have access to power, surveillance and identity.
"Ken Belford is a poet writing a new lan(d)guage of of a complex post-modern primordial context...."
Barry McKinnon

Publisher: Halfmoon Bay, B.C. : Caitlin Press, 2008
ISBN: 9781894759298
189475929X
Branch Call Number: 811.54 BEL
Characteristics: 83 p. ;,21 cm.
Alternative Title: Language

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