The Resumption of Play

The Resumption of Play

Book - 2016
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The gripping title poem of The Resumption of Play, which won the 2015 Malahat Review Long Poem Prize, dramatizes the traumatic experience and enduring legacy of Canada's Indian residential schools. The book is also about coming to terms with grief and loss, including a special elegiac sequence about the poet's mother, dead at age 35, and another about Pound, Brodsky, Stravinsky and Diaghelev called "On Being Dead in Venice." This exciting new cornucopia from one of Canada's premier poets also includes two prison letters from Somalia and lyrics about Virginia Woolf, Bronwen Wallace, misogyny, obstacles to belief, and the healing power of poetry.

Publisher: Toronto : Quattro Books, 2016
ISBN: 9781927443873
Branch Call Number: 811.54 GED
Characteristics: 102 p. ;,22 cm

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