A Frame of the Book by Erin MoureA Frame of the Book by Erin Moure

A Frame of the Book

byErin Moure

Paperback | May 11, 1999

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In this brilliant collection, Governor General's Award-winning poet Erin Moure tests the boundaries of tenderness, grace, speech, sexual feeling, and a book's ability to frame or hold the person.With her typical wit and textual play, Moure breaks the codes of language to reveal the carnality and torsional power of words. Her lines and frames uncover shadow meanings, highlight syllables as marks, and expose the abrasion, erasure, gaps, and cries that infuse a wordliness in all acts, all human bearing.
One of Canada's most eminent and respected poets, Erín Moure is a translator from French, Spanish, Galician, and Portuguese, and she is the author of seventeen books of poetry. Moure has received the Governor General's Literary Award, the Pat Lowther Memorial Award, and the A. M. Klein Prize, and she has been a three-time finalist for ...
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Title:A Frame of the BookFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 9 × 6.13 × 0.39 inPublished:May 11, 1999Publisher:House Of Anansi Press IncLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0887846327

ISBN - 13:9780887846328

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Enter the brilliantly evocative world of Governor General Award-Winner Erin Mouré's eighth poetry collection. The rich detail exposes the truths of our society with a cadence and rhythm that's entirely her own. Characters cry out from the pages, begging the reader to understand their plight. A Frame of the Book uses the natural structure of language and grammar to reach a rhythmic intensity that you can see on the page. Readers will understand their own role in our culture with this illuminating guidebook to the real world.