All the Gold Hurts My Mouth by Katherine LeytonAll the Gold Hurts My Mouth by Katherine Leyton

All the Gold Hurts My Mouth

byKatherine Leyton

Paperback | March 15, 2016

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Katherine Leyton's fresh and vibrant debut collection takes on the sexual politics of the twenty-first century, boldly holding up a mirror to the male gaze and interrogating the nature of images and illusions.

Confronting the forces of mass communication — whether television, movies, or the Internet — Leyton explores the subtle effects of the media on our perceptions and interactions, including the pain of alienation and the threat of violence simmering just below the surface.

And yet, for all its unflinching and raw lyricism, the poetry of All the Gold Hurts My Mouth is warm and searching, full of humour and hope. Engaging her readers with lush vocabulary and spare, tightly controlled forms, Leyton's poems become a rich quest for identity, authenticity, and nature uncorrupted. Reaching gloriously from isolation and pain to connection with love, Leyton channels the wit of past feminists to create a manifesto for our time, an affirmation of what might be possible.

Katherine Leyton was the inaugural writer-in-residence at the Al & Eurithe Purdy A-Frame in the summer of 2014. Her poetry and non-fiction have appeared in numerous publications, including the Malahat Review, Hazlitt, the Globe and Mail, and the Edinburgh Review. She is also the founder of the highly unorthodox video poetry blog, HowP...
Title:All the Gold Hurts My MouthFormat:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.25 inPublished:March 15, 2016Publisher:GSELanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0864928866

ISBN - 13:9780864928863

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