Canada Post by Jason ChristieCanada Post by Jason Christie

Canada Post

byJason Christie

Paperback | May 1, 2006

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Jason Christie's Canada Post interrogates the linguistic imperatives of the communication age and investigates the links between language and nationality with dry, delirious wit. Christie's poems evidence a frightening, ludic journey from the capital to the outlying punctuation where the familiarity of our nation, language and identity begin to disappear in the cracks and fades of discourse. "Beware of grammar," these poems advise. "It'll get you every time." Shrewdly political, wickedly funny, and fiercely intelligent, Canada Post is an important debut collection.

Jason Christie grew up in Milton, Ontario. He studied at York University and the University of Calgary. In 2007, he joined the Kootenay School of Writing. His poetry has appeared in many journals and magazines, including filling Station, dANDelion, Poetry Is Dead, Action, YES!, The Capilano Review, West Coast Line, and Interim. He edit...
Title:Canada PostFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 6 × 6 × 0.25 inPublished:May 1, 2006Publisher:Invisible PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0973943807

ISBN - 13:9780973943801

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Funny and Intelligent Canada Post is a fantastic, fun book of poetry. It deals with issues of nationality, capitalism, and communication. The poems range from very short and terse, to longer prose poem pieces.
Date published: 2006-05-02