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Corked

byCatriona Strang

Paperback | April 15, 2013

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Catriona Strang expertly fabricates her own reality" in poems that explore the female condition and respond to Marcel Proust's In Search of Lost Time. In a powerful and rare display of poetic ingenuity, Strang situates classical themes of existentialism, memory, time, and the role of women in two clarifying contexts: the metaphorical mailbox of Proust and the speaker's own body, as understood in geographical and geological terms. we need not gulf doubt nor gist-pierce our place whatever grip or drib we might or mean Dear Proust, / You've been dawning on me. Gradually, by the charm of all your explanations, our lives have come to be ­constituted through art. We have made several realities, far beyond the reach of terrible conservative eyes, which grow greater, or are illuminated. Consequence really lives thus, I mean all the time."
A founding member of the Institute for Domestic Research, and former member of the Kootenay School of Writing collective, Catriona Strang is the author of Low Fancy" and co-author with the late Nancy Shaw of "Busted" and "Light Sweet Crude". She frequently collaborates with composer Jacqueline Leggatt and clarinetist Francois Houle. Sh...
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Title:CorkedFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 8.91 × 5.55 × 0.25 inPublished:April 15, 2013Publisher:Talon Books LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0889228523

ISBN - 13:9780889228528

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