Echoic Mimic

byLesley Trites

Paperback | October 15, 2011

Echoic Mimic by Lesley Trites
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Echoic Mimic is a mixed-genre long poem whose narrative thread follows the tumultuous life of a girl named Ada through a complicated love-hate relationship with her small hometown and its inhabitants, as she leaves to land wide-eyed in a new big city. Cut loose from the comfort and insular world of art school, she tries to figure out who she's become and what to do next. Along the way, she must confront her personal myths by standing up to a confrontational character from her past, who continually inserts herself into Ada's narrative at all the wrong times. A modern epic in four acts, Echoic Mimic uses playful and clever language to explore the creation of a personal mythology, the disjuncture between self-concept and the outer world, exit strategies adopted for self-preservation, and the things we do to alleviate inner emptiness.
Lesley Trites grew up in Fredericton, New Brunswick, and currently lives and writes in Montreal when not wandering abroad. Her poetry has been published in Matrix, filling Station, and Queen Street Quarterly. She holds an Honours BA in English from the University of Toronto, and an MA in English from the University of Victoria. When no...
Title:Echoic MimicFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:88 pages, 7 X 5 X 0.2 inShipping dimensions:88 pages, 7 X 5 X 0.2 inPublished:October 15, 2011Publisher:Invisible PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0986576522

ISBN - 13:9780986576522

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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