Hanging Fire by Phyllis WebbHanging Fire by Phyllis Webb

Hanging Fire

byPhyllis Webb


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Astonishingly beautiful entrances into the personae of lost companions who reappear, animated by a voice in love with the music of their speaking.
Phyllis Webb Phyllis Webb worked for many years as a writer and broadcaster for the CBC, where she created the radio program "Ideas" in 1965 and was its executive producer from 1967 to 1969. Her 1980 work Wilson's Bowl was hailed by Northrop Frye as "a landmark in Canadian poetry." As Stephen Scobie once wrote, the work of ...
Title:Hanging FireFormat:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.25 inPublisher:Talon Books Ltd

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ISBN - 10:0889103917

ISBN - 13:9780889103917

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The three parts of Phyllis Webb's tenth book of poems remember poets Gwendolyn MacEwen, B. P. Nichol and Bronwen Wallace respectively. Holding fast to three voices speaking at the boundaries of her life's work in language, Webb recgonizes a lifelong "correspondence."

Editorial Reviews

"Few poets take us through the disasters of the world ... with such exquisite moral precision."