Letters From A Long Illness With The World by Barry DempsterLetters From A Long Illness With The World by Barry Dempster

Letters From A Long Illness With The World

byBarry Dempster

Paperback | January 16, 1993

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Tuning a fine ear to Lawrence's letters from 1906 until his death in 1930, Barry Dempster's poems uncover the man within the myth and give voice to Lawrence's passionate mortality. Dempster's act is one of imagination and homage, a kind of lyrical readership which traces the life-and-death line in a great writer's life, with its constant illness and energy, a line "green as the vein of a young man's desire." In this book, Barry Dempster, acclaimed as a writer of short fiction and novels as well as poetry, extends his range and the genre of poetry itself.

Barry Dempster is the author of two volumes of short stories, a novel, a children’s book, and nine previous collections of poetry, the most recent of which, The Burning Alphabet, won the 2006 Canadian Authors’ Association Jack Chalmers Award and was nominated for the 2005 Governor General’s Award for Poetry. Born and raised in Toro...
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Title:Letters From A Long Illness With The WorldFormat:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 8.75 × 5.5 × 0.12 inPublished:January 16, 1993Publisher:BRICK BOOKS

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ISBN - 10:0919626645

ISBN - 13:9780919626645

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