Matinee Light by Diana HartogMatinee Light by Diana Hartog

Matinee Light

byDiana Hartog

Paperback | January 16, 1998

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Winner of the 1983 Pat Lowther Award

Hartog's first collection of poetry is a marvellous, luminous book from a writer with a sure wit, an abundance of feeling and a profound sense of the absurdity and rightness of life.

Hartog's perceptions of human nature are astute, intelligent and delightfully sympathetic to the human condition.'

-Â? Kinesis

'The world of these poems is one of flickering but very sharp images, much like the moving pictures of her California childhood... the afternoons of matinee light.'

-Â? Sharon Thesen, Line

'A beautifully constructed, disciplined first collection, filled with ironic wit, sensual vitality and subtlety.'

-Â? Malahat Review

Diana Hartog has published four collections of poetry: Ink Monkey (Brick, 2006); Polite to Bees (Coach House, 1992), nominated for the BC Book Prize; Candy from Strangers (1986), winner of the BC Book Prize; and Matinee Light (1983), winner of the Gerald Lampert Award. She has also written a memoir, No Hippies Allowed (1994) and a nove...
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Title:Matinee LightFormat:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 8.75 × 5.75 × 0.25 inPublished:January 16, 1998Publisher:Coach House BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0889102562

ISBN - 13:9780889102569

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