Patternicity by Jim JohnstonePatternicity by Jim Johnstone


byJim Johnstone

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Patternicity contains a suite of poems that won a 2008 CBC Literary Award and follows the author's debut book of poems, The Velocity of Escape (Guernica Editions, 2008). As a physiologist currently completing his Ph.D. at the University of Toronto, Johnstone's work is informed by a scientific approach, his own corporeal environment and an exploration of "the unreliability of language, regardless of how it's relayed."

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Jim Johnstone obtained his M.Sc. in Reproductive Physiology from the University of Toronto, where he is currently a doctoral candidate. He is a two-time winner of the E. J. Pratt Medal and Prize in Poetry, the recipient of a 2008 CBC Literary Award and hiswork has been broadcast on CBC Radio's Between the Covers and published in Canadi...
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Title:PatternicityFormat:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 8 × 5.5 × 0.25 inPublished:March 15, 2010Publisher:Nightwood EditionsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:088971245X

ISBN - 13:9780889712454

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This tight collection gains interest from the broad base of its scientific reference and historical scope, not
to mention its linguistic density and reach.
―Gillian Harding-Russell, Prairie Fire Review of Books