Rainbow Stage-Manchuria

September 15, 2012|
Rainbow Stage-Manchuria by Steve Noyes
Earn 95 plum® points
Buy Online
Ship to an address
Ships within 1-3 weeks.Free shipping on orders over $35
Pick up in store
To see if pickup is available,
Find In Store
Not sold in stores
Prices and offers may vary in store


Rainbow Stage-Manchuria, Steve Noyes? fifth collection, sees him return to the long poem twice over, displaying his range and inventiveness. ?ainbow Stage?presents a 1973 rock concert in real time by the psychedelic Winnipeg band ?he Next.?This sly mlange of panoramic action, wicked lyrics and deft character sketches is a broad wink at the conventions of rock and the silly cosmologies of the seventies. Daydream and raise your Bic lighters along with The Next as they ask, Where does childhood end? ?anchuria?is a long, sarcastic lament by an exiled woman in Northern China who explores the possibilities of alternative histories. ?anchuria?is sweet and sad, a testimony for our age on the scarring of a voice by time. And a third section, ?he Marais,?brings together Noyes? shorter riffs on dystopias, medical policy, raptors, and the dramas of human and family frailty. Rainbow Stage-Manchuria, with its layers of play, is nothing short of a world.
Steve Noyes was raised in Winnipeg and educated at Carleton University and the University of British Columbia. He has published seven books and more than 150 poems, stories and reviews. He has travelled extensively in Asia and is a long-time student of Arabic and Mandarin. Steve makes his home in Victoria, where he is a senior policy...
Title:Rainbow Stage-Manchuria
Product dimensions:128 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.4 in
Shipping dimensions:128 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.4 in
Published:September 15, 2012
Publisher:Oolichan Books
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780889822887

Recently Viewed