Rue du Regard by Todd SwiftRue du Regard by Todd Swift

Rue du Regard

byTodd Swift

Paperback | August 15, 2004

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Todd Swift is one of Canada's leading younger expatriate writers. Elegant, moving, and masterful, Rue du Regard forms the final part of a trilogy, following the acclaimed Budavox and Café Alibi. Written in Paris and London between 2001 and 2004, Rue du Regard crosses the channel between these two great cities and between two kinds of poetry: experimental and mainstream. The book deals with looking: in, out, back, and ahead. In almost whiplash motion, certain moods, themes, and images from Swift's earlier collections here snap forward, double-back. The universal accidents of travel and memory, love and desire, violence and innocence, are central.

Todd Swift was born in Montreal and grew up in St. Lambert. He served on two occasions as The Canadian League of Poets' representative for Quebec. His poetry series Vox Hunt (1995-97) was hailed by The Globe & Mail as "virtually unique in North America." From 1998-2000, he was the Visiting Lecturer at Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest...
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Title:Rue du RegardFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 8 × 5 × 0.22 inPublished:August 15, 2004Publisher:DC BOOKSLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:091968811X

ISBN - 13:9780919688117

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