Rue the Day by Tanis MacdonaldRue the Day by Tanis Macdonald

Rue the Day

byTanis Macdonald

Paperback | January 4, 2008

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In Rue The Day, Tanis Macdonald torques time and consciousness to scrutinize "what plagues us/what snaps our heads to/rights and won't let us look/at look over look alive." Written in the voices of a demanding "speaking subject" -- a fury with a harpy's vision and a muse's asperity -- and the woman writer whom the Fury takes under her terrible wing, Rue the Day is an elegy, an argument about the knowledge, and a conversation about contemporary femininity that shuttles between the frame of form and the long declarative line.
Tanis MacDonald writes, studies and teaches in Victoria, but roams the wild prairie like a bison whenever she gets the chance. Holding Ground was nominated for the League of Canadian Poets’ Gerald Lampert Award, and for the Eileen Sykes MacTavish Award at the Manitoba Writing and Publishing Awards in 2001.
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Title:Rue the DayFormat:PaperbackDimensions:70 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.26 inPublished:January 4, 2008Publisher:Turnstone PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0888013353

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