Signs of Subversive Innocents

March 31, 2014|
Signs of Subversive Innocents by Cora Siré
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Signs of Subversive Innocents travels the depth of human experience from the celebratory to the delusional. This debut collection by Cora Siré tells of characters and realms, both distant and familiar, with vibrant intensity and lyricism. The poems speak of physical and metaphorical signs -- omens, gestures, creations and other markings or traces of human existence -- and the impulse to subvert destiny, the tension between actuality and desire that underlies beauty, terror, desperation and triumph. Uniquely structured around a quartet set in an abandoned marble quarry, the poems resonate for their ingenuity and range while evoking the search for connection in a complex world.

Cora Siré lives in Montreal. Her poetry and fiction have appeared in anthologies and magazines such as Descant and the Literary Review of Canada. She has been a finalist for the Quebec Writers' Federation/CBC prize and received honourable mention for the Winston Collins/Descant poetry prize. Drawing on her encounters in realms ranging ...
Title:Signs of Subversive Innocents
Product dimensions:96 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.25 in
Shipping dimensions:96 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.25 in
Published:March 31, 2014
Publisher:Signature Editions
Appropriate for ages:15 - adult
ISBN - 13:9781927426388

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