stone, book one by Rob Mclennanstone, book one by Rob Mclennan

stone, book one

byRob Mclennan

Paperback | September 15, 2004

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stone, book one is rob mclennan's tenth book of poetry. Written in short, lyrical bursts, the piece follows a young couple meeting and awkwardly exploring in an unspecific rural place and time. The work inhabits an eroding landscape, one of family farms and the days before travel and communication made daily lives less about the land. There are traces of autobiography in stone - elements taken from mclennan's own origins in Glengarry County, Eastern Ontario, but the vagueness that surrounds the piece is deliberate. This is not a historical collection, but a lyrical, emotional one. The first book of an open sequence, stone moves along the lines of other long poem forms. It is written following no true and steady course, but evolves into a process, and a language thick with physical elements of greenery and stone.
Born in Ottawa in 1970 at the late lamented Grace Hospital on Wellington Street near Parkdale Avenue, rob mclennan currently lives in directly between Ottawa's Chinatown and Little Italy neighbourhoods, and was called "Centretown's poet laureate" by David Gladstone in The Centretown Buzz in the mid-1990s. The author of twelve previous ...
Title:stone, book oneFormat:PaperbackDimensions:68 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.4 inPublished:September 15, 2004Publisher:Palimpsest PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0973395214

ISBN - 13:9780973395211

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