Sweet Devilry

March 1, 2011|
Sweet Devilry by Yi-Mei Tsiang
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Yi-Mei Tsiang's debut collection of poetry, Sweet Devilry, explores the tenderness of loss that informs motherhood as well as the power and the conflict that come with being a woman. Both celebration and elegy, these poems find their centre in familial love. Lyric and traditional, though attuned to the visual and the experimental, Sweet Devilry also has a whimsical, and sometimes biting, sense of humour. Tsiang's smart, imaginative, and emotionally resonant work offers a keen and woman-centred perspective on the stories we tell ourselves about love, personal and societal struggle, and the inevitability of death.
Yi-Mei Tsiang is the author of Flock of Shoes (Annick Press, 2010) and The Mermaid and Other Fairy Tales (Leaf Press, 2010). She has two forthcoming books for children and her work has been sold and translated internationally. She has published poetry extensively in Canadian journals, and has appeared in several anthologies. She is cur...
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Title:Sweet Devilry
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:96 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.36 in
Shipping dimensions:96 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.36 in
Published:March 1, 2011
Publisher:Oolichan Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780889822733

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