The Counting House by Sandra RidleyThe Counting House by Sandra Ridley

The Counting House

bySandra Ridley

Paperback | October 1, 2013

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Akin to a bookkeeper's accounting of what's given and taken in a fraught, uncertain exchange, The Counting House goes on to record the pageantry and pedantry of courtly affection gone awry. Symbols and origins of traditional rhymes involving kings and queens serve as inventory, alongside elements of Michel Foucault's Discipline and Punish and Simone de Beauvoir's The Second Sex. In forensic sequences of inquisition, scrutiny, and reckoning, Ridley reveals the maiden as muse as modern darling Ð unhoused and exacting Ð in "all of her violet forms."
Sandra Ridley's first full-length collection of poetry, Fallout, won the 2010 Saskatchewan Book Award for Publishing, the Alfred G. Bailey Prize, and was a finalist for the Ottawa Book Award. Her second book, Post-Apothecary, was short-listed for the 2012 ReLit and Archibald Lampman Awards. Also in 2012, Ridley won the International Fe...
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Title:The Counting HouseFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 8 × 6 × 0.2 inPublished:October 1, 2013Publisher:BookThugLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1927040841

ISBN - 13:9781927040843

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