The Essential John Reibetanz by John ReibetanzThe Essential John Reibetanz by John Reibetanz

The Essential John Reibetanz

byJohn ReibetanzSelected ByJeffery Donaldson

Paperback | August 23, 2017

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The Essential John Reibetanz provides a compelling view of the work of a deeply engaged poet whose exploratory syntax and probing imagery come together to form intense meditations on the nature of community and the transfigurative power of the imagination.

John Reibetanz is a professor of English at the University of Toronto's Victoria College as well as the author of ten collections of poetry, including Near Relations (McClelland & Stewart 2005), Transformations (Goose Lane, 2006) and Afloat (Brick Books, 2013). His poems have been featured in prominent publications such as Poetry, The ...
Title:The Essential John ReibetanzFormat:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 8.75 × 5.5 × 0.25 inPublished:August 23, 2017Publisher:Porcupine's QuillLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0889844062

ISBN - 13:9780889844063

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Speech TherapyHis love speaks the language of lovemore lithely than the sage linguists.Her lips and teeth negotiateits iterative straits and twistsas fleet as neon pulsing throughthe uncials and cursives ofthe night's calligraphy.Her lovespeaks volumes with his hands, graspingthe branching, transformationalsyntax and deep structure ofa dialect of rounded vowels.Their love's a love of discourse heldin conversations where, amida theory of performance anda generative grammar allfricative and labial,the tongue's licked into shape.