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Water Stair

byJohn Pass

Paperback | January 1, 2000

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Here is a vivid, surging collection of poems that captures the essence of the undulating, life-giving, endlessly moving river. An assortment of "river journeys," the verses in the exquisitely named Water Stair are at once expansionist and native, disillusioned and visionary. This tome is Canadian poet John Pass` emotional and intellectual exploration of the ways in which notions of romance and landscape converged, blended and repelled one another in both the European Renaissance and in contemporary North America.

 

John Pass has been published widely in Canada since the 1970s. In 1989 he won the CIVA Canada Poetry Prize, was nominated for a BC Book Award (The Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize) in 1992 and received a BC Cultural Services Award in 1996. His most recent book is Radical Innocence (Harbour, 1994). John Pass was one of 50 B.C. authors honou...
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Title:Water StairFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 8.49 × 5.49 × 0.28 inPublished:January 1, 2000Publisher:Oolichan BooksLanguage:English

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Here is a vivid, surging collection of poems that captures the essence of the undulating, life-giving, endlessly moving river. An assortment of "river journeys," the verses in the exquisitely named Water Stair are at once expansionist and native, disillusioned and visionary. This tome is Canadian poet John Pass` emotional and intellectual exploration of the ways in which notions of romance and landscape converged, blended and repelled one another in both the European Renaissance and in contemporary North America.