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Author: Sheldon P Zitner
Publisher: Montreal ; Ithaca : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2002.
Series: Hugh MacLennan poetry series.
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A collection of lyric fictions representing the comedy, pain, and chaos of everyday life.

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Zitner, Sheldon P.
Before we had words.
Montreal ; Ithaca : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2002
(DLC) 2004557863
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sheldon P Zitner
ISBN: 9780773574366 0773574360
OCLC Number: 191935721
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 112 pages).
Contents: ""Contents""; ""a window seat""; ""hide and seek""; ""remembering father and son""; ""monologue for two""; ""sizes""; ""words across a ouija board""; ""before we had words""; ""she""; ""visitation rites""; ""question and answer""; ""the departure""; ""the visit""; ""love among the ruins""; ""saturday matinees""; ""the kiss""; ""hearsay""; ""a second chance""; ""sleeping froggy""; ""from album leaves""; ""egyptian funerary statue""; ""sweet and whole some as a carrot""; ""sketches""; ""wes""; ""the parrot-beau""; ""by his own hand""; ""a minor role""; ""a writer for the""; ""portrait in ink"" ""First things in leviathan""""filippo�s palace""; ""february letter""; ""dining alone""; ""try not to say it""; ""triage""; ""western""; ""two good- byes to shirley""; ""a very fine cat""; ""the ripples""; ""pushkin insomniac: two translations""; ""introduction and allegro""; ""last things""; ""howard�s questions""; ""the night garden""; ""the noodle eaters""; ""emigre�s café""; ""expatriates� lunch""; ""children�s massacre: 2 0.4.9 9""; ""september 11, 2001""; ""black history""; ""the sayings of fabius minimus""; ""the morning after the new millennium""; ""recombinant dnb"" ""West end""""on the proposed end of poetry""; ""poetry at night""; ""my chary muse defended""; ""dropping bricks""; ""the contortionist""; ""occidental errors""; ""chardin: the jar of a pricots""; ""naked men f ighting: a drawing at tributed to raphael""; ""tapio wirkkala at the design exchange""; ""a kind of life""; ""sharing with martin luther""; ""epilogue: at david mason�s""; ""acknowledgments""
Series Title: Hugh MacLennan poetry series.
Responsibility: S.P. Zitner.
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