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The hornbooks of Rita K

Author: Robert Kroetsch
Publisher: Edmonton : University of Alberta Press, ©2001.
Series: Currents (Edmonton, Alta.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Poet Rita Kleinhart disappeared from the Museum of Modern Art in Frankfurt on June 26, 1992 at age fifty-five. She has not been seen alive since. All that remains of Rita are mounds of poems: finished, unfinished, and unfinishable." "But where has Rita gone? As her "intimate friend" Raymond sorts through the papers in her abandoned ranch house, the "fragments after a fragment" whirl and dissolve into a mystery, a  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Kroetsch, Robert, 1927-2011, author.
Hornbooks of Rita K./
Edmonton, Alberta : The University of Alberta Press, [2001] ♭2001
(CaOONL)20150088744
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Kroetsch
ISBN: 0888643721 9780888643728
OCLC Number: 47365512
Notes: Poems.
Description: 107 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: The marginalia hornbooks --
The Battle River mound --
The Kyoto mound --
The Calgary Trail mound --
The RK hornbook retractions --
The red shale hornbooks.
Series Title: Currents (Edmonton, Alta.)
Responsibility: Robert Kroetsch.
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The Hornbooks of Rita K, Robert Kroetsch's first volume of new poetry in more than a decade, is a brilliant collection of mysterious fragments. Where has Rita gone and who is reconstructing her  Read more...

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"Robert K offers readers a zanily brilliant and hauntingly austere series." Judith Fitzgerald, The Globe & Mail "Kroetsch shows how brilliantly a wily intelligence can slip the bonds of expectation Read more...

 
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