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The Time of the Giants.

Author: Anne Kennedy
Publisher: Chicago : Auckland University Press, 2005.
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Affectionate yet satirical, this sequence of poems focuses on a family of giants and, in particular, on a young giant woman and her efforts to conceal from her normally sized lover how tall she truly is. The witty verses are infused with warmth and transcend a reader's everyday reality and experiences. As disturbing and fabulous as a classic fairy tale, this gathering of work showcases the fanciful aspects of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Kennedy, Anne.
Time of the Giants.
Chicago : Auckland University Press, ©2005
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Kennedy
ISBN: 9781775582083 1775582086
OCLC Number: 863823757
Description: 1 online resource (216 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Dedication; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; Table of Contents; Epigraph; Rain, drum; Boy girl, furniture, shyness; Genealogy, headland; Books, pastries. And dances.; Man, Moss; Plateau in, you know moonlight; Cinema, the sad ending 'o'; Off-ramps, oh God oh God; Autumn, the ache called nothing; Love (declaration of), fire; His place, noon and night; Idyll, violin; Changing shed, bloodshed; Sky its blue, or green; Die die, live live; Round tower (height of); Children, headland; E.g., causeway; Copyright.
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Affectionate yet satirical, this sequence of poems focuses on a family of giants and, in particular, on a young giant woman and her efforts to conceal from her normally sized lover how tall she truly is. The witty verses are infused with warmth and transcend a reader's everyday reality and experiences. As disturbing and fabulous as a classic fairy tale, this gathering of work showcases the fanciful aspects of contemporary manners.

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