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A walker in the city

Author: Méira Cook
Publisher: London, Ont. : Brick Books, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this innovative and arresting narrative poem, M#65533;ira Cook's walker, a young woman, is a character being written by an ""old city poet,"" who is in turn being written by another poet, for whom the young woman, ""Ms. Em Cook,"" has been an amanuensis. Always witty and often hilarious, feather-light in touch, the book is an entertaining exploration of serious issues: youth and age; life, death and rebirth; the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cook, Méira, 1964-
Walker in the city.
London, Ont. : Brick Books, ©2011
(DLC) 2011508452
(OCoLC)732948961
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Méira Cook
ISBN: 9781771311007 1771311002 9781771310994 1771310995
OCLC Number: 949675049
Notes: Poems.
Description: 1 online resource (95 pages) : illustrations, portrait.
Responsibility: Méira Cook.

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In this innovative and arresting narrative poem, M#65533;ira Cook's walker, a young woman, is a character being written by an ""old city poet,"" who is in turn being written by another poet, for whom the young woman, ""Ms. Em Cook,"" has been an amanuensis. Always witty and often hilarious, feather-light in touch, the book is an entertaining exploration of serious issues: youth and age; life, death and rebirth; the (dis)connection of language and reality; tradition and the now. It is an assemblage of seven nesting sections, each of them a sort of chapbook speaking to each of the others and rou.

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