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Distantly

Author: Nicole Brossard; Sylvain Gallais; Cynthia Hogue
Publisher: Oakland, California : Omnidawn Publishing, 2022. ©2022
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : English
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"This bilingual edition of Nicole Brossard's exuberantly lyrical collection, entitled in English Distantly, is a sequence of lush, taut cityscapes. Known for her elliptical and materially grounded poetics, Brossard creates in Distantly an intimate series drawn loosely from urban experience. The poems are linked by their city settings, drawn from a woman's observations, emotions, perceptions, and dreams as she  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Poetry
poetry
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Poésie
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Named Person: Nicole Brossard; Nicole Brossard
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicole Brossard; Sylvain Gallais; Cynthia Hogue
ISBN: 9781632431011 1632431017
OCLC Number: 1276933651
Language Note: Bilingual poems in French and English. Text in English and French.
Description: 89 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Nicole Brossard ; translated by Sylvain Gallais and Cynthia Hogue.

Abstract:

"This bilingual edition of Nicole Brossard's exuberantly lyrical collection, entitled in English Distantly, is a sequence of lush, taut cityscapes. Known for her elliptical and materially grounded poetics, Brossard creates in Distantly an intimate series drawn loosely from urban experience. The poems are linked by their city settings, drawn from a woman's observations, emotions, perceptions, and dreams as she wanders the streets of her world. The cities of the individual poem titles are evocatively conjured rather than realistically described. Taken together, these poems distill postmodern urban life through their sharp flash sketches of cultural and gendered histories of violence and beauty, personal and shared struggles for survival and intimacy. Distantly expresses a redolently postmodern sensibility, at once utopian and real"--

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"One of the most outstanding writers of her generation, known for her feminist commitment and innovative aesthetics, Brossard here turns her incisive imagination to cities, evoking them through Read more...

 
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