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White gloves of the doorman : the works of Leon Rooke

Author: Branko Gorjup
Publisher: Toronto : Exile Editions, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Videodisc : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: DVD-Video discs
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Leon Rooke; Leon Rooke; Leon Rooke
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Branko Gorjup
ISBN: 1550966111 9781550966114
OCLC Number: 64344121
Notes: Includes DVD documentary: Tongue and groove: a portrait of Leon Rooke. Produced by Branko Gorjup ; directed by Paola Marino. 2004.
"The one-hour documentary ... is set largely in the author's home and features readings by Leon Rooke and friends ... this DVD demonstrates the incomparable energy of Leon Rooke in performance and explores through conversation and commentary the defining qualities of his work"--Page xix.
Title on DVD: Tongue and groove : a portrait of Leon Rooke.
Description: xxi, 441 pages : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 23 cm + 1 DVD (58 min. ; 4 3/4 in.)
Contents: Leon Rooke / Lawrence Naumoff --
Ill-fitting revolving chair / Tom McHaney --
What the Rooke said / Russell Brown --
Fat Leon / M.A.C. (Marion) Farrant --
On a leap year night in Havana, a man in a white suit who said he was Leon Rooke / Barry Callaghan --
The incomparable experience of hearing Leon Rooke / Anne Michaels --
Rooke's move / Russell Brown --
The performing artist : review / Kent Thompson --
This here Jasper is gittin ready to talk / John Metcalf --
Dangerous crossing : a reading of Leon Rooke's The birth control king of the Upper Volta / Simone Vauthier --
The only daughter on the road : a mourning rite of passage / Nicole Côté --
Breaking the reader's heart : meaning in Leon Rooke's The heart must from its breaking / Janice Kulyk Keefer --
In the path of Leon Rooke's sidestepping narrator : two views / Michèle Kaltemback --
Fabric of dreams, fabrication of dreams : A bolt of white cloth / Danièle Pitavy-Souques --
How much do I love thee, let me count the ways : postmodernity, language and love games in Leon Rooke's The guacamole game / Eva Darias-Beautell --
The working out of a voice : Rooke's Fat woman / Francesca Romana Paci --
Leon Rooke's Shakespeare's dog : a postmodern historiographic parody / Anna Pia De Luca --
Rooke's hooker : prolepsis, natural law, decentring in Shakespeare's dog / Michael H. Keefer --
Leon Rook works wonders : review / Joan Thomas --
A good baby : review / Rosemary Sullivan --
Novels and dreams : on Leon Rooke's A good baby / Douglas Glover --
When men have babies : the good father in A good baby / Peter Cumming --
Leon Rooke's political satires / Mike Matthews --
Voice, play, and performance in The fall of gravity / Neil Besner --
A word in appreciation of Leon Rooke's mustard cutting in The fall of gravity / Keath Fraser --
Foreword to The fall of gravity / Russell Banks --
Leon Rooke's Fat woman : on being delivered / Karen Mulhallen --
Lingering on the posted land : conversation with Leon Rooke / Branko Gorjup.
Other Titles: Tongue and groove : a portrait of Leon Rooke.
Works of Leon Rooke
Responsibility: edited by Branko Gorjup.


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