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Revision of Forward : Poems (Reprint) (Paperback) (Wendy McGrath)

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By turns tender and rough-hewn, and always structurally inventive, the poems in Wendy's McGrath's new collection show a writer reaching the height of her creative powers.

Whether evoking the vulgar give-and-take of a men's poker night, fleeting moments of connection between mothers and sons, afternoons spent in overgrown backyard gardens, or wondrous childhood trips to the drive-in, McGrath's feel for the bygone details of working-class life is uncanny. The book's highlight is the playful poetic sequence that gives the book its title, the product of a more-than-decade-long improvisational collaboration with printmaker Walter Jule, a series of not-quite-mirror poems whose meanings reflect on each other in kaleidoscopic ways.

Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 67
Genre: Poetry, Art
Sub-Genre: Canadian, Assemblage Art
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Litdistco
Author: Wendy McGrath
Language: English
Street Date: September 15, 2015
TCIN: 50289050
UPC: 9781926455372
Item Number (DPCI): 248-05-2819
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