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Listen. If / Douglas Barbour.

Author/creator Barbour, Douglas, 1940- author.
Format Book and Print
EditionFirst edition.
Publication Info Edmonton, Alberta, Canada : The University of Alberta Press, 2017.
Copyright Notice ©2017
Description137 pages ; 23 cm.
Uniform titlePoems. Selections
Series Robert Kroetsch series
Robert Kroetsch series. ^A1333748
Abstract "In this new collection, Douglas Barbour experiments with what he calls "rhythmically intense open form." Listen. If presents technically innovative poetry that invites the reader to join in some serious play. Barbour's vivid, ekphrastic poems engage an ongoing conversation among artworks-not only classic paintings but also popular music-while his lyric poems astutely, accessibly evoke places, moments, and feelings. This is poetry that takes up language both as the already-said and as a playground for brilliant technique. Leaping from love to landscapes, politics to jazz, Keats to Milne to Monk, these poems yearn to be spoken aloud for the pure joy of sound."-- Provided by publisher.
Genre/formEkphrastic poetry.

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Joyner General Stacks PR9199.3 .B37 A6 2017 ✔ Available Place Hold

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