A Frame of the Book: Poems

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Sun & Moon Press, 1999 - Poetry - 127 pages
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In this brilliant new collection, Erin Moure tests the boundaries of tenderness, grace, speech, sexual feeling, and a book's ability to frame or hold the person. With her typical wit and textual play, Moure breaks the codes of language to reveal the carnality and torsional power of words. Her lines and frames uncover shadow meanings, highlight syllables as marks, and expose the abrasion, erasure, gaps, and cries that infuse a worldliness in all acts, all human bearing.

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Contents

Thrum
3
Descriptions of Trees
10
The Red Archive her harsh or perfect mechanism
20
Copyright

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About the author (1999)

Erin Moure has written a dozen books of poetry, most recently O Cadoiro (2007). Her 2005 Little Theatres was shortlisted for the Griffin Prize, Pat Lowther Memorial Award and the GGs; it won the AJM Klein Prize, made the Globe 100, and was translated into Galician as Teatrinos (Galaxia, 2007). Her translation of Galician poet Chus Pato's Charenton came out in 2007 from Shearsman (UK) and BuschekBooks (Ottawa) and her translation of Pato's m-Tala will soon appear from the same presses.

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