Download PDF by Jan Zwicky: Robinson's Crossing

By Jan Zwicky

ISBN-10: 1894078373

ISBN-13: 9781894078375

The poems during this ebook come up from Robinson’s Crossing — where the place the railway ends and ecu settlers arriving in northern Alberta needed to go the Pembina River and enhance by way of wagon or walking. How have we crossed into this kingdom, with what violence and what blind love? Robinson’s Crossing enacts the pause on the frontier, the place we consider the realities of colonial event, but in addition at the nature of dwelling right here — on historic residing itself. In lengthy meditative narratives and shorter probing lyrics, Jan Zwicky exhibits us-as she has in her celebrated Lyric Philosophy and the Governor General’s award-winning Songs for Relinquishing the Earth — how tune skill and which means is musical.

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