Forge, by Jan Zwicky

By (author): Jan Zwicky

This new collection from Jan Zwicky is a set of variations that employs a restricted, echoic vocabulary to explore themes of spiritual catastrophe, transformation and erotic love. Zwicky is a philosopher, musician and award-winning poet who lives on Quadra Island, British Columbia. Her most recent collection of poetry is Thirty-seven Small Songs & Thirteen Silences. Her critically acclaimed books of philosophy, Lyric Philosophy and Wisdom & Metaphor, have recently been reissued in hardcover by Gaspereau Press.

Finalist for the 2012 Griffin Poetry Prize.

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Jan Zwicky

Jan Zwicky is the author of some twenty books of poetry and prose, including Songs for Relinquishing the Earth, The Long Walk, and Wisdom & Metaphor. She grew up on the prairies, was educated at the Universities of Calgary and Toronto, and currently lives on the west coast of Canada. Her many honours include the Governor General’s Award and the Dorothy Livesay Prize.

Robert V. Moody is not only a celebrated photographer but an acclaimed mathematician, noted in particular for his work on the complexities of symmetry. Born in England but raised in Canada, he now divides his time between Pasadena, California, and Victoria, BC. He is an Officer of the Order of Canada.


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This new collection from Jan Zwicky is a set of variations that employs a restricted, echoic vocabulary to explore themes of spiritual catastrophe, transformation and erotic love. Zwicky is a philosopher, musician and award-winning poet who lives on Quadra Island, British Columbia. Her most recent collection of poetry is Thirty-seven Small Songs & Thirteen Silences. Her critically acclaimed books of philosophy, Lyric Philosophy and Wisdom & Metaphor, have recently been reissued in hardcover by Gaspereau Press.

Finalist for the 2012 Griffin Poetry Prize.

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Dimensions:

Pages
8in * 5in * 0.25in
150gr

Published:

August 01, 2011

ISBN:

9781554470976

Book Subjects:

POETRY / Canadian

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Language:

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