Dear Hermes

Dear Hermes

eBook - 2012
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This Canadian Prairie poet's debut collection is framed by imaginative travelogues addressed to Greek gods.
By turns joyous and adventurous, melancholy and nostalgic, Michelle Smith's debut collection of poems showcases a wide-ranging fascination with places, people, and story. Smith's limpid and humane handling of an array of themes, emotions, and styles-her Norwegian ancestry, her Canadian Prairie heritage, the significance of family, the fragility of memory, world travel, ekphrasis, myth, and more-exemplifies the lyric self on a poetic grand tour, or pilgrimage, to meet the world. Framed by imaginative travelogues addressed to Greek gods, dear Hermes... offers readers an escape and an entrance-out of time and into the poet's luminous experience. Readers who appreciate clear lyric and fleet voicing will relish Smith's poetry.

Publisher: Edmonton, Alta. : University of Alberta Press, 2012
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780888647771
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Characteristics: 1 online resource (79 pages)

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