By Nicole Markoti?,Dennis Cooley,Nicole Markotic
Dennis Cooley, certainly one of Canada’s such a lot in demand poets, says writing turns into political should you play with sure varieties of voices. His poetry has been motivated and encouraged through the prairies and different Canadian poets, yet he insists on hectic the formal poetic inheritance he esteems. His engagement with numerous talking voices asks that readers query authority and problem institutional privilege. In By observe of Mouth, a set from throughout his occupation, readers will realize how Cooley returns to the prairie vernacular and speaks to Canadian id. Poetry, says Cooley, is set our time and our position.
Nicole Markoti?’s introductory essay discusses how Dennis Cooley performs with poetic reference, evokes with syntactical surprises, parodies modern writing, and indulges in wild, celebratory puns. This ebook roams round Dennis Cooley’s poetical global and invitations the reader to play alongside.
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By Word of Mouth: The Poetry of Dennis Cooley (Laurier Poetry) by Nicole Markoti?,Dennis Cooley,Nicole Markotic