Notebook of Roses and Civilization
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Notebook of Roses and Civilization by Nicole Brossard
Book DescriptionThe heat of summer on an earlobe, a parking meter, the shadow of crabs and pigeons under a cherry tree, an olive, a shoulder blade -- in the poems of Nicole Brossard these concrete, quotidian things move languorously through the senses to find a place beyond language. Taken together, they create an audacious new architecture of meaning. Nicole Brossard, one of the world's foremost literary innovators, is known for her experiments with language and her groundbreaking treatment of desire and gender. This dextrous translation by the award-winning poets and translators Erin Moure (Little Theatres) and Robert Majzels (Apikoros Sleuth) brings into English, with great verve and sensitivity, Brossard's remarkable syntax and sensuality.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781552451816
(203mm x 127mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Coach House Books
Publisher: Coach House Books
Publish Date: 22-May-2003
Country of Publication: Canada
Books By Author Nicole Brossard
Ardour, Paperback (October 2015)
Language is ardently alive in this new translation of poems by Nicole Brossard.
Nicole Brossard, Paperback (January 2010)
Offers an overview of the life and work of Nicole Brossard, poet, novelist, and essayist, who is widely recognized in her native Quebec and throughout the French-speaking world as one of the greatest writers of her generation.
Fences in Breathing, Paperback (May 2005)View all books by Nicole Brossard
A disquieting, dexterous and defiant missive, another triumph by one of North America's foremost practitioners of innovative writing.
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Author Biography - Nicole Brossard
Poet, novelist, and essayist Nicole Brossard has published more than thirty books and has twice won the Governor General's Award for Poetry. In 2005, she received the prestigious Molson Prize for lifetime achievement. Robert Majzels is a translator and writer of poems, plays, and novels, most recently, Apikoros Sleuth (Mercury Press, 2004). Erin Moure is a poet and translator and her most recent book, Little Theatres, (House of Anansi Press, 2005) was shortlisted for the Griffin Poetry Prize.
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