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Description - Bavarian Shrine and Other Poems by Eric Ormsby

The poems in this collection, representing work from the decade 1980-1990, range from evocations of common objects, a sea shell or a twisted nail, to explorations of an inner world of memory and imagination. Throughout the collection, there is a tension between things in their unique coherence and the imagination compelled to assimilate them: our seeing is never pure, is never seeing and only seeing.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781550221077
ISBN-10: 1550221078
Format: Paperback
Pages: 64
Imprint: ECW Press,Canada
Publisher: ECW Press,Canada
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1990
Country of Publication: Canada

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Author Biography - Eric Ormsby

ERIC ORMSBY is Director of Libraries at McGill University. His poems have appeared in magazines since the early 1980s in Canada, England, and the United States.

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