A deeply poetic and imaginative mind is creating a story of a fictional land that really was a land This collection of poems is a re imagining from an amazing poet and teacher The setting is Canada, Western Canada as it might have been Powerful imagery and strong narrative are the driving force behind this most astonishing work by Tim Lilburn. From Governor General S Award Winning Poet Tim Lilburn Comes A New Collection Of Poetry Of Great Scope And Ambition Assiniboia Is A Richly Textured Imagining Of A Western Canada That Could Have Been Theatrical, Operatic A Masque And A Pair Of Choral Performances The Book Breaks New Formal Ground In Canadian Poetry The Huge Spectacle Of Tim Lilburn S Eighth Collection Gives Us A New Land Peopled By Figures From The Visionary Governments Of Louis Riel And From The Western Mysticism, As Well As Land Forms With The Power Of Speech, All Acting Together As A Kind Of Ghostly Army Bent On Overturning Than A Century Of Colonial Practice
Tim Lilburn is the author of six books of poetry, including the Governor Generals Award winning collection Kill Site He is also the author of a book of essays, Living in the World as if It Were Home, and the editor of two anthologies, Thinking and Singing and Poetry and Knowing.
- 104 pages
- Tim Lilburn
- 20 March 2019 Tim Lilburn