Год издания: 2003
Количество страниц: 88
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Amazon.comTim Lilbrun's Kill-site is an incredibly rich book, a cycle of poems that gives its readers a linguistic experience that one might encounter on a camping trip in northern Saskatchewan in the company of Thomas Merton, William Blake, Gary Snyder, and Sheila Watson. Kill-site is one of Lilburn's more difficult books, for his eclectic and (to the average reader) obscure readings are on flamboyant display: medieval Christian monasticism and mysticism, Socratic philosophy, Chinese and Japanese philosophy and poetry, and modern cinema are locked in a metaphysical dialogue with the land of the northern prairie. To unravel this sort of verse it is necessary to trust the author absolutely, and as a result Kill-site is not an ideal introduction to Lilburn's work. Readers who haven't encountered him before should try his 1999 collection, To the River , which showcases his rich and sensuous lyrical style without being quite so philosophically abstruse. Longtime...