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Author: Kelly Norah Drukker
Publisher: Montreal [Quebec] ; Kingston [New York] ; London [England] ; Chicago [Illinois] : McGill-Queen's University Press, Ottawa, Ontario : Canadian Electronic Library, [2016] 2016.
Series: Hugh MacLennan poetry series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Poetry : English : [DesLibris e-book]View all editions and formats
"The poems in Small Fires trace a series of journeys, real and imagined, and seek to illustrate the stories that lie buried, both in landscapes and in human lives. The collection opens with a section of poems set on Inis Mór, a remote, Irish-speaking island off the west coast of County Galway, where the poet-as-speaker discovers the ways in which remnants of the island's early Christian monastic culture brush up  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kelly Norah Drukker
ISBN: 9780773599482 0773599487
OCLC Number: 959841342
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 115 pages)
Contents: I On Inis Mór; At the Seven Churches (Na Seacht dTeampaill); East; The Ferry In; Night on the Dark Earth; When it blows; At Teampall Bheanáin; October; The Wild Goat; Cill Éinne Beach; Niamh; On Inis Mór; Village; Two; Blow-ins; Sweater Shop; Roots; The Bodhrán Player; Wild Bird's Song; Village Life; Sea Legs; West; Storm Beach; Centre: Eochaill; Grave (Leaba Dhiarmuda agus Ghráinne); Burial Ground; The Hunter's Path; Cill Mhuirbhigh Beach; Pre-electric; I'll never know (after reading Synge); Storms in Spring; Night's Work; Island's End --
II Another Winter's Child Another Winter's Child --
III The Vine; The Offering; The Wild Boar; August, Vallée de la Barousse; The Vine; Les Cagots --
IV The Silken Threads; The Silken Threads --
V The Burning House; Rose; For Émile Nelligan; The Burning House; In Azé (Ars Poetica).
Series Title: Hugh MacLennan poetry series.
Responsibility: Kelly Norah Drukker.


Poems that illustrate the stories that lie buried in landscapes and in human lives.  Read more...
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