Never Mind

Never Mind In Never Mind Katherine Lawrence constructs a centuries old immigrant tale that is fiercely feminist surprisingly modern and darkly funny The voice in these exquisite poems is a th century woman w

  • Title: Never Mind
  • Author: Katherine Lawrence
  • ISBN: 9780888015594
  • Page: 312
  • Format: Paperback
  • In Never Mind, Katherine Lawrence constructs a centuries old immigrant tale that is fiercely feminist, surprisingly modern and darkly funny The voice in these exquisite poems is a 19th century woman who straddles both old and new worlds as she navigates her own interior landscape Observations are wry, intimate, and shot with musicality This muscular collection pays tribIn Never Mind, Katherine Lawrence constructs a centuries old immigrant tale that is fiercely feminist, surprisingly modern and darkly funny The voice in these exquisite poems is a 19th century woman who straddles both old and new worlds as she navigates her own interior landscape Observations are wry, intimate, and shot with musicality This muscular collection pays tribute to the long poem while extending the tradition with fragments from letters, diary entries, sketches, dialogue, and an ongoing communion with the natural world Who knocks asks Wife in Never Mind Maple leaves reddened with gossip Come in.

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    1. I don't read a lot of poetry, that's probably important to say first, but I entered the giveaway for Katherine Lawrence's NEVER MIND because I like history, I loved the Little House on the Prairie series, and this book was described as a collection of poems from the perspective of a pioneer woman on the Canadian prairie. It was history, it was fiction, it was outside my comfort zone so I wanted it.And I was happy to get it.Thrilled to read it.Lawrence relied on non-fiction historical sources to [...]

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