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Author Uppal, Priscilla

Title We Are What We Mourn : the Contemporary English-Canadian Elegy
Published Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (321 pages)
Contents Acknowledgments; Introduction: The Work of Mourning as Reconnection: The Contemporary English-Canadian Elegy; 1 The Burned House: Parental Elegies and the Reconstruction of Family After Death; Margaret Atwood: Morning in the Burned House; Dennis Cooley: Fielding; Patrick Lane: Elegies from Mortal Remains; Libby Scheier: Kaddish for My Father; Daphne Marlatt: ""How Hug a Stone""; Anne Carson: ""Appendix to Ordinary Time""; Patrick Lane and Dennis Cooley: Elegies from Mortal Remains and Irene; Roo Borson: ""Continuous Elegy""
2 Method for Calling Up Ghosts: Elegies for Places and the Creation of Local, Regional, and National IdentitiesDennis Lee: Civil Elegies; Robert Kroetsch's Long Poem Elegies; Milton Acorn: Elegies from The Island Means Minago; Aritha van Herk: ""Calgary: this growing graveyard""; George Bowering: Kerrisdale Elegies; 3 What We Save Saves Us: Elegies for Cultural Losses and Displacements; Anne Michaels: ""What the Light Teaches""; Miriam Waddington's Elegies; Marlene Nourbese Philip: ""She Tries Her Tongue; Her Silence Softly Breaks""; Dionne Brand: ""No Language is Neutral""
Fred Wah: ""This Dendrite Map: FatherMother Haibun""; Pier Giorgio Di Cicco: ""The Man Called Beppino""; Jeannette Armstrong's Elegies from Breath Tracks; Conclusion: We Are What We Mourn; Coda: If We Are What We Mourn, What Will We Become?; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
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ISBN 0773577130