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Author Noble, Charles, 1945- author

Title The kindness colder than the elements : poems / Charles Noble
Published Edmonton, AB : AU Press, [2011]
©2011
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Description 1 online resource (180 pages)
Series Mingling voices series, 1917-9413
Mingling voices.
Contents ""Cover ""; ""Front Matter ""; ""Dedication ""; ""Acknowledgements ""; ""Epigraph ""; ""The Kindness Colder Than the Elements""; ""Part I""; ""Part II ""; ""Part III""; ""About the Author ""
Summary With wit and cunning, Noble's poems insinuate themselves into the mediations of "we use language" / "language uses us," into the objectification of "mind," into the struggles and cracking of systems. Cuing on Hegel's epochal revitalization of the syllogism, they begin with sentences-cum-arguments that issue from an everyman's intentions and insights, playing into and baiting the "sociality of reason." In the cut-up sentences then come the restless, accelerated themes-themes that exist only in their variations, ghosting into one another like the dusk and the dawn in a winging, distended now
Subject Acculturation.
Assimilation (Sociology)
Cultural pluralism.
Ethnic relations.
Globalization -- Social aspects.
Intercultural communication.
Socialism -- Great Britain -- 20th century.
Socialist parties -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Alberta author.
History.
Poetry.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2011459767
ISBN 1283293331
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