The home place : essays on Robert Kroetsch's poetry / Dennis Cooley.
- First edition.
- Edmonton, Alberta : The University of Alberta Press, 2016.
xi, 361 pages ; 23 cm
- Kroetsch, Robert, 1927-2011 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Kroetsch, Robert, 1927-2011.
- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
- Robert Kroetsch, one of Canada's most important writers, was a fierce regionalist with a porous yet resilient sense of "home." Although his criticism and fiction have received extensive attention, his poetry remains underexplored. This exuberantly polyvocal text by dennis cooley - who knew Kroetsch and worked with him for decades - seeks to correct this imbalance. This work offers a dazzling, playful, and intellectually complex conversation that draws together personal recollections, Kroetsch's archival materials, and the international body of Kroetsch scholarship. For literary scholars and anyone who appreciates Canadian literature, this work will represent the standard critical evaluation of Kroetsch's poetry for years to come.
Getting there: the long road home
Or so it has been alleged: the ledger
Hearing voices: seed catalogue
What it was: seed catalogue
It's a lover's question: staging romance in The Sad Phoenician
Noted and quoted: Kroetsch in conversation and at the podium
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Other format:
- Cooley, Dennis, 1944-, author. Home place.
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