Tuesday, July 09, 2013

News at Eleven: Where Killdeer was a literary memoir in verse

that took the voice of an affable traveller through the history of CanLit, telling the sort of charming stories a wild and crazy uncle might while bouncing you on his knee, The Small Nouns Crying Faith seeks to restore some of [Phil] Hall's experimental street cred by playing with the movement and disintegration of language in strange and compelling ways; making it read like the same wild and crazy uncle, but perhaps coming down off bath salts.

from The Globe and Mail: Poet Phil Hall tests the boundaries of language


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