My Beloved Wager: Essays from a Writing Practice

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NeWest Press, 2009 - Poetics - 349 pages
My Beloved Wager gathers essays by noted poet and translator Erin Moure, and records a quarter century of writing practice emerging from a city of exhilarating poetic and translatory possibility: Montreal. In her essays and linguistic-sculptural interventions on what poetry makes possible, Moure reveals why she has placed her bets on poetry as a way of life. In these works, the richness of poetry is laid bare as Moure challenges us to think more deeply about who we are as speakers, readers, writers, and citizens of the world.

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Erín Mour_ is a Canadian poet and translator who lives in Montreal. Since releasing her first book in 1979, she has published several award-winning English poetry collections and translated the poetry of acclaimed Quebec writer Nicole Brossard from French (with Robert Majzels), Chus Pato from Galician, Fernando Pessoa from Portuguese, and Andr

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