Rapturous Chronicles

Rapturous Chronicles

by Judith Fitzgerald
     
 

NOMINATED IN 1991 FOR THE GOVERNOR GENERAL’S AWARD FOR POETRY: Rapturous Chronicles is a long prose poem in memory of novelist Juan Butler, whose tragic death cut short a promising career in Canadian writing; it is.an affair with language, with words and ideas, with the unfashionable idea of love itself.

"Passion and linguistic virtuosity

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NOMINATED IN 1991 FOR THE GOVERNOR GENERAL’S AWARD FOR POETRY: Rapturous Chronicles is a long prose poem in memory of novelist Juan Butler, whose tragic death cut short a promising career in Canadian writing; it is.an affair with language, with words and ideas, with the unfashionable idea of love itself.

"Passion and linguistic virtuosity are the first words that come to mind while reading [Judith Fitzgerald’s] poetry... It is moving; it is scintillating; it is pyrotechnic as it explodes both language and emotion."— Books in Canada

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780920544822
Publisher:
Mercury Press, The
Publication date:
09/28/1996
Pages:
68

Meet the Author

Judith Fitzgerald is the author of fifteen books including Ultimate Midnight (Black Moss Press), Rapturous Chronicles (Mercury— nominated for a 1991 Governor General’s Award for Poetry), and Habit of Blues (Mercury). Fitzgerald’s poems, essays, reviews, and articles have appeared across Canada in a variety of newspapers, magazines, and literary journals, from The Globe and Mail— where she has been a regular contributor of literary journalism— to Saturday Night.

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