Weaving and brewing

A lifetime of bookish immersion
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August 2022, no. 445
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Telltale: Reading writing remembering by Carmel Bird

Transit Lounge, $32.99 hb, 274 pp

Weaving and brewing

A lifetime of bookish immersion
by
August 2022, no. 445

In 1985, the American poet and essayist Susan Howe deftly jettisoned any pretensions to objectivity in the field of literary analysis with her ground-breaking critical work My Emily Dickinson. The possessive pronoun in Howe’s title says it all: when a writer’s work goes out to its readers, it reignites in any number of imaginative and emotional contexts. What rich and varied screens we project onto everything we read.

Gregory Day reviews 'Telltale: Reading writing remembering' by Carmel Bird

Telltale: Reading writing remembering

by Carmel Bird

Transit Lounge, $32.99 hb, 274 pp

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