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A tincture of sunlight, Vivian Hansen

Label
A tincture of sunlight
Title
A tincture of sunlight
Statement of responsibility
Vivian Hansen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This collection of poetry honours the small stories about Old Man, who has lived a real life as an uncommon character. His life and its diverse tales are sensate, enticing the reader into Old Man's individual and mythical being. Old Man as Cree/white soldier, biologist, father, son and lover releases these stories into the realm of legend. As such, he assumes the extraordinary character of Old Man, the trickster and creator of native lore. He is mythic, enigmatic, and symbolic in his power to evoke energy in his stories. These stories are set in wartime Europe and post-WWII Saskatchewan. The Canadian landscape allows Old Man the setting of freedom to talk and reminisce. In old age, he begins to make sense of his life, as he shimmies between his boundaries of white and native ways of knowing. The narrator and collector of these stories is Lover, who provides a quality of resonance in her intellectual and emotional reflections of Old Man. Lover relates Old Man's stories through a connection of simultaneous distance and intimacy; tenderness and violence, eroticism and earthiness."--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hansen, Vivian
Dewey number
C811/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9199.4.H367
LC item number
A6 2017
Literary form
poetry
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Canadian poetry
  • Canadian poetry
  • Poets, Canadian
  • World War, 1939-1945
Label
A tincture of sunlight, Vivian Hansen
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Poems
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pennywhistle -- Baby sparrows -- Acapella wind -- Allegory -- Of geography -- After the arsenic -- Counting coup -- Circle of choice -- Gluing the bond -- Puzzle -- War bride haiku -- Grid of sound -- What's born in rum and OJ -- Wolf willow against the bridge -- Pecker Hill -- Govenlock, a ghost story -- Kin -- Only a few degrees of separation -- Shape shifter -- Bull Durham -- Virgin sturgeon -- Spray-painting -- Bones picked clean -- Uses for duct tape -- Vigilae -- Sequence -- Winter wigwam -- I see a mouse -- Pickles and preserves -- Denning -- Icicles -- Poise, through winter light -- Clarity -- Chopping blocks -- Coyote cold calls -- Translations of leaves -- Barbed wire -- Gopher tunes -- Purple old man -- Flying parallel to the enemy -- Sticking to bones -- Sweet grass ceremonies -- Tobacco scars -- Pipe power -- Chimney coulee -- Dog days -- Orange poem for a brandy cocktail -- Viagra bonus -- Seconds -- Bruised rock -- Traveling with pearl -- Sounding the medicine map -- Potlatch picture -- Found poem on Maas -- Fresh snow -- Keeping faith -- Found poem on yellowed, creased, and worried, paper -- Who wrote that obituary anyway? -- Sneaking up on rocks -- The woman in the nursing home -- Sweat lodge aubade
Control code
20235423
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
116 pages
Isbn
9781927823675
Isbn Type
(softcover)
Lccn
2017433002
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn991531363
Label
A tincture of sunlight, Vivian Hansen
Publication
Copyright
Note
Poems
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pennywhistle -- Baby sparrows -- Acapella wind -- Allegory -- Of geography -- After the arsenic -- Counting coup -- Circle of choice -- Gluing the bond -- Puzzle -- War bride haiku -- Grid of sound -- What's born in rum and OJ -- Wolf willow against the bridge -- Pecker Hill -- Govenlock, a ghost story -- Kin -- Only a few degrees of separation -- Shape shifter -- Bull Durham -- Virgin sturgeon -- Spray-painting -- Bones picked clean -- Uses for duct tape -- Vigilae -- Sequence -- Winter wigwam -- I see a mouse -- Pickles and preserves -- Denning -- Icicles -- Poise, through winter light -- Clarity -- Chopping blocks -- Coyote cold calls -- Translations of leaves -- Barbed wire -- Gopher tunes -- Purple old man -- Flying parallel to the enemy -- Sticking to bones -- Sweet grass ceremonies -- Tobacco scars -- Pipe power -- Chimney coulee -- Dog days -- Orange poem for a brandy cocktail -- Viagra bonus -- Seconds -- Bruised rock -- Traveling with pearl -- Sounding the medicine map -- Potlatch picture -- Found poem on Maas -- Fresh snow -- Keeping faith -- Found poem on yellowed, creased, and worried, paper -- Who wrote that obituary anyway? -- Sneaking up on rocks -- The woman in the nursing home -- Sweat lodge aubade
Control code
20235423
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
116 pages
Isbn
9781927823675
Isbn Type
(softcover)
Lccn
2017433002
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn991531363

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