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Price: $45.95

Paperback 216 pp.
5.5" x 8"



Publication date:
March 1989

Imprint: OUP Canada

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The Lovely Treachery of Words

Essays Selected and New

Robert Kroetsch

A collection of essays by distinguished novelist, poet and critic Robert Kroetsch. In this collection Kroetsch dwells on the silence, the violence, and the erotics of writers as different as Sinclair Ross and Malcolm Lowry, Margaret Lawrence and Michael Ondaatje, Alice Munro and Willa Cather. The essays are extremely varied, and are characterized by an informal voice. This volume will be of interest to students of literature as well as the general reader.

Readership : Students of literature.

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