Massacre Street



❰Epub❯ ❦ Massacre Street Author Paul Zits – E17streets4all.co.uk The storm had been long brewing The cloud in the West no bigger than a man s handMerging poetry and historical records, Zits masterfully re creates a poetic view of the Frog Lake Massacre of April , The storm had been long brewing The cloud in the West no bigger than a man s handMerging poetry and historical records, Zits masterfully re creates a poetic view of the Frog Lake Massacre of April ,His collage and cut up techniques challenge the histories penned by the event s recorders and reflect upon the difficult and painful complexities of past and present He weaves together voices of M tis and First Nations participants, settlers, and military officials, using tape transcripts, historical accounts, memoirs, and footnotes to create a unique, non narrative historiography of fragmented poetic language This innovative work of literary montage digs deep into a historic period that continues to garner scholarly and public interest Readers interested in poetry and aboriginal history will find this an intriguing new collection.Massacre Street

Paul Zits received his MA in English from the University of Calgary in His creative dissertation, and first book, Massacre Street University of Alberta Press, , won the Stephan G Stephansson Award for Poetry at the Alberta Literary Awards His second book, Leap seconds Insomniac Press, , won the Robert Kroetsch Award for Innovative PoetryZits latest collection Exhibit, explores the trial of Margaret McPhail, accused of the murder of her brother in the winter of Zits is a middle school teacher with the Calgary Board of Education.

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  • Paperback
  • 107 pages
  • Massacre Street
  • Paul Zits
  • 03 April 2019
  • 0888646755

10 thoughts on “Massacre Street

  1. says:

    I bought this book of poetry in Calgary at the Writers Guild of Alberta Conference It appealed to me because I wanted to learnabout the Frog Lake Massacre Sadly, I didn t learn as much as I wanted to from this book, but it did spark my interest and enticed me to do my own research about this tragic event in Canadian history My favorite poem is on page 103, titled, Crowfoot Chief of the Blackfoot, like a dark Duke of Wellington, in the house of the white chief with one eye open as th I bought this book of poetry in Calgary at the Writers Guild of Alberta Conference It appealed to me because I wanted to learnabout the Frog Lake Massacre Sadly, I didn t learn as much as I wanted to from this book, but it did spark my interest and enticed me to do my own research about this tragic event in Canadian history My favorite poem is on page 103, titled, Crowfoot Chief of the Blackfoot, like a dark Duke of Wellington, in the house of the white chief with one eye open as they called Jingo from his watchfulness and his eye glass Yes a long title The book cover is wonderful

  2. says:

    A fascinating poetic view of the Louis Riel rebellion Uses a lot of found texts to tell the story Very well done.

  3. says:

    This book does a good job of combining poetry and history However, after revisiting it and readingwork based in history, I have adjusted my review.

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