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Occupied World

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In ancient Roman times rituals were performed to sanctify the ground on which new cities were founded. With this invocation, space could then be occupied. In her brilliant new collection, Alice Major’s poems concern themselves with human occupation: how we occupy cities; how we occupy ourselves as citizens, workers and thinkers; how we occupy mythologies and metaphors; and ...more
Paperback, 120 pages
Published September 14th 2002 by University of Alberta Press
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Paula Kirman
Beautiful language and imagery that is both local and from other places and times.
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Shelves: 2009
Beautiful, wonderfully crafted book of poems from one of Edmonton's poet laureates. There is some great language work in here.
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Alice Major is a Canadian poet, who served as poet laureate of Edmonton, Alberta. During her tenure as poet laureate, she founded the Edmonton Poetry Festival in 2006. She continues to serve on the Board of Directors for the Edmonton Poetry Festival Society as President.

Major emigrated from Scotland with her sister at the age of eight, and grew up in Toronto, Ontario before working as a weekly new
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