Start: 12/15/2010 7:00 pm

Kate McBride is a writer and filmmaker who lives and works in Vancouver, Florence, and Biot. (Not bad, one might say.) In and around her other work, she has long kept photo and poetry journals of her travels. As part of a swing to this part of the world, she'll read and show images tonight from her recent book, Poems & Polaroids: I Journey with You Here (Alias). Drawn from the years 1989 to 2006, this book conveys a wide variety of landscapes and city scenes, both visually and in poetic text, a world outside, and in.


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Poems & Polaroids: I Journey With You Here

  1. 1Textbook Description
    With this new book, Kate McBride invites us to journey with her as armchair travelers through eighty-four poems and more than two-hundred Polaroids. The milkiness, the painterly, almost ethereal look of the images and the poetic record of a place and time create what McBride describes as dreamscapes.Written by authorities in Poetry, Poems & Polaroids: I Journey WithYou Here by Kate McBride provides an excellent foundation for Poetry studies. Kate McBride’s style is excellently suited towards Poetry studies, and will teach students the material clearly without overcomplicating the subject. What’s more, the text is available in the Hardcover format shown above (ISBN 9788896532133), as well as a number of other formats. As of May 2010, this revision raises the bar for Poems & Polaroids: I Journey With You Here’s high standard of excellence, making sure that it stays one of the foremost Poetry studies textbooks.

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