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The lumberjack"s dove

GennaRose Nethercott

The lumberjack"s dove

a poem

by GennaRose Nethercott

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American Narrative poetry,
  • American poetry

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGennaRose Nethercott
    The Physical Object
    Pagination76 pages
    Number of Pages76
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26976456M
    ISBN 100062853678
    ISBN 109780062853677
    OCLC/WorldCa1029786396

      About the Book: “A boldly original and visceral debut collection from the winner of the National Poetry Series Competition, selected by Louise Gluck. In the ingenious and vividly imagined narrative poem The Lumberjack’s Dove, GennaRose Nethercott describes a lumberjack who cuts his hand off with an axe—however, instead of merely. A boldly original and visceral debut collection from the winner of the National Poetry Series Competition, selected by Louise Gluck. Inflected with the uncanny enchantment of modern folklore and animated by the sly shifting of points-of-view, The Lumberjack’s Dove is wise, richly textured poetry from a boundlessly creative new voice.

    A boldly original and visceral debut collection from the winner of the National Poetry Series Competition, selected by Louise Gluck. In the ingenious and vividly imagined narrative poem The Lumberjack's Dove, GennaRose Nethercott describes a lumberjack who cuts his hand off with an axe--however, instead of merely being severed, the hand shapeshifts into a dove. The 19th century spawned a unique breed of men who took pride in their woodsmen skills and rough codes of conduct. They called themselves lumberers, shantymen, timber beasts, les bucherron -- and, more recently, lumberjacks, working in the vast forests of eastern Canada and British Columbia. Across the country, farm boys would go to the woods, lumbering being the only winter work available.

    GennaRose Nethercott's book The Lumberjack's Dove was selected by Louise Glück as a winner of the National Poetry Series for She is also the lyricist behind the narrative song collection Modern Ballads, and is a Mass Cultural Council Artist Fellow. Lumberjacks Gave Us Lumbersexuals In the peer reviewed journal, Historian an article penned by Adam Tomczik speaks to the nomenclature of men employed in the logging industry of the time period. To be a lumberjack meant working in dangerous, life threatening situations where the hours were long and conditions brutal.


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Far from representing just an event of pain and loss in the body, this incident spirals outward to explore. The Lumberjack's Dove, the debut book-length poem by GennaRose Nethercott, is a brilliant example of the transformational power of the form.

A lumberjack's axe severs his hand, which turns into a dove. It's a fantastical concept that Nethercott wields effortlessly in /5. The Lumberjack's Dove, the debut book-length poem by GennaRose Nethercott, is a brilliant example of the transformational power of the form.

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It can be, as it is here, apparently as light as a feather: The Lumberjack’s Dove is, in its manner, a folktale; it is also a meditation on attachment, on loss, on transformation.

GennaRose Nethercott is the author of The Lumberjack’s Dove (Ecco/HarperCollins, ), selected by Louise Glück as a winner of the National Poetry Series.

Her other projects include A Ghost of Water (an ekphrastic collaboration with printmaker Susan Osgood) and the. GennaRose Nethercott’s book The Lumberjack’s Dove was selected by Louise Glück as a winner of the National Poetry Series for Nethercott’s other recent projects include A Ghost of Water (an ekphrastic collaboration with printmaker Susan Osgood) and the narrative song collection Modern Ballads.A Vermont native, she tours nationally and internationally composing poems to order.

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GennaRose Nethercott’s book The Lumberjack’s Dove (Ecco/HarperCollins) was selected by Louise Glück as a winner of the National Poetry Series for GennaRose will be presenting her story, via intricate shadow-puppetry crank box, animating segments of the text through 60 feet of scrolling, panoramic hand-cut paper images.

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Nethercott tours nationally and internationally. “The Lumberjack’s Dove” is available through HarperCollins Publishers and at Bright Side Bookshop in Flagstaff. GennaRose Nethercott will host a book signing at Bright Side on Jan. 12 and.Nethercott will be reading from “The Lumberjack’s Dove” accompanied by a shadow play.

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