In Half/Mask, Roger Mitchell goes in search of the magic that remains when the world is stripped down to an inhospitable beauty. Many of these starkly lyrical poems explore the human and natural communities found on tundra and borrow freely from the great narrative and sculptural traditions of the Inuit and other rugged people who have learned to live intensely under challenging conditions. Whether in the High Arctic or in different places where human life . . . has a loose fit, Mitchell discovers a land rich in imagery and ...

Half/Mask 2007, University of Akron Press

ISBN-13: 9781931968447

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