The Stone Boatmen, the debut novel of Sarah Tolmie, a medievalist at the University of Waterloo, evolved out of Tolmies fascination with the fourteenth-century visionary poem, Piers Plowman, which she has also explored in the media of virtual reality and dance. The novel weaves a tale of three cities, separated by oceans, lost to one another long ago: the first, the city of rituals, of ceremonies; the second, the city of words, of poetry; and the third, the city of the golden birds, of dreams. In their harbors stand the ...

The Stone Boatmen 2014, Aqueduct Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9781619760271

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