Thinking Tremolo and Backflip

Ricou, Laurie
September 2009
Canadian Literature;Autumn2009, Issue 202, p6
Academic Journal
In this editorial the author reflects on the English Canadian sports literature. She answered the question asked by two Japanese students on benefits of physical activity as improving poetry appreciation. The author read the book "Listening to the Radio: For Michael Ondaatje" by Robert Kroetsch, which she referred it as reminiscence of "Hockey Night in Canada." She mentioned the top ten sports-themed pieces of the Canadian Literature including "Dizzy When You Look Down In" by Pasha Malla, "The Bone Cage" by Angie Abdou, and "Icarus" by Don McKay.


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