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The Night Will Be Insistent: Selected Poems 1987-2000

The Night Will Be Insistent delivers into the English language selections from Denise Desautels’ poetic oeuvre. Translator Daniel Sloate curates the poetry in this collection for a fifteen year period beginning in 1987 and culminating in 2002. Works featured here come from 1987’s Sign Discrete, Sign Discreet; 1990’s Lessons from Venice; 1992’s The Angel’s Swan Dive, as well as that year’s The Face of Colour; 1995’s Cemeteries: Silent Rage; 1996’s My Joy, She Shouts; 2000’s Memorial to Lou; and 2002’s During Death.

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