​questions I asked my mother

​questions I asked my mother by Di Brandt was shortlisted for the 1987 Governor General's Literary Award for poetry.

Di Brandt

questions I asked my mother is a seminal work of both Canadian and Mennonite literature.
Included in this new edition, poet and scholar Tanis MacDonald reflects on the impact of Di Brandt's poetry and how it undercuts centuries of patriarchal culture. Powerful and lyrical, filled with humour and intelligence, Brandt's language enfolds desire and hate, birth and death, mother and child. (From Turnstone Press)


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