What does it mean to think, to imagine, to create, to be? Why do we believe what we do? Is death an ontological state of being, or is it a grammar error? What exactly is poetry? The varied writings in Jeffery Donaldson's Viaticum explore life's most basic questions-and its biggest illusions-from the nature of language to the rhetorical potential of the afterlife.
About the author
Jeffery Donaldson is the author of Palilalia, a finalist for the Canadian Authors Association Award for Poetry, Waterglass, and Once out of Nature. He has also the co-editor of Frye and the Word: Religious Contexts in the Writings of Northrop Frye. Donaldson teaches poetry and American literature at McMaster University. He lives on the Niagara Escarpment near Grimsby, Ontario.
- Runner-up, eLit Awards
Other titles by Jeffery Donaldson
Poems of Metaphor
The Essential John Reibetanz
The Evolution of Metaphor and the Metaphor of Evolution
Essays on Poetry and Poetics
Sailing to Babylon - Poems
Frye and the Word
Religious Contexts in the Writings of Northrop Frye