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Notes on Fellini’s I Vitelloni and La Strada

I force myself, often without success, to watch Federico Fellini’s films, even though I think that most of his work, starting with 8½, descends film after film into greater cinematic fraudulence, the only exception being Juliet of the Spirits, but even that takes me several patches of viewing to get through. What is particularly interesting,…

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Caravaggio’s Dagger – Review by Candice James, Poet Laureate of New Westminster, BC, Canada

This review appeared in Canadian Poetry Review. 24 January at 15:02 · TITLE: CARAVAGGIO’S DAGGER AUTHOR: Hendrik Slegtenhorst PUBLISHER: Iguana Books 2013 ISBN: 978-1-77180-015-0 PGS: 105 REVIEWED BY: Candice James Caravaggio’s Dagger is one of those rare books of poetry you pick up and find it almost impossible to put down. These pages are satin highways…

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Hendrik Slegtenhorst – Literary CV

Hendrik Slegtenhorst is a Canadian writer. He lives in Vancouver, and has worked throughout Canada, and in the United States, Europe, and Africa. His experience includes: his activities as a professional writer, speaker, columnist, and editor; board directorships in cultural, community, and economic development; executive management of local government and heritage institutions; senior management of post-secondary education; and,…

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Robert Melançon – Le paradis des apparences (2004), tr. Judith Cowan as For as Far as the Eye Can See (2013)

4 December 2015 Extraordinary is Montreal poet Robert Melançon’s 2004 For as Far as the Eye Can See in an exceptional translation by Judith Cowan. The original is titled Le paradis des apparences. The book consists of 144 12-line sonnets, intricately based upon the truncated form, the sonnets lacking a concluding couplet, but the book’s overarching structure…