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The Collected works of Billy the Kid

Michael Ondaatje

The Collected works of Billy the Kid

Left handed poems

by Michael Ondaatje

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Wingbow .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Billy,
  • Fiction,
  • Poetry

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages105
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8325132M
    ISBN 100914728261
    ISBN 109780914728269
    OCLC/WorldCa10975442

    Billy the Kid, Broadway play co-written by Joseph Santley and Walwin (Walter) Woods. Aaron Copland's Billy the Kid, music and ballet that premiered in Michael McClure's play The Beard recounts a fictional meeting between Billy the Kid and Jean Harlow. Michael Ondaatje's play, The Collected Works of Billy the Kid. Michael Ondaatje’s novella The Collected Works of Billy the Kid was originally written in Late in , the author returned to re-imagine his former work, and this new edition also contains a new afterword by Ondaatje.

    Description of the book "The Collected Works of Billy the Kid": From the Booker Prize-winning author of The English Patient comes a visionary novel, a virtuoso synthesis of storytelling, history, and myth, about William Bonney, a.k.a. "Billy the Kid, " a bloodthirsty ogre and outlaw saint. Compare book prices from over , booksellers. Find The Collected Works of Billy the Kid () by Ondaatje, Michael.4/5(K).

    The poems, some of them in prose, in this taut and stunning book, dart by like small desert animals. Billy is in charge here, all the way, speaking with the cool precision of an assassin, his images coming rapid and accurate as bullets, taking the measure of friends and enemies, hawks circling, horses straining, women loved and men wiztechinplanttraining.com: Michael Ondaatje. THE COLLECTED WORKS OF BILLY THE KID Michael Ondaatje MMMmmmmmm. In the final minutes. It is Texas midnight. A large large square, well and buckets centre. The houses and sheds in rows making up the square. The long narrow porch running all around. Up to the well rides Pat Garrett and deputies Poe and Mackinnon. Scuffling slow, smoking as they.


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Mar 28,  · The Collected Works of Billy the Kid is a series of vignettes -- poems and prose poems -- that brutally brings the reader into the last year or so of Billy the Kid's life as he encounters, eludes and finally is killed by Pat Garrett/5.

The Collected Works of Billy the Kid: Left-Handed Poems is a verse novel by Michael Ondaatje, published in It chronicles and interprets important events in the life of William Bonney, aka Billy the Kid, and his conflict with Sheriff Pat GarrettPublisher: Anansi Press.

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The Collected Works of Billy the Kid: Left Handed Poems depicts the last year of the outlaw’s life, his twenty-second, when Pat Garrett is made sheriff to clean up New Mexico. Shortly after.

Jan 12,  · What is it about this book that is so timeless. The Collected Works of Billy The Kid takes us inside the life, thoughts, desires, rationalisations and memories of this iconic character from the American West on the s.

It’s called a novel on the cover but Ondaatje plays with structure by mixing poetry, prose, photographs. Michael Ondaatje’s short novel, The Collected Works of Billy the Kid is unlike any book I’ve ever read. It’s a collage of imagined interviews, poems, prose and even photos, fragments that when pasted together form a strange and beautiful exploration of one of the most enduring mythic figures of the American West.

Mar 01,  · "The Collected Works of Billy the Kid" creates a beautiful and visceral written collage about the legendary Billy the Kid. Written in a mixture of prose, poetry, clippings and interviews, the reader may not always be sure of whose voice they are hearing and whether the pictures being painted in their head are based on reality or fiction; or wiztechinplanttraining.com by: About The Collected Works of Billy the Kid.

Drawing on contemporary accounts, period photographs, dime novels, and his own prodigious fund of empathy and imagination, Michael Ondaatje’s visionary novel traces the legendary outlaw’s passage across the blasted landscape of New Mexico and the collective unconscious of his country.

The Collected Works of Billy the Kid is a virtuoso synthesis of storytelling, history, and myth by a writer who brings us back to our familiar legends with a renewed sense of wonder. About the Author Michael Ondaatje is a novelist and poet who lives in Toronto, Canada. Aug 17,  · The Collected Works of Billy the Kid is a virtuoso synthesis of storytelling, history, and myth by a writer who brings us back to our familiar legends with a renewed sense of wonder.

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Written in verse rather than prose, the novel is a formally experimental and fictionalized retelling of the life of gunman and outlaw Billy the Kid, an infamous figure of the American Old West who committed eight murders before dying in a gunfight at.

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[Michael Ondaatje] -- From the Booker Prize-winning author of The English Patient comes a visionary novel about an icon of American violence.

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Originally a poet, Ondaatje's eventual career in fiction was boosted by the success of his book of poetry, The Collected Works of Billy the Kid (), an account.

Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.Mar 29,  · By Michael Ondaatje Dramatised by Sarah Phelps On 14 JulySheriff Pat Garrett finally tracked down the outlaw William Bonney, otherwise known as Billy the Kid.

Here, from the author of The English Patient, is a portrait of Billy, in a verse novel published inwhich chronicles and interprets important events in Billy's life.The Collected Works of Billy the Kid: Left-Handed Poems is a verse novel by Michael Ondaatje, published in It chronicles and interprets important events in the life of William Bonney, aka Billy the Kid, and his conflict with Sheriff Pat Garrett.

It is a work of fiction.