8.5×7, 24pp, /50, $10.00
The Argossey re-writes The Odyssey through the lens of Odysseus’ dog, Argos. It introduces an alternate time scale and new considerations of loyalty to the epic. Ben Ladouceur, soon-to-be-temporary-Ottawa-ex-pat, continues to refine his careful poetic in this accomplished, twenty-four “book” poem.
Poetry (October 2009)
27 May 2013 | Amanda Earl “On Writing” (and The Argossey)
10 April 2012 | Amanda Earl on biography in poetry (and Ben Ladouceur’s The Argossey)
4 June 2010 | Aaron Tucker reviews Ben Ladouceur’s The Argossey