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ISBN-10: 1784106380
ISBN-13: 9781784106386
Publisher: Carcanet Press
Publish Date: 09/01/2017
Dimensions: 8.40" L, 5.20" W, 1.90" H

Collected Poems

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Lorna Goodison is a poet alive to places, from the loved and lived-in world of Jamaica where she began and started a family, to the United States and Canada where she has made her teaching career, but always re-connecting with her Caribbean roots. She travels with an ear alert to histories and voices. How differently English sounds in the tropics and in colder lands, at seaside in sunlight and on prairies, mountains and in cities. The same words say quite different things, depending on who speaks them and who’s listening, obeying or resisting. She covers a wide range of subjects and themes, too. Her instinct is to celebrate being alive in a world that is rich but in peril.

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"What is the rare quality that has gone out of poetry that these marvellous poems restore? Joy." –Derek Walcott, Nobel Laureate Recipient of the following: Commonwealth Poetry Prize (Americas Region), Musgrave Gold Medal Order of Distinction from Jamaica, Henry Russel Award for Exceptional Creative Work from the University of Michigan, British Columbia National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction for From Harvey River: A Memoir of My Mother and Her People
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ISBN-10: 1784106380
ISBN-13: 9781784106386
Publisher: Carcanet Press
Publish Date: 09/01/2017
Dimensions: 8.40" L, 5.20" W, 1.90" H
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