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Ain't I a woman! : classic poetry by women from around the world

Author: Illona Linthwaite
Publisher: Lincolnwood, Ill. : Contemporary Books, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Spanning the centuries from Sappho's Greece to modern South Africa, the voices of these women poets express themes of love, motherhood, injustice, loss, and racial and sexual oppression. The sequence of the poems moves from youth to old age, and they bear witness to the triumphs as well as the pain and frustration of women in many times and in many places. Among the poets whose work is included are Anna Akhmatova,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Illona Linthwaite
ISBN: 0809225344 9780809225347
OCLC Number: 42038217
Description: xxiii, 264 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The House of Desire / Sherley Anne Williams --
Warning / Jenny Joseph --
My Country / Zindziswa Mandela --
Mamzelle / Mary Wilson --
If You Black Get Back / Cheryl Clarke --
Growing Up / U.A. Fanthorpe --
Witch / Jean Tepperman --
The Sun Witness / Nurunnessa Choudhury --
Invitation to a Dance / Susan Wallbank --
Richard Brought His Flute / Nancy Morejon --
Lost, One Soul / Sandy McIntosh --
Other Fabrics, Other Mores! / Anna Maria Lenngren --
Nikki Rosa / Nikki Giovanni --
Cartwheels / Mary Lonnberg Smith --
Poem of Distant Childhood / Noemia da Sousa --
Blue Specks / Nurunnessa Choudhury --
Quatrains / Mahsati --
I Hate Poetry / Julia Vinograd --
I Said to Poetry / Alice Walker --
The New Notebook / Maria Banus.
Responsibility: edited by Illona Linthwaite.
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One hundred and fifty poems from around the world and across the ages cover themes of motherhood and youth, race and loss, sex and love. Featured writers include Maya Angelou, Alice Walker, Sappho,  Read more...

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