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Blues and bliss : the poetry of George Elliott Clarke

Author: George Elliott Clarke; Jon Paul Fiorentino
Publisher: Waterloo, Ont. : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, ©2008.
Series: Laurier poetry series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Blues singer, preacher, cultural critic, exile, Africadian, high modernist, spoken word artist, Canadian poet-these are but some of the voices of George Elliott Clarke. In a selection of Clarke's best work from his early poetry to his most recent, Blues and Bliss: The Poetry of George Elliott Clarke offers readers an impressive cross-section of those voices. Jon Paul Fiorentino's introduction focuses on this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Poetry
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George Elliott Clarke; Jon Paul Fiorentino
ISBN: 9781554582341 1554582342
OCLC Number: 352540830
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 66 pages).
Contents: Table of Contents; Foreword; Biographical Note; Introduction; Salvation Army Blues; Halifax Blues; Hammonds Plains African Baptist Church; Campbell Road Church; Watercolour for Negro Expatriates in France; Look Homeward, Exile; The Wisdom of Shelley; The River Pilgrim: A Letter; Blank Sonnet; The Symposium; Rose Vinegar; Blues for X; Vision of Justice; Chancy's Menu; Chancy's Drinking Song; Beatrice's Defence; George & Rue: Pure, Virtuous Killers; Ballad of a Hanged Man; Child Hood I; Child Hood II; Hard Nails; Public Enemy; The Killing; Trial I; Trial II; Avowals; Negation.
Series Title: Laurier poetry series.
Responsibility: selected with an introduction by Jon Paul Fiorentino ; and an afterword by George Elliott Clarke.
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Blues singer, preacher, cultural critic, exile, Africadian, high modernist, spoken word artist, Canadian poet - these are but some of the voices of George Elliott Clarke. In a selection of Clarke's  Read more...

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In being removed from their original contexts, these poems shine anew. Viewed apart from the rest of the poems in Black, Letter to a Young Poet seems even stranger, a successful and disturbing piece Read more...

 
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